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.


751 Pieces

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Telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology, has grown dramatically in recent years. Dr....

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 19:13
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Carleton College Ultimate coach Phil Bowen was recently named Coach of the Year by Ultiworld, the news site dedicated to ultimate (a team sport pla...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 22:03
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Duluth has beat out 62 other towns and is up against just Provo, Utah, in the Outside Magazine Best Towns Tournament. Outside Associate Editor Jona...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 15:33
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Potter/filmmaker Mark Lambert & his crew have created a documentary, "Warren MacKenzie: A Potter's Hands," about the process and work of this remar...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 17:40
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Dick Swanson chatted recently with Dr. Richard Ojakangas, retired UMD geology professor, about how the geology of the North Shore makes thi...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 23:49
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Is high heat or a low slow burn better? What should you put in your marinade for the tenderest meat? What about grilling fish? Dr. Guy Crosby, food...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 20:22
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Four members of the WolfGang, a classical sextet from the Twin Cities, joined WTIP's Dick Swanson recently to talk about the music they play, the p...

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  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 26:08
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Eric Larsen, formerly of Grand Marais, just completed his "Last North" unsupported and unassisted expedition to the North Pole. He and his teammate...

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 17:11
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Dr. Claudia Cottrell, an animal chiropractor based in Duluth, was in Cook County recently to make a public presentation and to treat some animal pa...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 19:56
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Flying these days can be stressful and not very fun. But the folks at San Francisco International Airport are doing something about that with the W...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 14:34
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Mae Davenport, associate professor in the department of forest resources at the U of MN, has just received a grant to help North Shore community le...

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  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 17:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Zink's new book, "The Three-Minute Outdoorsman," distills the latest news from the world of science & nature into three-minute tidbits of in...

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  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 16:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Rep. Jim Oberstar, who represented the Eighth congressional district in Minnesota for 36 years, died recently at age 79. Lee Munnich, director of t...

  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Mark Hansen, one of the founders of North House Folk School, in Grand Marais, has had a life-long interest in microhousing--homes smaller than 100 ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 36:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Recent research shows that when a task requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting does. WTIP's Dave T...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 13:45
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Adam Scher, senior curator at the MN Historical Society, about their new exhibit, "Toys of the '50s, '60s & ...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 17:22
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed the Joe Paulik Band (Joe Paulik, Jessi Nicholson, John Mianowski & Derek Smith) to The Roadhouse recently ...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 36:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Fedo has just written a new book, "Zenith City," a collection of essays about his growing up in Duluth. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with him re...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 18:28
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg & Buck Benson welcomed Grand Marais musician & songwriter Michael Monroe and his guest, Twin Cities musician Prudence Johnson,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 35:08
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Patrick Kohlin, kayak instructor and web specialist for UMD's Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, chatted with WTIP's Dave Ter Steeg recently abou...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 16:14