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Jaye White of Exploring the North Shore - Photo by Rhonda Silence

New business showcases the North Shore

WTIP Community Radio likes to share news of local businesses—new businesses, new owners, or milestone achievements.

Early ice is the time to bring out the skates in Cook County. Photo by Barb LaVigne

Beyond the Canoe: Ice Skating

The opportunities for outdoor recreation that don’t involve canoeing in Cook County and the Lake Superior region are ample.


A herring skiff nears completion at North House Folk School in January 2020. Submitted photo

Historic herring skiff will preserve North Shore boating and fishing culture

A team of students and staff were busy at North House Folk School the week of Jan. 6-12 building a replica of a herring skiff previously stationed in Colvill on the North Shore in the 1940s.


Gunflint Mail Run 2020. WTIP staff photo

Results from the 2020 Gunflint Mail Run

The results for each race in the 2020 Gunflint Mail Run are as follows:

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Photo by Francesco Gallarotti on Unsplash.

Northern Gardening: The Cold-Hardy Plant List

Cold winter days are a good time for garden planning...


School District 166 Middle School Student of the Month, Hattie C.  - Photo courtesy of ISD 166

School District 166 announces student and educators of the month

School District 166 Principal Megan Myers stopped by WTIP Community Radio to give an update on happenings at the school.

Elise Kyllo is featured in the PBS show 'Making it Up North.' Submitted photo

Cook County artists featured on 'Making It Up North' PBS program

Karen Sunderman is the producer of Making It Up North, a program produced at the regional PBS affiliate WDSE in Duluth.
 


Close up with a new puppy - photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 6

In episode six of the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and A Gal from Texas Podcast- Anastasia briefly heads home to Houston for the holidays and makes her first-ever new year'


Anastasia Gill dog selfie

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 5

In episode five of the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and A Gal from Texas Podcast- Anastasia Gill finally gets her first experience mushing on a sled with all the dogs, includi


Langeleiks. Image by Steve Dahl.

Northern Music Hour: Craftsman Steve Dahl and the langeleik

The Northern Music Hour is a one-hour program exploring the musical heritage of the North Shore's Scandinavian settlers.