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Michael Monroe - Photo by Will Moore
Longtime Cook County musician Michael Monroe stops by the Scenic Route with host Will Moore. He talks about his ongoing Log Cabin Concert series, childhood memories inspiring songs about simple living, what he was up to in the Woodstock summer of 1969, and...
Thunderheads in Studio A. Photo by Brian Neil.
The Thunderheads returned to The Roadhouse to play some original and some cover tunes.  They also chatted with Dave and Brian about the latest endeavors the band has taken on.  The Thunderheads are Steve Blexrud; lead guitar and vox, Craig Paquette; rhythm & slide guitar, vox....
Photo courtesy Buck Benson
Every season offers opportunities to indulge in sweet treats. But what if you’re trying to get healthy by shutting down the sugar in your diet? Dave spoke with Samantha Coogan, an expert in nutrition and dietetics at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, to learn more about the effects of sugar...
Photo courtesy IISD Experimental Lakes Area.
Scientists in a research facility in northwestern Ontario are deliberately polluting lakes to learn what happens to the ecosystem and then figure out how to make them healthy again.  Brian spoke with Sumeep Bath, communications director for the International Institute for Sustainable...
Freelance Valet Poster.  Photo via Freelance Valet Facebook page.
Freelance Valet is a new group made up of Terry V from the Big Wu and Mitch Johnson from Kind Country.  They joined Dave and Julie on The Roadhouse to chat about how the two came together and play a few tunes.

You can learn more about Freelance Valet on their...
Crow.  Photo by Glenn Euloth via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
Did you know that crows are incredibly intelligent birds?  WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks all...
Cook County Higher Education.  Photo from northshorecampus.org.
Cook County Higher Education is hosting a North Shore Royalty Special Presentation by Local Legend...
Sunrise Trees by Travis Novitsky
The woods and waters along the North Shore often undergo dramatic changes during the summer...
The Grand Portage Rendezvous Days celebration powwow includes dancers of all ages! Photo by Rhonda Silence, 2011
The great Rendezvous starts in Grand Portage today, August 9, with events at the Grand Portage...
Crow.  Photo by Glenn Euloth via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
Did you know that crows are incredibly intelligent birds?  WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks all...
Sunrise Trees by Travis Novitsky
The woods and waters along the North Shore often undergo dramatic changes during the summer...
Foxglove.  Photo by oatsy40 via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)
August's Northern Gardening is all about healing and medicinal plants.  Join hosts Diane...
 Courtesy Cook County Historical Society archives.
Lake Superior can be beautiful and inspiring, but it also has its share of tragic stories. The...
Photo by Jason Carpenter on Flickr
Reports of UFOs date back to as early as 1400 BC, and Cook County is no exception. During the...
 
Joan Farnam has been writing about the arts scene on the North Shore for more than 10 years. She is also a potter and the ceramics studio facilitator at the Grand Marais Art Colony and works as a...
BlackBearAndMotherSQ by beingmyself via Flickr.jpg
Wildersmith on the Gunflint
by     Fred Smith
August 9,...

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
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“To Minnesota with Love” is an audio-postcard series by Christina MacGillivray with...
Wildersmith_Photo by Fran Smith
Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
Wildersmith_Photo by Fran Smith
Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
Photo by Fran Smith
Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
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In the Spirit of Medicine by Dr Arne Vainio
"Promise of a...

Tea_Photo by Drew Taylor on Unsplash
"To Minnesota with Love"  by Christina MacGillivray.

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