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Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. They paddled out in early September for a 365 day trip. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences travelling the BWCAW. WTIP will be broadcasting those observations, experiences, good...

Afropop is the standard for both the curious and the connoisseur, and takes listeners to dynamic music capitals such as Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Havana, Cuba; Salvador de Bahia, Brazil; New York and Paris. Listeners meet the leading stars as well as emerging...
Albert Bally in WWI uniform
On April 7, 1917, the United States responded to three years of uncertainty and aggression by declaring war on Germany. The U.S. was now a part of World War I. One month later, at age 20, Albert Bally left his college studies in Milwaukee to enlist in the...
Fridays @ 10pm
Saturdays @ 10am
American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres -- roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.
From moody streets and muddy waters to purple mountains and the open range, America has produced a wide...
Spirit Tree -photo by Travis Novitsky
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"Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words and Stories of Ojibwe People" is a radio series that explores the many facets of Ojibwe life.  As part of the series you will hear the words and stories of Anishinaabe people, including artists, poets, doctors, scientists, elders and...
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Every Friday Morning on North Shore Morning around 8:15 am, a representative from Arrowhead Electric Cooperative stops by the studios to give us an update on what's happening with Arrowhead...
This feature highlights the thoughts and ideas behind the work of area artists. Each segment showcases a particular individual and brings the listener into the artist’s studio. The series was funded in part by the Community Leaders Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.
Mondays @ 6pm
Tuesdays @ 6pm
Wednesdays @ 6pm
Thursdays @ 6pm
Book your ears on a nightly 'round-the-world trip with As it Happens. From conversations with news makers to up-close and personal accounts of the unusual and unexpected, hosts Carol Off and Jeff Douglas bring you the stories behind the stories of the day.
As it Happens...
Image submitted by Michelle Schroede
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Michelle Schroeder is President and Lead Backpacking Instructor at Backpack the Trails LLC.

Her "ultimate goals are to inspire others to believe in themselves and to create more peers on the trail" by teaching the "skills necessary to backpack some of...
Sundays @ 10am
Wednesdays @ 10pm
Each week, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to public radio. Live performances from the masters of blues, soul, folk, and rock n roll.
"Behind the Work" is a regular feature on WTIP. Each segment focuses on an individual and the work they do in the region. "Behind the Work" is dedicated to exploring people’s lives, what they do to get by, and the contributions people make to the...
Marcia Hyatt
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Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.  Each week, the feature explores what we can do to be intentional,...
Thursdays @ 11pm
The Bluegrass Review includes bluegrass classics as well as contemporary bluegrass music. Host Phil Nusbaum links songs together by reflecting on artists’ styles, song lyrics, and bluegrass history as appropriate to the selections. The show also incorporates...
Wednesdays @ 11pm
, 1st and 3rdSaturdays @ 5pm


Steve Cushing is a Chicago broadcaster with years of experience in playing the blues. Blues Before Sunrise is a program of historical blues and related music which takes you back to some of the earliest days of the...

Fridays @ 8pm
Among many other things, the Baby Boomer generation will be remembered for its music. Boomer Jam is a two-hour program that brings you selections from the many genres of music known by Baby Boomers such as Rock, Folk-Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Blues, Soul and...
Sundays @ 6am
Thursdays @ 10pm
Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall,...
Childcare remains a topic of concern in Cook County. Photo courtesy of Flickr
Although Cook County is a wonderful place to raise a family, like many places it is not without its challenges. There has been a great deal of discussion by government entities at all levels regarding the North Shore’s limited housing options. But another problem—perhaps even more...
Sundays @ 6pm

Sunday evenings on WTIP are all about country music and listeners have grown to expect the very best.  Classic Country hosts love country music and feature a wide variety from all eras and genres, including bluegrass, gospel, mountain music, and 70's country much more.

