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.


820 Pieces

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New research from a team in Minnesota has shed light on the importance of environmental factors in the Minnesota moose population decline.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2020
  • Length: 07:03
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Many of us are staying home or working from home due to coronavirus. That has a big impact on our mental health.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2020
  • Length: 08:22
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Jim McGowan recently joined Dave and Julie on The Roadhouse - for the entire show!

  • Added: Apr 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:29:18
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Josh Cleveland and the Cedar Street Band returned to WTIP to perform on The Roadhouse this weekend before playing a pair of gigs at the Gunflint Ta...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 36:23
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This weekend we "sprung forward", marking the beginning of daylight saving time. We thought this would be a good time to talk with a sleep expert ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 15:05
Caption: Photo courtesy Bill Hansen.
North shore community member Bill Hansen is currently on month 10 of serving for the Peace Corps in Uganda. Bill is helping with economic and comm...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 25:28
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Most of us love wild blueberries, and recently researchers learned that apparently wolves do too. Thomas Gable is the project lead for the Voyageur...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 11:50
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A new film about Labor Secretary Frances Perkins, the first woman cabinet member, will be shown Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 5:20 at the Grand Marais Publ...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 13:32
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Here’s a recent study finding that’s perfect for February…cold temperatures might make us desire more social contact.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 14:45
Caption: Jared Munch outside the WTIP studios in June 2019.
This summer, Jared Munch went on the adventure of a lifetime, stand-up paddleboarding from Duluth to the Arctic Ocean.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 26:36
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We’re all familiar with and might participate in traditional winter sports…snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling. But painting outside in the winter? T...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 22:17
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Cook County is a top Minnesota destination for people looking to retire…but is retirement always as rosy as we imagine it will be?

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 10:47
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As wind energy becomes more prevalent, it is important to make sure wind turbines are as safe as possible for birds.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 12:14
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We all know about rain, but a few weeks ago on the East Coast, it was raining…loons!

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Sky Blue Trio in Studio A, Credit: Brian Neil
Sky Blue Trio is Mike DeBevec, piano and vocals; Karina Roth, vocals; Mike Roth, string bass; Erik Hahn, saxophone and flute, Eric Anderson, trombo...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 33:59
Caption: WTIP Boundary Waters Podcast host Matthew Baxley with Ann.
Podcasts are becoming more and more popular. Still, many wonder what even is a podcast? How can I listen to a podcast?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 13:11
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Intermittent fasting, where you limit your food intake to a certain period of time per day, seems to be the latest health craze and is credited wit...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 15:09
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Here’s an idea that might make you feel relieved …January might not be the best time for new year’s resolutions if you want them to stick.

  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 15:44
Caption: Jim McGowan in Studio A in July 2019 , Credit: Brian Neil
Jim McGowan, a Roadhouse favorite, stopped by the studios to chat with Julie and Dave about holiday traditions, and of course, play a mix of holida...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 41:22
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Craig Baumann is a blues player based out of Wisconsin. Craig recently went on a weeklong tour that saw him travel from Madison to Grand Marais to...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 41:58