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courtesy Dave Seaton

Dave Seaton on becoming a luthier

Dave Seaton owns and runs Hungry Jack Outfitters with his wife, Nancy. You may not know that he is also an accomplished luthier, or someone who builds guitars. He stopped by Studio A Nov. 6 to explain how he got started in the craft, and more. You can learn more about Dave and his guitars here.


The North Shore has a rich literary history--Patrick Coleman explains

Patrick Coleman, senior curator & acquisitions librarian at the MN Historical Society, stopped by the studio Nov. 6. He was in town to discuss "The Literary History of the Shore" during the first-ever North Shore Readers & Writers Festival. Ann Possis chatted with Pat about books, maps, the influence of the Shore, and lots more.

Stage Door: Auditions

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.


Maria Nickolay plays The Roadhouse

Maria Nickolay of Hovland stopped by Studio A Oct. 30 with her guitar and gorgeous voice. She played several original tunes and talked about the album she's currently working on.


West End News: October 29

The umpteenth annual Lutefisk and Ham Dinner at Zoar Lutheran Church in Tofte is scheduled for Saturday, November 14, from 5-7 pm.  This very popular fundraiser has deep roots, going back to the

Sunny's huskies

Sunny's Back Yard: Adopting two huskies

Adopting dogs that need homes can be rewarding but challenging. Sunny tells us about 20 years of living with - and loving - huskies. 


Pete K rocks the Roadhouse

Local blues guitarist Pete Kavanaugh stopped by Studio A Oct. 16 on his way to a gig at Cascade. You can hear and learn more here.

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New MNHS exhibit explores Twin Cities suburban culture

A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center creates a picture of Twin Cities suburban life from after World War II to the 1970s. Dan Spock, director of the center, joined Will Moore Oct. 16 to talk about the exhibit and why the suburbs are and were such an important cultural phenomenon. You can learn more about the exhibit here.

A Year in the Wilderness: October 15 - Traveling through Pagami Creek burn area

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences travelling the BWCAW.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Revisiting the North Shore's "Lost Resorts"

There were many resorts that once flourished between the Cascade and Caribou Rivers along the North Shore. Most of those resorts are gone now…but some of their history remains.