First and Third Thursday Conversations air at 7 p.m. on Thursdays (killerturnip/Flickr)
1st, 3rd and 5thThursdays @ 7pm
On the first Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m. WTIP hosts a live interactive conversation on an issue of community importance. Guests are invited into the studio and listeners are invited to call in or email with questions, comments, and concerns. This participatory program is designed...
Community Producers Project
WTIP invites community members to participate in it's "Community Producers Project," designed to bring a wider range of voices to the air. Participants will learn how to identify topics, record audio, and how...
Kristin DeArruda Wharton
Kristin DeArruda Wharton is a Cook County resident and a current fellow with the Bush Foundation. In 2017, DeArruda Wharton approached WTIP with the idea of creating a series of interviews focused on topics relevant to not just health professionals, but anyone who is facing issues related to their...
Cruisin’ the Blues with Mr. Jack covers The Blues genre in its entirety, with music from the early 20th century through today. Host, Mr. Jack has been studying the history of blues for well over 30 years and has a large collection of Blues Music that he will be sharing with listeners as he...
Mondays @ 7am
Tuesdays @ 7am
Wednesdays @ 7am
Thursdays @ 7am
Fridays @ 7am
Join the WTIP News Staff for a program packed with news, music and some humor.  This program covers politics, local news and issues. DayBreak airs 7-8 a.m. on weekdays.
The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the far northeast corner of Minnesota, on the rocky North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish,...
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Elements is a series produced between WTIP and North House Folk School focusing on the natural materials found in our environment used in traditional Northern crafts.  Each episode takes a look at natural materials of our environment and how they're used to create basic things people need...
As part of WTIP's community voices series, Father Seamus Walsh, former priest for St. John's Catholic Church in Grand Marais, brings us a number of features, each telling the story of a different...
Field Notes image by Betsy Bowen
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Molly Hoffman became a birder following a 1970 course in Ornithology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth which was part of a degree in Biology.  Molly created Field Notes to bring a realistic birding experience to a radio audience. By using a single recorder to capture bird sounds...
Mondays @ 4pm

Each week Lil Fisher and John Morrin, both Anishinaabe, bring you an hour of contemporary and traditional music featuring Native American performers. This program has a long history on WTIP and is a listener favorite.


Tuesdays @ 4pm
Each week, Folk Alley host Elena See collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, and exclusive Folk Alley...
CACHE Farmer's Market sign
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”
The acronym perfectly captures what the Grand Portage community is doing—coming together to share food from...
Steve Ramberg
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Steve lives on the Gunflint Trail with his family. His ongoing audio series, “Gunflint Notebook,” highlights life on the Trail. Steve has a knack for tackling big issues with a gentle touch. The Gunflint Notebook can be heard about twice per month on WTIP. Listen at your...
Gus’ Wild Side is a regular feature on WTIP. Gus writes about our connections to Nature as he explores wildness from the High Arctic to his own backyard along the North Shore of Lake...
History Speaks is an exploration and presentation of aspects of our region's past. Through shared stories with familiar voices, we delve into our region's rich history to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the community in which we find ourselves today. This series...
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Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet.

His essays on life, work, medicine, and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country," and you can find the link to his...
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Over the past year, WTIP volunteer Joni Peterson has interviewed many of the international workers that come to Cook County.  Joni asks them a number of questions from the differences in weather and food, to what they like about being here on the North...
Wednesdays @ 4pm
Saturdays @ 2pm
Jazz music with a variety of...
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Cilla Walford is a transplant from England who now lives in Grand Marais.
“Lady and the Scamp” begins when Cilla decides to take a sabbatical from her teaching job and take her ancient dog, Sarah on a few last adventures.
“Lady and the Scamp” can be heard on...
Lake County Journal is a one-hour radio show featuring music, adventure, and stories about life in Lake County,...
The Gunflint Trail CCC camp/photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society
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The Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC began in the spring of 1933. It was started by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the onset of the Great Depression. Cook County became home to many CCC camps. The projects undertaken by the corps are...
Idyllic atmosphere during WTIP's 6th annual Radio Waves Music Festival, September 6-8, 2013 (Carah Thomas)
WTIP regularly hosts live in-studio music. We feature local musicians, groups and bands as well as musicians and bands visiting the area.

Wednesdays @ 7pm

Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Living on Earth features news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues. More information on the program...

“Living on the Edge: Exploring Economic Reality in Cook County” is a year long project that takes a broad look at the economic issues facing our community. Through this series WTIP delves into the challenges we face as a community and as individuals when trying to make ends meet.
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There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them. WTIP wants to help fill out your stringer by posting a weekly report on what’s biting and where. 

Tune in to DayBreak every Friday morning from 7 to 8 a.m....
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The Local Music Project is a monthly, locally-produced feature highlighting the music and talents of local and visiting musicians. Support for this feature comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage...
Vicki Biggs-Anderson
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Vicki lives on a 116 year-old homestead in Colvill that she and her late husband, Paul moved to from the Twin Cities years ago. She shares this special place with five goats, three dozen or so hens - bantams and full size, three talkative geese, an assortment of wild and domestic...

