Four women (Steph Branchaud, Chelsea Froemke, Tessa Larson & Whitney Vogel) set out May 29 from Seagull Lake with plans to canoe all the way to Hudson Bay, about 1,239 miles over some very tough terrain. Dick caught up with them a few days before they left to learn more about their hopes for this trip to benefit Wilderness Canoe Base--and about challenges as well. You can follow Journey 4 Renewal here.
Sam Cook, outdoors editor at the Duluth News Tribune and a regular Roadhouse guest, chatted with Dave on the eve of this year's fishing opener.
Local craftsman Mike Senty spent six weeks this winter touring Peru by motorbike. He joined Dick to chat about his adventure with the roads and people of Peru.
Local explorer Lonnie Dupre stopped by Studio A April 8 to chat with Dave about his next adventure--climbing Begguya, the steepest and most technical of the three great peaks in Denali National Park. He talked about his team, the challenges involved, and much more. You can follow his journey, which begins April 22, here.
The season is winding down for the North Shore Storm girls’ hockey team this year. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story about the team’s captain, Madison Roy.
The Cook County Vikings volleyball team is heading to the state tournament Thursday after defeating the Carlton Bulldogs in 4 sets at Duluth Denfield Saturday afternoon.
Duluth News Tribune Outdoors Editor Sam Cook is a longtime favorite Roadhouse guest and friend of Buck's. He called in for Buck's last show, and they reminisced, told great stories, and managed to cover some outdoors topics, too. You can read Sam's work at www.duluthnewstribune.com.
Stephen Brede of Petoskey, Mich. has a life goal to canoe around all five Great Lakes. Dick caught up with him July 30, when he was windbound on an island near Rossport, Ontario, and talked with him about the why and how of his adventure. You can learn more about Stephen and follow his progress here.
The Minnesota State Logrolling Championships will take place in downtown Grand Marais on Saturday, August 1.
WTIP spoke to Lee Bergstrom, president of the Cook County Tennis Association, and Emily Marshall of the Cook County YMCA about the upcoming Tennis Block Party.