Arts & Culture

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Local writer & life coach Berta Bauer talks about writing her first novel, "Genie's Bottle"

Buck chatted recently with local writer Berta Bauer about the process and challenges involved in writing her first novel, "Genie's Bottle." There's a book reading and signing by Berta May 1 at 7 p.m. at Cook County Higher Education.


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Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson come to Minnesota in series from U of MN Press

Ann Possis chatted Apr. 20 with Larry Millett, former reporter and architecture critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. His books, published by the U of MN Press, feature Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solving mysteries right here in Minnesota. He talks about the joys and challenges of writing about one of the world's most well-known and beloved fictional characters.


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Fabulous fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower plays The Roadhouse

Carah Thomas and Dave Seaton welcomed Portland fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower to Studio A Apr. 13. She was here for the second annual Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and was joined in studio with musician and organizer of the event, Gordon Thorne. 


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Moments in Time: Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, celebrated 100 years in 2010.  A year later, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.


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Borealis Chorale Spring Concert on Tuesday Classics

The Borealis Chorale & Orchestra held it's annual spring concert on Sunday, April 1.


"During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail..."

Of Woods and Words: After Fire

During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail.


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Saint Anyway brings alt-grass tunes to The Roadhouse

Dave Seaton & Buck Benson hosted alt-grass band Saint Anyway on Apr. 6. Jamie Kallestad, Tony Petersen, and Dane Levinski make up the band, which originated in Carlton County in northern Minnesota.


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Hovland musicians Jim & Michele Miller stop by Studio A

Buck and Bob hosted local musicians Jim and Michele Miller Mar. 30, who talked about how they collaborate, and shared some great music.


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Moments in Time: Cook County News Herald

The Cook County News Herald is truly a treasury of moments in time.


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West End News: April 12

Big changes are happening at the North Shore Market in Tofte. Nancy Iverson, who has been running the store for a number of years, is turning over management to Lisa Nelson.