The North  Shore is home to a rich history and diverse culture. In Moments in Time, we speak with community members about their memories from different periods of our region's past to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the...

Tune in Monday nights from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. for Monday Night Mix, only on WTIP! (rchappo2002/Flickr)
Mondays @ 8pm
Monday Night Mix is one of WTIP’s most eclectic musical programs. Hosts change every week and each bring their own set of musical tastes and knowledge to the program.
Mondays @ 10pm
Saturdays @ 12pm
Mountain Stage guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for live performances by new and established artists. Hosted by Larry Groce, the program also takes an occasional road trip to bring music lovers rare and special events as they happen. You’ll hear some of the best in folk...
News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!

Mondays @ 12pm
Mondays @ 5pm
Tuesdays @ 12pm
Tuesdays @ 5pm
Wednesdays @ 12pm
Wednesdays @ 5pm
Thursdays @ 12pm
Thursdays @ 5pm
Fridays @ 12pm
The North Shore News Hour includes up-to-the minute weather, North Shore happenings in local news, sports and entertainment, as well as a variety of features from WTIP staff and volunteers. If you miss the North Shore News Hour at noon, tune in for a replay Monday...
Saturdays @ 7am
Host CJ Heithoff brings you this Saturday morning show, created at the request of WTIP listeners.  North Shore Weekend features three hours of community information, features, interviews, and music. It's truly a great way to start your weekend on the North Shore. Arts,...
Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund
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Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the great outdoors. She shares her insights with WTIP listeners every Tuesday during North Shore...
Northern Gardening
2ndThursdays @ 7pm

Northern Gardening covers a variety of gardening topics relevant to our northern climate. The program airs on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8...
East Bay Moon Crescent/Photo by Stephan Hoglund
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and contributes to WTIP bi-weekly on the Monday North Shore Morning program through "Northern Sky," where she shares what's happening with stars, planets and...
Joan Farnam
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Joan Farnam has been writing about the arts scene on the North Shore for more than 10 years. She is also a potter and the ceramics studio facilitator at the Grand Marais Art Colony and works as a freelance writer and photographer. Her commentary on WTIP about what's happening in the arts can be...
Ada Igoe
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Ada Igoe is proud to be homegrown on homegrown radio. Her radio career at WTIP began at an early age. As a child she tagged along to many of the meetings and fundraisers that lead to WTIP's formation. From 1999-2003, during her teenage years, she co-produced WTIP's Ragamuffin Radio, a...
Tuesdays @ 7pm

Peter Igoe has been with WTIP a long time and he’s an expert on vintage radio dramas and comedy. Each week he brings an hour of old time radio that may include “The Saint,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Dragnet,” “Fibber McGee and Molly”...

Sundays @ 11am
Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music, jam sessions and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Ark. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners on a...
It's a "Polka Party" Sundays at 5 p.m. on WTIP! (epiclectic/Flickr)
Sundays @ 5pm
Sunday afternoons are perfect for Polka.  WTIP hosts roll out regional and national bands for an hour of traditional and contemporary polka and related music.  So tune in and get ready to polka...
Putumayo World Music Hour provides a musical trip around the World with programs centering on different continents, regions and musical styles. One week you might be in the Caribbean and the next you’ll be in Italy. This hour-long program is for the wanderer in everyone.
Rock Harbor, Isle Royale
Isle Royale, the small island laying about 15 miles offshore from Grand Portage, was once home to a thriving community of fishermen and their families, as well as resort and cabin visitors.  Isle Royale has been the summer home for many generations. Those connections are explored in this...
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WTIP collected stories about Leng’s Fountain, an old-fashioned soda fountain in downtown Grand Marais. We received many calls, in which people shared memories of everything from their favorite fountain treat to Mr. Leng’s famous corduroy pants. Here are some of the stories we received....
Sundays @ 1pm

Reveal features stories from The Center for Investigative Reporting, as well as stories from public radio stations and a wide range of media partners.
Rose Arrowsmith-Decoux
For many years Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux lived at the end of the Gunflint Trail. She is a professional storyteller and actor and shared her talents with WTIP through  “Saturday Morning Story” telling both original and traditional tales.

