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  • Technical difficulties

    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.

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  • Thursday at noon & 7 p.m. One Small Step: An update on the project

    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.

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  • WANTED: Your questions for upcoming primary candidate forums
    Election season is here, and the WTIP News Department is currently assembling discussion topics for live primary candidate forums that will air Oct. 3-7. If you have questions related to the work of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, or the county in general, please email them to joe@wtip.org and we’ll try to include them. Typically, we have more topics than time, so keep your questions brief and to the point. Thank you!
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  • Taking a look at the housing crunch in Cook County

    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.

    Listen to the archived program

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  • New Episode Boundary Waters Podcast: Episode 74

    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.

    Click here to listen to Episode 74

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  • 6 p.m. Friday LIVE BROADCASTS: Cook County Vikings football

    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!

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  • Limited edition CityTins A new way to support really local radio

    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.

    Visit our online shop to purchase one

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  • See the weekday POP QUIZ results!

    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!

    Click here to see the most recent POP QUIZ info

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  • Join the conversation! WTIP Chosen as Hub Station for StoryCorps' One Small Step

    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.

    Learn more and sign up

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  • Trail Time with Marcia Roepke

    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.

    Read or listen to archived editions of Trail Time

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WTIP Program Schedule

UnderCurrents

12am-7am

The Gospel Truth

8am-10am

A Wider Lens

12pm-1pm

Reveal

1pm-2pm

Women In Music

2pm-4pm

Swing Session

4pm-5pm

Polka Time

5pm-6pm

Classic Country

6pm-9pm

Sounds of the Spirit

9pm-10:30pm

String Theory

10:30pm-12am

String Theory

12am-12:30am

UnderCurrents

12:30am-6am

Swing Session

6am-7am

DayBreak

7am-8am

Sidetracks

10am-12pm

UnderCurrents

1pm-2pm

The World Cafe

2pm-4pm

INDIGEFI

4pm-5pm

As It Happens

6pm-7pm

Monday Night Mix

8pm-10pm

Mountain Stage

10pm-12am

UnderCurrents

12am-6am

Swing Session

6am-7am

DayBreak

7am-8am

Sidetracks

10am-12pm

Musical Chairs

1pm-3pm

Musical Chairs

3pm-5pm

A Wider Lens

5pm-6pm

As It Happens

6pm-7pm

Thirsty Boots

8pm-10pm

Night Graze

10pm-11pm

Folk Alley

11pm-12am

UnderCurrents

12am-6am

Swing Session

6am-7am

DayBreak

7am-8am

Sidetracks

10am-12pm

UnderCurrents

1pm-2pm

The World Cafe

2pm-4pm

The Roadhouse

4pm-6pm

Scenic Route

6pm-7pm

American Routes

10pm-12am

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2022 WTIP Annual Meeting
2022 WTIP Annual Meeting

Join us for a virtual meeting on October 17, 7 to 8 p.m. , members only

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