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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Taking Advantage of the Mountain Time Zone

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/26Sep22-Fort-Pierre-Karl-Fisher-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For communities near a time zone, it can sometimes be confusing which time one is using when hosting an event. …

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Historic Ties to Ft. Pierre, South Dakota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/23Sep22-Ft-Pierre-Karl-Fisher-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Take a walk around the small historic district in Ft. Pierre, SD and you’ll find some buildings with quite a…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

Stories of Survival

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/22Sep22-Lincoln-Library-Holocaust.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is perhaps only fitting that right now in Springfield, IL you’ll find an exhibit titled “Stories of Survival” at…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

Its’ the Largest Island, in the Largest Lake, on the Largest island, in the Largest Lake

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/21Sep22-Isle-Royal-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Concentrate on this piece of geographical trivia.  It’s the largest island, in the largest lake, on the largest island, in…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

Isle Royale

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/20Sep22-Isle-Royal-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It takes a boat or seaplane to get to this national park.  Those who make the journey are rewarded with…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Get Your Picture Taken Here

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/19Sep22-American-Gothic-House-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Just about every day there are people driving to this small Iowa town to get their picture taken.  It’s not…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

A Picture of a Sister and Dentist

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/16Sep22-American-Gothic-House-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If an artist painted a picture of his sister and his dentist, you’d probably doubt it would be anything special. …

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

The Upper Midwest’s Destination for Grain

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/15Sep22-Duluth-Harbor-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most farmers think of New Orleans as being a major grain handling port – and rightly so.  However, for those…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

One of the Busiest Ports in North America

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/14Sep22-Duluth-Harbor-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s one the largest and busiest ports in North America.  That’s saying something when you consider ships can only reach…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Nathan Boone

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/13Sep22-Nathan-Boone-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before there was a U.S. cavalry, this man was noted to be the top mounted military man in the nation. …

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Daniel Boone, The Next Generation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/12Sep22-Nathan-Boone-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most of us remember the frontiersman and explorer, Daniel Boone from our history books.  However, we may not be familiar…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

A Whale of a Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/09Sep22-Maui-Costeau-Center-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)I can attest, to see this animal up close is truly something unlike any other mammal you’ll encounter.  Katherine’s job…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The Reef As a City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/08Sep22-Maui-Costeau-Center-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Maybe you live in a city, maybe you don’t, but we usually need to make a trip to the city…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The Marine Biologist in Search of An Ocean

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/07Sep22-Maui-Costeau-Center-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some college degrees would seem to do you more good depending on where you live.  Katherine’s degree was in marine…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The “Seven” Sacred Pools

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/06Sep22-Maui-Haleakala-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some refer to this place as the Seven Sacred Pools.  Make a trip here and you’ll find the true number…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

Closer to the Stars on Maui

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/09/05Sep22-Maui-Haleakala-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There are some places on Earth where you are literally and figuratively closer to the sun, moon, and stars.  This…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

Farming Maui’s Mountain Slopes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/08/02Sep22-Maui-Haleakala-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The island of Maui is a place many come to enjoy the beach.  But it’s also a place with a…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Heroes of Hinkley

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/08/01Sep22-Hinkley-Minnesota-Fire-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a fire that could consume about 500 square miles in just four hours.  Such a firestorm has not been…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

The Race to Save the People of Hinkley

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/08/31Aug22-Hinkley-Minnesota-Fire-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It sounds like the script of an action adventure movie.  A wall of fire approaches a city as townspeople rush…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Literal Firestorm Building

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/08/30Aug22-Hinkley-Minnesota-Fire-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We’re all familiar with Smokey Bear and his warnings to prevent forest fires.  But imagine a fire with fuel that…

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