Arts & Culture

Lake Trout

West End News May 12

Some people have asked me about what happened with the mystery that I reported last week.  A car with a canoe on top was parked in the public parking lot here at Sawbill with no people around and


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Local favorite Michael Monroe brings new songs to Studio A

Buck and Dave Seaton hosted Michael Monroe April 22 at The Roadhouse. He talked about his artist in residence program with local students, his 'log cabin concerts,' and played some great new music.


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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.