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.


760 Pieces

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Jim & Michele Miller, a husband-wife duo from Hovland, Minn., play beautiful music together. They stopped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently on their...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:43
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WTIP's Roadhouse producer Ann Possis put host Buck Benson in the guest seat for a conversation about his recent bicycle adventure through South Am...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 30:03
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Longtime Duluth News Tribune editor/writer Sam Cook joined WTIP's Buck Benson recently to talk about everything from wolves and moose to local adve...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
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Minnesotans and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman just returned from canoeing, portaging and sailing over 2,000 mile...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 19:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Hari Osofsky is faculty director of the Energy Transition Lab, a new project of the U of MN Institute on the Environment. WTIP's Dick Swanson s...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 23:13
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed all six members of the Black River Revue, a Duluth/Superior-based band, into Studio A recently. It was a ...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:21
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Ever wonder about how food trends get started? WTIP's Bob Carter chatted recently with Kelly Hensel, senior digital editor at the Institute of Food...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 20:29
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Facebook is making changes to its privacy policy as of Jan. 1, so we're looking into online privacy from a legal standpoint. Prof. Jane Kirtley, di...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Mark Seeley, extension climatologist and professor at the U of MN, stopped by WTIP recently to chat with Ann Possis about climate, weather, and the...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 15:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Grand Marais singer-songwriter Michael Monroe dropped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently for a delightful visit with Bob Carter and Ann Possis. Hear ...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:20:21
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg and Dick Swanson welcomed Eau Claire-based group the EverGreen Grass Band to Studio A recently for fast bluegrass picking and ...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:08
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"Project: Ice" views the Great Lakes through the prism of ice, at the crossroads of history, science and climate change. The film's director and ex...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 19:50
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke recently with Dr. Richard Deyo about the industry that has sprung up around back pain, and why more invasive intervention...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 23:20
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Dick Swanson chatted with Bill Hansen, owner of Sawbill Outfitters in Tofte with his wife Cindy, about their unique work credit...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
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This is a great time of year to reflect on gratitude. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, founder and director of the Center for Spi...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Gary Fiedler of Hermantown just returned from a seven-month odyssey in the Boundary Waters and Quetico, making 13 trips over every portage and taki...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 19:11
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WTIP's Bob Carter, Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed local bluesman Gordon Thorne for an hour of delightful music and chat during WTIP's recent "...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 42:30
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Lee Radzak is historic site manager of Split Rock Lighthouse, a position he's held for over 30 years. He spoke with WTIP's Dick Swanson recently ab...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 20:34
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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression triggered by shorter days and reduced light. Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist talk...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 12:56
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Will Moore were delighted to welcome the Emory Lester Set (Emory Lester, mandolin; Al Smith, guitar; and Kene Hyatt, bass) to T...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 40:06