Learn more about Rose at her...
Check out Saturday Night Mix, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays on WTIP (Aurelien Guichard/Flickr)
Saturdays @ 7pm
WTIP hosts enjoy playing a wide variety of music.
Fridays @ 4pm
A showcase of local and regional...
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School News is a WTIP feature that airs during North Shore Morning and North Shore Digest weekdays during the school year. Students gather news about the happenings and activities in their school, create a news report, and then record the report which is broadcast on WTIP.

Every week...
Since 1998, WTIP has aired a variety of live local sports throughout the year, showing support for area teams and bringing games to those who otherwise may not have access.  Sports broadcasts on WTIP have grown into a service that is depended upon and greatly appreciated...
Tune in for Sidetracks, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Markus Spiering/Flickr)
Mondays @ 10am
Tuesdays @ 10am
Wednesdays @ 10am
Thursdays @ 10am
Fridays @ 10am

Will Moore host two hours of music from a variety of genres. The music reflects the eclectic tastes of WTIP listeners and ranges from blues to bluegrass, from celtic to country, and beyond.  Sidetracks has become a must-listen-to program, airing weekday mornings from 10:00 -...

Fridays @ 7pm
Small Change is WTIP’s weekly one-hour call-in trivia show. Each week WTIP hosts throw out trivia questions in a variety of genres and teams and individuals in radio land gear up with their speed dials and answers ready in this action-packed program. That’s 387-1070 or...
Saturdays @ 10pm
Soul Deluxe is a weekly radio program featuring eclectic mix sets by Phoenix-based DJ Byron Fenix.  The show spotlights Soul music and various genres that either gave rise to or were influenced by it, including Electronic, Disco, Funk, Hip-Hop, House, Jazz, and R&B. In addition to the...
Sundays @ 9pm
Sacred and reflective music is featured on this Sunday evening program.  BJ Muus is the veteran host and he weaves music from a number of sacred traditions, including “Sing for Joy," a half-hour of Christian music from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota....
Catch String Theory Tuesdays at 10 p.m. or Sundays at 10:30 p.m. (Austin McAfee/Flickr)
Sundays @ 10.5pm
Tuesdays @ 10pm

Two hours of Chamber music on String Theory each week from the studios at WTIP where we takes you through Chamber Music in a chronological order from some of the earliest to some of the latest.​.

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 17 years and is a regular commentator on WTIP. She shares what's been happening in her part of the world on ...
Skye the sled dog. Photo by Emily Wick
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A series about dogs in Cook County and around the Lake Superior region. Hear stories about mushing, outdoor adventures. heroic dogs, and the humans who love and live with...
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The Superior National Forest Update helps you keep up to date with Forest activities that you might encounter while driving, boating, or hiking in the Superior National Forest’s Tofte and Gunflint Ranger Districts.  It includes road and fire conditions, logging and other truck...
Lin Salisbury
4thThursdays @ 7pm
Tune in on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. to hear new editions of "Superior...
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Sundays @ 4pm
Mondays @ 6am
Tuesdays @ 6am
Wednesdays @ 6am
Thursdays @ 6am
Fridays @ 6am
Host Bill Burkhardt has presented Swing Session for several years to an ever-growing group of loyal listeners. This hour-long program is exclusive to WTIP and centers around the big band music of the 1930s and '40s.
Saturdays @ 6pm
Tent Show Radio is a weekly variety series showcasing live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua. Featuring Michael Perry, the Blue Canvas Orchestra, and nationally and regionally renowned performers, Tent Show Radio is heard every week on listener-supported radio stations across the...
A Boundary Waters camper after the 1999 Blowdown event. Photo courtesy of Jim Cordes
During the early-morning hours of July 4, 1999, a series of thunderstorms formed over portions of North and South Dakota.  As the day moved along, the storms grew in strength. Some of the storms formed into a bow echo and began moving across Minnesota with damaging winds.

