WTIP is experiencing technical issues, which have taken our broadcast towers off the air. We are working to get this resolved as quickly as possible. In the meantime, we’d like to let you know that our webstream is still available to listen to via computer, tablet or phone – just click on Listen Now.
Tune in Thursday, Sept. 29 at noon and 7 p.m. for a special program highlighting the One Small Step project WTIP has been involved with in collaboration with StoryCorps. Barbara Jean Meyers – one of the project coordinators/producers – will provide an update on the progress, with audio from some of the conversations that have taken place so far. In addition, we’ll hear from some of the participants, sharing their experiences.
A special edition of the North Shore News Hour aired on Sept. 15, focused on the housing crunch in Cook County. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with a number of local officials about issues relevant to the topic as well as possible solutions. If you missed the program or would like to hear it again, just click on the link below.
While solitude is sought by the thousands of people who visit the BWCA each year, many of these same people travel through the canoe-country wilderness with familiar faces by their side. In the latest episode of the WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast, we hear stories about connection, friendship and adventure in the most visited wilderness in the nation.
Football season is here and WTIP is pleased to provide live broadcasts of all of the Cook County Vikings football games this season – both home and away. Tune in this Friday, September 30, at 6 p.m. – WTIP’s Norman Moe and Sterling Anderson will provide the play-by-play as the Cook County Vikings hit the road to face the North Central Stars (at Littlefork-Big Falls). Future broadcast dates are October 7, 13 and 19. Go Vikings!
We’re excited to announce a new, limited-edition product available in our online store – “Live Local: North Shore Edition” CityTins. It’s a tin filled with 22 coasters offering $10 off dining and additional offers at retail, adventure, and relaxation destinations from Duluth to Grand Marais. They’re valid through 2023 – providing a long window of opportunity to use them – and all of the proceeds benefit WTIP community radio. Learn more in this interview with WTIP’s Development Director, Maryam Torabi.
It’s one of the most popular times of the day here at WTIP. What, you ask? Pop Quiz of course! We play it every weekday at 9:30 a.m., and recently some avid fans asked that we share the daily question and answer on our website, so here they are (along with the winner and the fabulous prize). Thanks for listening!
We’re very excited to announce that WTIP has been selected to be a Hub Station for StoryCorps’ One Small Step initiative! We are asking for your help to strengthen our community — and our democracy — one conversation at a time.
Keep up to speed with what’s happening “up the trail.” Trail Time with Marcia Roepke airs every other Friday around 9:40 on North Shore Morning and shares highlights of events and phenology in the Gunflint Trail community.