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History in Jamestown, North Dakota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/06Mar19-Jamestown-History.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many forts on the high plains came and went as needs for protection passed.  One such fort can be found…

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The Jamestown Courthouse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/05Mar19-Jamestown-ND-Courthouse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In Jamestown, North Dakota you will find a grand old courthouse that was an important part of the statehood process. …

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How Bismarck Became Capital of North Dakota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/04Mar19-Jamestown-ND-Courthouse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)How did Bismarck become the capital of North Dakota?  Someone made sure the committee making the decision didn’t get to…

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Civil War Veterans’ Homes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/01Mar19-Confederate-Memorial-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)The Civil War ended in 1865…but how long did the veterans of that war live?  There is some controversy over…

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Care of Civil War Soldiers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/28Feb19-Confederate-Memorial-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Today veterans hospitals and retirement homes are common place, but in the years after the Civil War, grassroots efforts began…

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A Crop Where You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Heights

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/27Feb19-Yuma-Date-Farmer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Some farmers need expensive, high tech equipment to harvest their crops.  This crop requires a very low-tech method of harvest…but…

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A Most Unusual Crop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/26Feb19-Yuma-Date-Farmer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)David’s farm is just 2 ½ acres in size…but that does not mean he’s not busy.  In fact, the crop…

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The Best of the Best Tour

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/25Feb19-Palm-Springs-Best-of-the-Best-Tours.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before Palm Springs was a resort town…before Palm Springs was really even a town for that matter, movie stars began…

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A Record-Setting Pilot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/22Feb19-Jackie-Cochran.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Most people have heard of Chuck Yeager, but most have not heard of his good friend Jackie…a pilot who set…

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Inside A Silo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/21Feb19-Minuteman-Missle-National-Historic-Site-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)You can find plenty of silos in South Dakota, but there are only two of this type still around.  We’ll…

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The Cold War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/20Feb19-Minuteman-Missle-National-Historic-Site-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into space in the late 1950s, it put the U.S. on notice that the…

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The Other Minutemen

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/19Feb19-Minuteman-Missle-National-Historic-Site-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)The first minutemen where the soldiers at Lexington and Concord – those who fired those shots heard ‘round the world. …

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Balancing School and Acting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/18Feb19-Bolivia-Movie-Maker-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:03 — 2.1MB)It’s tough balancing school with acting in the movies.  But that’s exactly what today’s guests are doing – and they…

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Giving Kisses

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/15Feb09-Bolivia-Movie-Maker-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today’s guest has a most interesting job.  He gives many kisses to many ladies and people like to follow his…

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The King of Marriage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/14Feb09-Tom-Mix-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Tom Mix was known as the King of the Cowboys, starring in over 300 films from 1910 to 1935. He…

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The King of the Cowboys: Tom Mix

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/13Feb09-Tom-Mix-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was king of the cowboys, a real-life ranch hand that won the hearts of the nation with his amazing…

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A Lifetime Opportunity

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/12Feb09-Bagg-Bonanza-Farm-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was quite an opportunity – manage a farm for two decades and then be given nearly 10,000 acres of…

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Bonanza Farms

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/11Feb09-Bagg-Bonanza-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They were some of the largest farms on the continent.  Called bonanza farms, they stretched for thousand of acres and…

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When Life Throws You Lemons

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/08Feb19-Spencer-Citrus-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When life throws you a lemon, you make lemonade.  Mark certainly has plenty of lemons…but he doesn’t have to make…

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A Citrus Packer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/07Feb19-Spencer-Citrus-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)You’ve probably bought their fruit and not even realized it.  This is a family owned citurs packer that grows, packs,…

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