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.


808 Pieces

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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
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Cook County resident Will Surbaugh just finished spending part of a ‘gap year’ between high school and college taking an 89-day course with the Nat...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 18:23
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Cook County is home to one of the darkest skies in the nation, and adventurers, artists, and photographers from around the world travel here to exp...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 22:16
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Commander Jane Allen of the Royal Naval Reserves in Britain recently finished a solo walk around the entire coastline of Britain, approximately 5,5...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 19:51
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The Large Lakes Observatory at UMD is just out with a study detailing the many ways the world’s largest lakes benefit people.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 19:47
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Lutsen Mountains had a film screening of the Matchstick Productions ski film, "Return to Send'er" this past weekend.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 17:03
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Super Duty's Jon Sullivan (vocals), and Jason Fladager (guitar) joined Al Oikari for a recent gig in Grand Marais. While here, the group also join...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 31:04
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Staci Drouillard of Grand Marais (and WTIP development director) is just out with her first book, “Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chip...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:59
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It’s time again to talk turkey! The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line fields thousands of calls at this time of year.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:28
Caption: Saints of Circumstance in Studio A in Oct. 2018
South Shore band The Saints of Circumstance stopped by The Roadhouse before a recent gig on the North Shore.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:52
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Musical artists and author/illustrator duo Chan Poling and Lucy Michell are just out with a beautiful picture book for everyone, set on the North S...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 12:21
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Recent research shows that healthier foods, besides being better for us, also have a lower environmental impact than other foods.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 14:09
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Lutsen resident JD Lehr recently returned from hiking 1,600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. He joined Brian on The Roadhouse to tell us why, and...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 14:35