The Roadhouse

Series produced by WTIP

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Image by: courtesy Buck Benson 

The Roadhouse is an interview and music program that airs live every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to kick off the weekend.

WTIP's The Roadhoue is two hours packed with insightful interviews, weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! Funding is provided in part by the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


737 Pieces

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A huge amount of food ends up in school trashcans around the country every day. So, what can be done about it? Freelance journalist Lela Nargi exp...

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 17:09
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Local illustrator Betsy Bowen partnered with author Phyllis Root on a new children's book that tells the story of a lucky error that preserved 144 ...

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 18:59
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Briand Morrison and Roxann Berglund join The Roadhouse to us what they've been up to recently and what they have coming up. Briand also brought hi...

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 32:29
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Jessica Hellmann is the director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. She joined The Roadhouse just ahead of Earth ...

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 17:55
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Jerry Pushcar recently authored the book, "Waters Beneath My Feet: New Orleans to Nome … My 3-Year Canoe Odyssey.” about his canoe trip that took p...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 17:44
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Michael Gulezian brought his unique guitar styling to The Roadhouse for a live performance ahead of a gig at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:49
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Local community leader Bill Hansen stopped by The Roadhouse to talk with Julie about how he's fulfilling his dream of becoming a Peace Corps volunt...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 15:45
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Briand Morrison and Roxann Berglund join The Roadhouse to us what they've been up to recently and what they have coming up. Briand also brought hi...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 32:29
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Jessica Hellmann is the director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. She joined The Roadhouse just ahead of Earth ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 17:55
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Easy Riders are a group from Peoria, Illinois playing rock and blues. They were in Cook County for a number of gigs over the weekend, including st...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 32:14
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What do you do when you’re in a bad mood—have a piece of chocolate, maybe, or a glass of wine? Psychology professor Douglas Gentile suggests that ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 15:15
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It's just about the prime season for steelhead fishing on the North Shore. DNR Lake Superior Area Fisheries Supervisor Cory Goldsworthy joined The...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 15:03
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Mahtowa musician Colleen Myhre joins Tony Peterson of The Social Animals for a performance on The Roadhouse. Colleen also gives us a preview of he...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 33:45
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The Minnesota Twins' season is finally underway. If you've watched any of their games so far, you may have noticed Target Field has a new, greener...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 14:43
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It's the busy time of year for traveling and often that means flying. Recently, the option to purchase a carbon offset for your flight is becoming...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 16:52
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The University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a conference aimed at directing Minnesota's next steps for dealing with climate change on Tuesday and...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 17:06
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The 10th Fingerstyle Master Weekend will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20 at Cascade Lodge. The event features Phil Heywood, Randy ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 37:00
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Jon Kallberg stopped by The Roadhouse with a new guitar to play some of his music for us. Jon also chatted with Dave about the various inspiration...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 34:28
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Brian talked with Paul Huttner, MPR meteorologist, about the recent spring-like conditions, wacky weather terminology, and more.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 12:49
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On March 11, climbers Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais and Pascale Marceau of Canmore, Alberta, reached the summit of Mt. Wood despite wind chills of -...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 21:11