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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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Linden Wolbert, who quit her full-time job a few years back to be a professional mermaid. With skills in f...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 18:18
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WTIP's Cathy Quinn spoke recently with Peter Smerud, executive director of Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, in Finland, Minn., about the p...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 16:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Carl Lennertz, executive director of World Book Night U.S., spoke with WTIP's Buck Benson Mar. 29 about World Book Night, held April 23 each year. ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis spoke Mar. 29 with Prof. Dale Carpenter of the U of MN Law School, an expert in the areas of constitutional law and sexual orient...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 16:16
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Dave Seaton chatted recently with the delightful Mary Roach, author of quirky science books like "Stiff," "Bonk," and "Packing for Mars." H...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 30, 2013
  • Length: 22:04
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke Mar. 22 with Dr. Rachel Markwald, sleep expert and lead author of a recent study from the U of CO, Boulder, showing that ...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Mar 26, 2013
  • Length: 15:53
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Cathy Quinn welcomed Inuit throat singers Nina Segalowitz & Lydia Etok to Studio A Mar. 15 for conversation, laughter, and demos of the trad...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 18:50
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Filmmaker Emily Haddad joined WTIP's Ann Possis during Women's History Month to talk about her latest documentary, "Girl from Birch Creek," the ins...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 12:59
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WTIP's Ann Possis spoke Mar. 15 with Dr. Mark Pereira, professor of epidemiology & community health at the U of MN School of Public Health, about a...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 09:52
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed Duluth musicians Mary Bue (keyboard) and Kyle Maclean (guitar) to Studio A Mar. 8. They played and sang th...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 22:14
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with explorer Lonnie Dupre, just back from his third unsuccessful attempt to summit Denali solo in January. Lo...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 27:28
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WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with Prof. Elaine Tyler May of the U of Minn. on International Women's Day, in honor of Women's History Month. Prof. May is...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 15:42
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed local favorite Gordon Thorne to Studio A March 1 for conversation, laughter and, of course, incredible blu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 30:51
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Mike Scholtz about his award-winning documentary, "Wild Bill's Run." Described as 'part Arctic adventure, ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 21:56
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis spoke recently with Cook County native Ryan Petz who, with three of his friends, founded Fulton Beer. Ryan is president of the co...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 18:07
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WTIP's Bob Carter & Buck Benson welcomed Grand Marais, Minn. singer/songwriter Bump Blomberg, on guitar, & Wisconsin musician Chris Silver, on mand...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Lake Superior State University recently released their 38th annual Banished Words list. WTIP's Buck Benson chatted with John Shibley of the univers...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 16:20
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Bob Carter spoke recently with Dr. Gwen Westerman, co-author with Bruce White of "Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota." The book, from t...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 20:58
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Norwegian filmmakers Kristian Balsrod & Anton Ligaarden stopped by WTIP's The Roadhouse Feb. 1 to update hosts Ann Possis & Buck Benson on their lo...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 26:39
  • Purchases: 1
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University of Kansas psychology professors Ruth Ann & Paul Atchley recently completed a study showing that four days out in the wild, without cell ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 15:04