Great Lakes increasingly threatened due to pollution from plastics
WTIP's Bob Carter spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.
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Musical duo Cherry Dirt make their Roadhouse debut
WTIP's Buck Benson & Dick Swanson welcomed Staci Stringer (vocals) & Ryan Cihlar (vocals & ukulele), the duo known as Cherry Dirt, to the studio recently for wonderful ...
Dan Quick & Leslie Quick Pedersen remember their father, artist & Grand Marais Art Colony founde...
Leslie Quick Pedersen & Dan Quick stopped by The Roadhouse recently to talk with WTIP's Buck Benson about their dad, Birney Quick, an artist and instructor who founded the ...
The Wrong Omar makes the right music
Twin Cities band The Wrong Omar joined Buck & Dick recently for great music, fun conversation, and general hilarity.
Colliding galaxies, choosing a telescope, Perseid meteor showers, and more...from Astrobob
One of WTIP's favorite Roadhouse guests, Bob King (aka Astrobob), joined Dick Swanson to catch up on what's new in the sky and how best to see it.
It's not rocket science...it's food science for rockets! Feeding people on deep space missions
How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars? WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Grace Douglas, project scientist on Advanced Food Technology at ...
Annie Mack brings powerful voice to The Roadhouse
WTIP's Buck Benson and Dick Swanson welcomed Twin Cities singer Annie Mack to The Roadhouse recently. Her music mixes gospel, blues, roots, country and soul to tell rich ...
Cook County writer Jim Boyd's history of Hedstrom Lumber, now celebrating its 100th year
Hedstrom Lumber Company of Grand Marais is celebrating its 100th year in business. Jim Boyd has written a wonderful history of this resilient company and family, "Sawdust in ...
Would you like a side of crickets with that? The future of insects as 'people food'
Biochemist and entomologist Dr. Aaron Dossey is the founder/owner of All Things Bugs, a Georgia company dedicated to insect-based applications including insect-based foods. ...
First aired on WTIP's The Roadhouse Apr. 26, 2013.
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