Arts & Culture

Dr. Seth Moore - releasing a radio-tagged sturgeon in Pigeon Bay, Lake Superior

Dr. Seth Moore - Asthma/COPD Relief Project, Lake Sturgeon, and Summer Mentorships

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


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Roadhouse live from the North House Wooden Boat Show

Buck and Bob hosted The Roadhouse from the 14th annual Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School on the Grand Marais Harbor June 17. Selected interviews from the two-hour show are included here.


Left to Right: Maeri, Bonnie Gay, and Howard Hedstrom by Don Davison

"A Family Affair," the Hedstrom family art exhibit, opens at Johnson Heritage Post

Bob Carter of The Roadhouse spoke with Maeri Hedstrom by phone June 10 from the opening reception of "A Family Affair," an art exhibit featuring Maeri's work as well as that of her parents, Howard and Bonnie Gay Hedstrom. Art in a wide variety of media, from film to oils to turned wood and more, are on display at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais through June 26.


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Author Mark Vonnegut shares personal experience of being bipolar

Bob spoke June 10 with Dr. Mark Vonnegut, pediatrician and author of "Just Like Someone With Mental Illness Only More So," about his struggle with mental illness and how it has affected his life and career.


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Pete Kavanaugh, unplugged, on The Roadhouse

Pete Kavanaugh brought his acoustic guitar to Studio A June 3 for a chat with Dave Seaton and Buck Benson. Listen to his gorgeous guitar work.


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The Sam Miltich Trio brings jazz to Studio A

The Sam Miltich Trio stopped by The Roadhouse June 3 to chat with Dave Seaton about music, family, and more, and share a few songs.


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Hovland musician Jim Miller plays Studio A

Jim Miller, Hovland musician and member of the band Blueberry Jam, brought his guitar to The Roadhouse May 27 to chat with Bob and play a few tunes.


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U of MN Prof. Anatoly Liberman hot on the trail of disputed words

Linguistics expert and Oxford University Press blogger Prof. Anatoly Liberman spoke with Bob May 27 about his ongoing dictionary project to find the real origin of nearly 1,000 disputed English words.


L-R: Tony Goldenstein, Lisa Shafer, Scott Gay, Christy Maxfield.

West End News June 2

Love was in the air in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  On Friday, I saw a young couple that became engaged while on a canoe trip out of Sawbill


Andy and The Wood by Ada Igoe

Of Woods and Words: Woodpile Status Symbols

We started worrying about our woodpile long before winter came. It was the first winter the cabin has been used all season and no one was quite sure how the little house would hold its heat.