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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.

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
Gunflint life at 40 below

Gunflint life at 40 below

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

PLAY | 04:42
Bobcats

Bobcats

There’s been an increase in reports of bobcats along the North Shore recently. WTIP’s CJ Heithoff checks in with naturalist Chel Anderson to find out more about the feline animal in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 09:46
Deer in winter

Deer in winter

White-tailed deer can be found across almost all of North America, and our area is no exception. However, the North Shore climate creates some unique challenges for deer, particularly in the winter.

WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about how deer manage the snow and other wintry conditions in this edition of North Woods Phenology.

PLAY | 07:12
No “Polar Vortex”… for now

No “Polar Vortex”… for now

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

PLAY | 05:53
“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

“Paddle Minnesota” meets “On the River”

Back in the waning days of summer, Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher took KBXE volunteer music programmer David John out for a paddle to learn more about him and to talk about the music that he loves.

PLAY | 11:34
Too Much of a Goat Thing

Too Much of a Goat Thing

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 | 07:42

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