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A Cow and a Fire

No doubt, she is one of the most famous cows in history…but is she really to blame for the problems she caused? The answer to…

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Eisenhower’s Birthplace

This president was born in Texas but always claimed Kansas as his home. The story as well as all of this week American Countryside broadcasts…

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Dairy Farmers Working Together (Part 2)

We occasionally bring you a feature here on the American Countryside we call food fight…A story about the challenge for farmers to continue to grow…

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Dairy Farmers Working Together (Part 1)

We continue our trip in Vermont this week…looking at the importance of dairy farms in our nation. We travel extensively to bring you the program…

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More Cow Power

It’s called Cow Power…a program that producers renewable energy from diary cattle. It’s such a good idea in fact, Vermont utility customers are volunteering to…

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Cow Power

Vermont’s dairy farms are truly a treasure. Not only do they produce important ag products…but a program called Cow Power has cows producing energy as…

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Mastadon Park

Imagine you unearthed the bones of an animal and had little idea of what you found. Now imagine making up a tale about the creature…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast Saint Joseph

Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: The Pony Express Museum & Stables

All this week we are in St. Joseph, MO and today’s stop is perhaps the place for which the city is best known. Remember you…

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Visit Saint Joseph, MO: A Parkway System

Many cities have parks and parkways…but few can boast the system found here. It’s a historic jewel that residents here have enjoyed for over a…

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: Civil War Fort

No battles were fought here…but that didn’t keep the fort from accidentally firing on its own residents. All of this week we are in St….

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: The Remington Nature Center

We’re back in St. Joesph, MO this year for a week of broadcasts brought to you by stjomo.com. We also say hello to our long…

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: Home of the Pony Express

Next year is the 150th anniversary of the first riders and U.S. mail to leave St. Joseph, MO on the Pony Express. This week we…

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John Burns at Gettysburg

Imagine hitting the age to retire and then deciding to go volunteer for the army. That is what John Burns did. The military rejected him…

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Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg

He is perhaps the most famous name to fight at the battle of Gettysburg. His leadership on the battlefield has made his name immortal, but…

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Gettysburg Interviews

I hope you are enjoying our series of interviews from Gettysburg. I’ve spent quite a bit of time there recently and have really enjoyed the…

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The Battle of Gettysburg

In the three days leading up to Independence Day in 1863, Americans waged the greatest of battles against one another at Gettysburg.  So for the…

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Methodist Museum (Part 2)

If you do something the same way day after day, you might be said to have a method to your work. The method these brothers…

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Methodist Museum (Part 1)

On the southeast coast of Georgia you can find the place were these brothers encountered one of their most trying times. However those challenges helped…

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Kermit Bell

Over 2 decades after he first entered the army, Kermit Bell was now on his way to Vietnam. Not only would he serve in that…

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Smokey Mountain Railroad (Part 2)

His name was Daddy Bryson…and he became one of the best known train engineers in the Smoky Mountains…not because of his skill on the rails,…

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