News and Public Affairs

Series produced by WTIP

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WTIP is committed to informing and connecting
listeners with relevant news, public affairs, perspectives, and stories from Minnesota's North Shore community.

WTIP's news and public affairs stories vary in length from 3 to 10 minutes. The stories posted here are ones that have been identified as having appeal and interest to an audience beyond Minnesota's North Shore.


6 Pieces

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WTIP is sad to share the news that Norman Deschampe, chair of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, passed away on Saturday, February 9.

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 11:14
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Youth Radio Project has grown significantly since it's rebirth two years ago. Local media producer Patrick Knight works with over a dozen hi...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 08:15
Caption: Bull moose
The moose population in Northeastern Minnesota is in trouble. Researchers are not sure why. WTIP’s Jay Andersen hosted a discussion with three moos...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you ever find food nutrition labels confusing? Dr. David Katz of the Yale Prevention Research Center did. He led a team of medical and nutrition...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2011
  • Length: 19:29
Caption: Mining Processing Plant, Credit: joeldinda on Flickr
PolyMet Mining Corporation wants to develop Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mining operation. There’s support for the project statewide and the Ir...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2011
  • Length: 07:46
Caption: The passenger boat M/V Wenonah approaches the historic Sivertson fishhouse dock at Isle Royale National Park, Credit: Carah Thomas
The National Park Service is currently developing a plan for Isle Royale National Park that will decide the fate of several North Shore families wi...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jan 10, 2011
  • Length: 11:08
  • Purchases: 1