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Eric Frost & Bill Hansen play The Roadhouse

Dick & Buck welcomed Eric Frost and Bill Hansen to Studio A on a snowy February night. They played a mix of original music and covers and, of course, there was lots of talk and laughter.

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In part 2 we take a closer look at how we can prepare ourselves to be in community, featuring the work of Wendy Palmer.

Photo by Bob Cotter.

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In part 2 we take a closer look at how we can prepare ourselves to be in community, featuring the work of Wendy Palmer.

New study finds iPads, other mobile devices can lead to motion sickness--lead researcher explains

Prof. Tom Stoffregen of the U of MN led a study showing that using iPads & other mobile devices often make people feel sick. He joined Buck Feb. 21 to talk about motion sickness in all its forms, what causes it, and ways you can reduce your chances of developing motion sickness.


How candy moved from luxury good to cheap everyday snack...and why a few jellybeans can be a good thing

Prof. Samira Kawash has written a fascinating cultural history of candy: "Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure." Dick spoke with her Feb. 21 to learn more about how candy has evolved from a rare treat to integral part of our diets, and why people have such mixed feelings about sugar and candy. Check out her website and read more at

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Gordon Thorne, a Roadhouse favorite, stops in to play during membership drive

Deb Benedict and Buck welcomed blues master Gordon Thorne to Studio A March 7 during our "Spring Forward" membership drivefor lots of great music, including a wonderful song about spring that Gordon wrote specially for the drive. Take a listen. And don't forget the fourth annual fingerstyle guitar weekend, happening April 12 at Bluefin Bay in Tofte.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: March 1st

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

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Weekend News Roundup for February 28

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: February 28

The northland closed the books on chapter 2 of 2014, and welcomes the third stanza.  February turned out much the same as her predecessor, cold and quite snowy by months end.

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West End News: February 27

 The next Birch Grove Community Lunch will be held on Tuesday, March 11th at 11:30 am.

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Cook County Senior Center Activities

From daily lunches to bus tours to computer access, the Senior Center is always a hub of activity.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Bill Shaffer and Kristen Anderson of the Cook County Cou

Apostle Islands Sea Caves

Large Crowds at Apostle Islands Sea Caves

There’s a lot involved in accommodating unusually large crowds at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsi

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: February 21

It’s with a heavy heart that the Smiths return to Gunflint Territory. Followers of this weekly endeavor realize that I have not been at the keyboard over the past month.

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West End News: February 20

 The Bloodmobile will be back in Tofte on Monday, March 3rd from 2:30 until 6 pm.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News - February 20

Laura and Anna report the latest school news.

Great Expectations Charter School

Great Expectations School News - February 21

Annie and Emma share the latest School News.

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