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At her first job, Ada spent most of her time planning what she would do outside of work

Of Woods and Words: The Weekend Warrior

About six months out of college, I discovered what it meant to “live for the weekend.” I’d just started as an administrative assistant for an extremely small international accounting

According to Ada, homemade jam has magical qualities

Of Woods and Words: The Joy of Jam

Recently, whenever a friend calls to check in, it always seems I’m in the middle of canning something.


Classical pianist Brook Cuden, choreographer Andreas Denk visit The Roadhouse

Buck Benson & Dave Seaton welcomed pianist Brook Cuden and choreographer Andreas Denk to Studio A Oct. 7, a day before their first public performance of "Sophie and Concert," at the ACA in Grand Marais.


Singer/songwriter Eric Frost brings a few friends to Studio A

Ann Possis & Buck Benson welcomed local musician Eric Frost, with friends Bill Hansen and Barbara Jean Johnson, to The Roadhouse Sept. 30.


Jazz guitarist Briand Morrison visits Studio A

Ann Possis & Bob Carter welcomed jazz guitarist Briand Morrison to The Roadhouse Sept. 23 for music and chat in advance of his performance at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino Antlers Lounge.


Minnesota's new poet laureate Joyce Sutphen on 'luxuriating in language'

Ann Possis spoke Sept. 23 with Joyce Sutphen, new poet laureate of Minnesota, about her new position and what poetry means to her.

Tobin Trail

Moments in Time: Anishinaabe & Isle Royale

In its early days, before Isle Royale became a national park in 1940, the island was home to loggers, miners and fishermen. Most were Scandinavian immigrants.


Singer-songwriter Lindsay Mac visits the Roadhouse on big music weekend

Buck chatted with musician Lindsay Mac Sept. 16. She was in town for Mountain Stage and Unplugged X, and brought her new four-string guitar to Studio A to play a few songs.

The wedding’s been one of those engagements where I’ve had suspicions that it’s not going to be as straightforward as I thought

Of Woods and Words: Wedding Wear

When a close friend got engaged last autumn, I knew that meant a wedding to attend this September. No big deal, I figured: just slap on a smile, a dress and bring a small home appliance as a present.

The Superior Hiking Trail on the North Shore

Moments in Time: Early Roads of the North Shore

As you travel along highway 61 today, it’s hard to imagine that just over 150 years ago, the only thing connecting Cook County with lower sections of the North Shore was a long, intricate system