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.


737 Pieces

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The asteroid Apophis was discovered by astronomers in 2004. Upon its discovery, it appeared that it was going to come pretty close to striking Eart...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 10:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The small village of Inukjuak in Nunavut, Canada, has been the site of a lot of media attention in the last few weeks. A family of killer whales ha...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:53
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Vincent Gargiulo is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has been shown around the country. At the beginning of January, Vincent completed a succe...

Bought by KVSC and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 10:25
  • Purchases: 2
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WTIP's Buck Benson visited Dec. 28 with Sam Cook, longtime outdoors writer for the Duluth News-Tribune, about significant events and developments i...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 30:21
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Elizabeth Foy Larsen, co-author of "Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun, " which the (Minnea...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 19:04
  • Purchases: 2
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WTIP's Buck Benson visited recently with award-winning environmental & adventure travel journalist Conor Mihell, on his new book, "The Greatest Lak...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 19:44
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Bob Carter spoke with Prof. Shmuel Lissek of the U of MN department of psychology Dec. 14. Lissek's specialty is the science of fear. They d...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 17:22
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Mark Dimunation, chief of the Library of Congress' rare book & special collection division, joined WTIP's Bob Carter recently to discuss their "Boo...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 19:00
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Bob Carter was joined recently by former Pioneer Press outdoors writer (and current communications director for the MN DNR) Chris Niskanen t...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 23:25
  • Purchases: 2
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted Dec. 7 with John Watkins, professor of English at the U of MN, who specializes in sovereignty, queenship, and British his...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 16:03
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted recently with Barry Kudrowitz, assistant professor of product design at the U of MN, just in time for the holiday toy sea...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 17:41
  • Purchases: 3
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WTIP's Ann Possis visited recently with polar adventurer, educator and guide Eric Larsen about his upcoming adventure, Cycle South. Eric, the first...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 14:21
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted the day after Thanksgiving with Paula Johnson, curator at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., a...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 18:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Preeminent banjo player Bill Emerson & fiddle player Wally Hughes stopped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently to chat and play some foot-tappin' tunes...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 31:22
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WTIP's Bob Carter chatted recently with Alice Coffey, 18-year veteran of the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, about common turkey questions, tips and p...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 20, 2012
  • Length: 09:09
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WTIP's Buck Benson talked recently with J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director at Fresh Energy, and Lonnie Dupre, polar explorer. They discusse...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 25:19
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Elena Bodnar, founder & president of the Trauma Risk Management Research Institute in Chicago, about her...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 21:16
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Matthew Brown & Ann Possis welcomed Duluth singer-songwriters Bill & Kate Isles to the studio recently. They chatted, played & sang original...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 39:00
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted with author Mary Casanova recently about her newest book, "Frozen," from the U of MN Press. Set in the beautiful, wild ar...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 18:37
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Bob Carter visited recently with Steve Glischinski, author of "Minnesota Railroads: A Photographic History, 1940-2012," from the U of MN Pre...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 19:13