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Snow dance

Snow dance

PLAY | 05:25

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

Types of ice

Types of ice

Did you know that there are many different types of ice that can form on our lakes?

Naturalist Chel Anderson tells WTIP’s CJ Heithoff how to tell the differences between all the different varieties of ice in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

PLAY | 10:07
Valentine’s Day with Mr. Pine Marten

Valentine’s Day with Mr. Pine Marten

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 04:56
Paddle Minnesota: Karen-lisa Forbes

Paddle Minnesota: Karen-lisa Forbes

In this installment of Paddle Minnesota, Karen-lisa Forbes connects the threads between a wooly Arctic mammal…the meditation of spinning yarn… and the rhythm of paddling a canoe.

PLAY | 05:54
The big lake’s eerie beauty

The big lake’s eerie beauty

Vicki Biggs-Anderson is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Vicki lives on a 100-year-old homestead with a variety of farm animals, from guinea fowl to goats. Each week, she shares a bit about her life and the lessons she learns tending her north woods homestead and farm with Magnetic North.

PLAY | 06:07
Warming up after the “polar vortex”

Warming up after the “polar vortex”

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 04:38
Frost cracks

Frost cracks

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about what causes frost cracks in trees.

PLAY | 07:39
The Missing Hiker

The Missing Hiker

No one heads out into the woods expecting to get lost – and the remote and heavily forested landscape along the North Shore poses unique challenges for search and rescue teams.

PLAY | 19:13
Another week of bitter cold in border country

Another week of bitter cold in border country

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.

PLAY | 04:43
“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

Back in late September, Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher took KBXE volunteer music programmer DJ Dang (also known as Dan Gannon) out for a paddle to learn more about him and to talk about the music that he loves.

PLAY | 12:34
A Message from Inside the Great White…

A Message from Inside the Great White…

Vicki Biggs-Anderson is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Vicki lives on a 100-year-old homestead with a variety of farm animals, from guinea fowl to goats. Each week, she shares a bit about her life and the lessons she learns tending her north woods homestead and farm with Magnetic North.

PLAY | 06:51

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