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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David Treuer, Ojibwe from Leech Lake, now lives in southern California, writing and teaching at USC. He joined WTIP's Buck Benson recently to discu...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 23:28
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg & Ann Possis welcomed Grand Portage jazz guitarist and composer Briand Morrison to Studio A recently. He's working on a new pr...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesota's moose are on the decline. Dr. Seth Moore, director of biology and environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, ta...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Babine, an English professor who grew up in northern Minnesota, is just out with a book of essays exploring the meaning of place and identity...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:28
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John Vaillant, best-selling author of "The Tiger" and "The Golden Spruce," has turned to fiction with his debut novel about a young man trapped du...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 23:50
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We've all heard that we shouldn't shop for groceries when we're hungry because we'll buy more than we need. But now it looks like hunger might affe...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 45:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Grand Marais is the winner of Budget Travel's 10th annual America's Coolest Small Town contest! WTIP's Ann Possis chatted with Robert Firpo-Cappiel...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 20:31
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Recently the Cook County, Minn. board voted to keep two proposed MN/DOT towers short enough so they wouldn't have to be lighted, and Cook County is...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 21:44
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Recently the NY Attorney General's office uncovered what seemed to be widespread fraud in the dietary supplement industry, accusing four big retail...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 16:43
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Near Grand Marais, Minn., in 2003, a small plane crashed in the forest, taking the lives of the pilot and his sister-in-law, but sparing the two li...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 24:22
  • Purchases: 1
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George Morrison was an Ojibwe artist from the North Shore who became a major figure in the modern art movement. Kristin Makholm is executive direct...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 20:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Instead of sitting in a room, Minneapolis therapist Dr. Matt Miller runs or walks by a client's side during their session. He talked with WTIP's Bu...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 42:48
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2010, Natalie Warren & Ann Raiho were the first two women to paddle 2,000 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay, recreating Eric Sevareid's route...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 19:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Lonnie Dupre summitted Denali a few weeks ago after three previous attempts, becoming the first person to ever accomplish this solo in January. He ...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 32:05
  • Purchases: 1
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North Shore bluesman Gordon Thorne stopped by Studio A recently to play, and also to talk about guitar workshops he's offering at Moondance Coffeeh...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 36:13
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP Program Director Matthew Brown had a goal of sailing 50.000 miles by the time he was 50. He just completed the last 3,000 miles, on a sailing ...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 25:20
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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