The Gospel Truth airs Sunday mornings starting at 8 a.m. (softjunebreeze/Flickr)
2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5thSundays @ 8am
Doug Seim (or on occasion, Carl Solander) is the host for a program every Sunday morning program centering on Gospel Music, some of the most-beloved American music, loved by religious and secular folks alike. During this special two hours, Doug brings you Gospel that goes back to its roots and...
Fridays @ 5pm
This program officially starts the weekend along the North Shore and across the North Woods. Hosts Dave TerSteeg, Brian Neil, and Julie Carlson, and producer Ann Possis, provide two hours packed with insightful interviews,  weekend happenings, and toe-tapping...
World Café
Mondays @ 2pm
Tuesdays @ 2pm
Wednesdays @ 2pm
Fridays @ 2pm
World Café is known by artists, appreciative audiences, and the radio and music industries as an influential source for music discovery. The two-hour daily program features a mix of artist interviews with in-studio performances by both established and emerging artists. The music selection...
Thirsty Boots airs Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on WTIP (nedral/Flickr)
Thursdays @ 8pm
Some of WTIP’s earliest programming centered on folk music.  Thirsty Boots carries on this tradition with two hours of folk, Americana, roots, folk rock, celtic, protest and other related music.  Different hosts bring differing...
To Minnesota with love
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Christina Macgillivray’s production company takes her all over the world but her heart is firmly rooted in Minnesota, especially the
North Shore. She wanted to do something for the area and the radio station that she loves.

Her new feature, “To Minnesota With...
Sundays @ 12pm
Mondays @ 7pm
To the Best of Our Knowledge cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine. Each week revolves around a theme. Some themes are big, others are micro. The program digs in with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it...
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Trauma Unpacked is a five part radio series identifying the subtle life-robbing effects of unresolved relational trauma that we may or may not recognize in our lives. Host’s Inger Andress and Anna Sorensen are survivors of relational trauma and discuss the benefits of taking this journey and...
Tuesday Classics airs every Tuesday at 8 p.m. on WTIP (maitri/Flickr)
Tuesdays @ 8pm
Immerse yourself in the world of classical music every Tuesday evening from 8 to 10 PM on WTIP.  From the Baroque to the Classical to the Romantic eras, modern composers and new recordings too, hear favorite pieces picked by our local hosts of Tuesday Classics.  
Sundays @ 12am
Mondays @ 0.5am
Mondays @ 1pm
Tuesdays @ 12am
Tuesdays @ 1pm
Wednesdays @ 12am
Wednesdays @ 1pm
Thursdays @ 12am
Fridays @ 12am
Fridays @ 1pm
Saturdays @ 12am
UnderCurrents can be heard on WTIP weekdays from 1-2 p.m. and everyday overnight from midnight on. Host Gregg McVicar combines timeless popular music with contemporary music and the best in traditional and modern Native American music. UnderCurrents is enjoyed...
Sundays @ 7am
Voices from the Circle, a one-hour radio program, highlights Native news, music, issues, entertainment, and storytelling from reservations and urban communities. Co-hosts Jim DeNomie (Bad River Chippewa) and Barbara Jersey (Menominee/Potawatomi) bring you traditional and contemporary Native music,...
The St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society.
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Walking the Old Road: The Story of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Chippewa is a monthly series told through the words and stories of the people who lived in Chippewa City.  By recording the history of Chippewa City, it's our intent to honor the people who came before by...
Wednesdays @ 8pm
Cool jazz is the norm on Wednesday nights as the WTIP jazz crew provides three hours of jazz music. You will hear jazz greats from the US and beyond as the hosts scour the available music to create programs with just the right selections.
Shake it off! by Travis Novitsky
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Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convenience, or...
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North Shore Morning
North Shore Weekend

Clare Shirley owns and runs Sawbill Canoe Outfitters at the end of the Sawbill Trail in Tofte with her husband Dan. Clare was born in Grand Marais and grew up in Tofte. Clare is a third-generation Outfitter, and third-generation West End News writer. Clare follows in the footsteps of her father...

Fred Smith
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Fred Smith, a native Iowan re-located to the wilderness of border country at the end of the century, has been writing of happenings in the upper Gunflint territory for going on eight years, first with the local paper, and since December 2008 for WTIP North Shore...
Photo from the IWC.
Here you'll find all WTIP news stories, interviews, and features that highlight the wildlife in our region.

Photo courtesy International Wolf...
Women in Music airs Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. (dogfaceboy/Flickr)
Sundays @ 2pm
This Sunday afternoon program celebrates the music written by and/or performed by women throughout the world.
Boundary Waters Podcast. WTIP file photo
This podcast is all about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is a place to hear stories from the people who visit this amazing outdoor playground. It is also a venue to learn more about the gear that helps adventuring in this unique setting be all the more enjoyable.

This series focuses on the local workforce housing crunch facing Cook County. It shares anecdotes of the struggles people face when trying to find a long-term rental in the county, a comparison of the local market with other tourist destinations across the United States, and possible solutions to...