Arts & Culture

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Phil Heywood's fabulous fingerstyle guitar on The Roadhouse

Buck Benson and Dave Seaton hosted award-winning fingerstyle guitarist Phil Heywood in Studio A April 15 for gorgeous music and great chat.


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Duluth author Danielle Sosin talks about her latest book

Duluth author Danielle Sosin is well-known both in Minnesota and nationwide for her works of fiction, including Garden Primitives and her latest book, The Long-Shining Waters.


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Points North: A Minnesota Mountain-Climbing Adventure

The other night, I decided to climb a mountain.  Out for a walk with the dog, I drove inland from Lake Superior with no plan other than a whim to go a-wandering in the woods.  However, while


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Oh! Oh! Ole Olsson's Oldtime Orkestra plays The Roadhouse

Ole Olsson's Oldtime Orkestra brought their toe-tapping Scandinavian dance and vaudeville music to Studio A April 29, in advance of their April 30 appearance at the Hovland Spring Dance.


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Magnetic North: Letting Go Time Of Year

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where winter is loosening her grip, often with unintended consequences. It’s true.


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Of Woods And Words: Smelling Like Dirt

Margaret Atwood once said, “In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”


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Of Woods And Words: Travel - A Structured Escape

When people realize I still live in my hometown, they often tell me it’s a lovely place to live. While I agree, I don’t think I could survive without leaving on a regular basis.


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Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps Part 4

In 1933, Cook County was just another area of the United States struggling with the Great Depression.


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Gordon Thorne Live in Studio A

Bob Carter and Cathy Quinn welcomed Gordon Thorne to the Roadhouse April 8 to share some of his music and information on his upcoming Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend in Tofte.


Gladys Dockan, March 2011

Behind the Work: Gladys Dockan

This edition of WTIP's ongoing series, Behind the Work features Gladys Dockan, 83.  Dockan is a lifetime resident of Cook County and has been doing hair and giving home permanents for more than half a century.  She did hair at the Care Center in Grand Marais for nearly 20 years, helping residents look and feel better with a cut and a perm.  In this Behind the Work, Gladys gives a home perm to another lifetime Cook County resident, Mildred Johnson, 89.