Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Home of the Lakes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/20Jan21-Alexandria-MN-Legacy-of-Lakes-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Lots of people head to the lake for summer vacation.  That’s certainly the case in this county, but unlike a…

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Posted in American Countryside South Carolina

How Charles Pinckney Impacted You

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/19Jan21-Charles-Pinckney.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may not have heard his name…but the impact this young man left on our government is still felt today…even…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

Prodigal Sons of the Arivaca Ranch

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/18Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Bible’s parable of the prodigal son shares the story of a wayward young man that comes home to a…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

A Boy Breaks a Horse, The Horse Breaks Him

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/15Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Arivaca ranch has been breaking horses since the late 1800s.  They’re still breaking horses…but today the horses are also…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Ranch That Raises Much More Than Cattle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/14Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For over a century, this ranch near Arizona’s border with Mexico has raised thousands of head of cattle, herded by…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Saint Joseph

Shouldn’t Pigeon have a “D”?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/13Jan21-Bob-Slater-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)How do you spell pigeon?  You know that bird that you sometimes need to get rid of around buildings?  That…

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Shaking Hands and Trading Punches with Legend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/12Jan21-Bob-Slater-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In his years as a newspaper reporter, Bob Slater shook hands with a lot of folks you’ve heard of…a who’s…

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The US President & The Hitchhiker

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/11Jan21-Bob-Slater-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a big deal to meet the president of the United States.  Some people will do just about anything to…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

The Man Who Ran For President Three Times

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/08Jan21-William-Jennings-Bryan.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over a century has passed since this man ran for president three times.  While he never held the oval office,…

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Posted in American Countryside Wisconsin

The Lights That Turned Night to Day

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/07Jan21-Hearthstone-Mansion.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Reports say the lights in this home made it seem like night had turned to day.  In fact, the lights…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Swamp Root to Cure Your Ails

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/06Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you saw an advertisement for someone selling “swamp root” that could cure your ails, well, you might be a…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

A Meeting in the Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/05Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This small town was in danger of losing a treasured part of its past and present.  But who would step…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

The World’s Fair in Iowa

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/04Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve heard of the World’s Fair.  Many editions of that global event have been held over the centuries.  But…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of

Best of 2020: The Elephant Hotel

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/01Jan21-Best-of-2020-Elephant-Hotel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  It all began with a man who wanted to farm, not with a team of…

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Best of 2020: Hawaiian Cattle Rancher Robby Hind

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/31Dec20-Best-of-2020-Hawaii-Cattle-Rancher.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Robby Hind has the title of “Paniolo.”  For people living in one state, that’s a…

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Best of 2020: The Covered Bridges of Park County, Indiana

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/30Dec20-Best-of-2020-Park-County-Covered-Bridges.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Park County, Indiana holds a record.  If you’ve ever traveled there, you probably know what…

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Best of 2020: Limpy Jack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/29Dec20-Best-of-2020-Limpy-Jack.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Today’s feature is about a man named Limpy Jack.  With a name like that, I…

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Best of 2020: Martha Jane Canary

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/28Dec20-Best-of-2020-Calamity-Jane.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020! Today, we look at the life of Martha Jane Canary.  If that name doesn’t ring…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

Making a Home Every Day of the Year

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/25Dec20-Father-Xavier-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Christmas is a time that we usually gather with family.  But what is Christmas like when you have no family…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

An Encounter in a Homeless Shelter

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/24Dec20-Father-Xavier-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Each year around Christmas we might attend a church service, or watch children portray the birth of Jesus.  It’s a…

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