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North Shore Digest airs on WTIP Monday-Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (hankoss/Flickr)

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News & Information
North Shore Digest airs from 5-6 p.m. weekdays and is the place to get caught up with what’s happening in your backyard and beyond, with international and national news from the Associated Press and local news from WTIP's News Department. The program always incorporates local announcements and events, significant interviews with local people and newsmakers, a mix of music, and features like National Native News, School News, and the Minnesota News Connection. 

What's On:

Sunny's Back Yard: Late November

Late fall in Lake County has been warmer than usual, and so far very little snow has fallen.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: November 23

Nicholas reports the latest School News.


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: November 17

Sophia and Kalina report the latest School News.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: November 12

Bryn and Grace report the latest School News.



Planting and harvesting native sweet grass - the sacred hair of Mother Earth

Throughout this school year, the Cook County Invasives Team will be working with Ms.


North Woods Naturalist: Ciscoes

There are many names for lake herring, but only one that’s truly correct. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about ciscos.



Planning and preparing for winter safety

Late fall has been mild so far, but winter weather isn’t far off. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mike Keyport about winter preparedness.


Chairwoman Diver

Anishinaabe Way: The Inherent Right of Sovereignty, Part 3

Karen Diver has been the Tribal Chair of the Fond du Lac Reservation since 2007. She was recently named Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs.


Gathering water along the Basswood River

A Year in the Wilderness: October 29 - Traveling the Horse and Basswood Rivers

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences travelling the BWCAW.


Pacific loon

North Woods Naturalist: Fall Migration

The bird migration at Hawk Ridge is approaching half a million. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about songbirds and raptors, ducks and loons.