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.


796 Pieces

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A new study released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency confirms that lakes and streams across Minnesota are contaminated by endocrine-disru...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 19:39
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Grand Marais guitarist and songwriter Pete Kavanaugh stopped by WTIP's Studio A recently with new material and great stories. Take a listen.

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 33:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A new app called iFish Forever allows anglers to anonymously share their catch info, in support of cutting-edge research and responsible management...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 17:05
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The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park focuses on the history of radio and TV broadcasting, especially in Minnesota. Steve Raymer, mana...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 21:22
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Memorial Day weekend offered several opportunities to hear Chris Gillis (keyboard), Gordon Thorne (guitar) and Randy Sabien (fiddle) play around Co...

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  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz musician Chris Gillis stopped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently to talk about a new museum exhibit, "Music From the Tip o' The Arrowhead," that...

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 16:32
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Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist who has lived and worked on the North Shoreof Lake Superior since 1974; you might know her as the N...

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  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:46
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Buck Benson welcomed Ginstrings to The Roadhouse recently for fast-paced music with wonderful harmony. Ginstrings are: Matt B...

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 31:06
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Ever buy something that didn't make you as happy as you thought it would? If so, you're not alone. Dr. Ryan Howell, associate professor of psycholo...

  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 20:18
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Burt Neuborne, a civil liberties specialist who has argued many cases before the Supreme Court, believes the Court has misinterpreted the original ...

  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 22:35
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DNT outdoors editor Sam Cook joined WTIP's Buck Benson from the road, on his way to the Governor's Fishing Opener on Lake Vermilion. They chatted a...

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 24:10
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What do these three words, inch, deal and peg, have in common? You might be able to answer more quickly if you've been spending time outdoors--it t...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 18:06
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Journalist and MPR host Cathy Wurzer and educator Bruce Kramer embarked on a series of broadcast conversations as Bruce dealt with ALS, about how f...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 24:03
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Recently Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton ordered the MN DNR to stop the practice of radio-collaring moose, citing reports that collaring has caused ...

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  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 32:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Just five lakes contain more than half of the Earth's liquid surface fresh water. Dr. Robert Sterner, director of the Large Lakes Observatory (LLO)...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 17:37
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Mark Seeley, climatologist, meteorologist, and MPR commentator, is just out with the revised edition of his best-selling book, "Minnesota Weather A...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 26:13
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Aaron Brown is producer and host of the Great Northern Radio Show, a live variety show from KAXE in Grand Rapids. He chatted with WTIP's Will Moore...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 21:46
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The sustainability studies minor available at the U of MN allows students to make sustainability part of any academic program, helping students rec...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 19:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Lissa Radke, the Lake Superior Binational Forum's U.S. coordinator, spoke with WTIP's Ann Possis recently about their loss of funding from the U.S....

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Monroe has just released his 12th album, "Folk Legends," a tribute to the heroes of folk who inspired him to make music. He stopped by WTIP...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1