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Buddy Holly’s Continuing Influence

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/07Oct20-Buddy-Holly-Performing-Arts-Center-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s been over 60 years since Buddy Holly died, but his music and the work of inspiring other young people…

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Entertainers in Their Line of Work

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/06Oct20-Buddy-Holly-Performing-Arts-Center-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When we think of big name musicians, we often think of them only in their role as an entertainer.  We…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Serving Up Food For All Ages

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/05Oct20-Triple-XXX-Cafe-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Every college and university has a place students like to come and eat at just about any hour of the…

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A Place With a Triple X Rating

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/02Oct20-Triple-XXX-Cafe-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If something is rated “XXX” it might not be suitable for all eyes and ages.  However, the triple X here…

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A Museum of Family Heritage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/01Oct20-Mitchell-Car-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Lewis Miller never set out to create a museum.  He was simply collecting cars with a tie to his family’s…

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Making Automobiles for the Top-end Buyer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/30Sep20-Mitchell-Car-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This company began making cars in 1903.  While Henry Ford made automobiles for the masses, this company was making them…

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A Wagon Company That Transitioned to More

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/29Sep20-Mitchell-Car-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may recall that the Studebaker company began as a wagon maker and transitioned into making cars.  This company did…

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President Lincoln’s Servant and Friend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/28Sep20-Lincoln-Servant-William-Johnson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Few people know that on Abraham Lincoln’s return to D.C. from delivering the Gettysburg Address, he contracted a mild case…

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A Famous Character of the Wild West

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/25Sep20-Calamity-Jane-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you make a trip to Deadwood, South Dakota you’ll probably here about some infamous characters of the wild west. …

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The Story of Ms. Canary

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/24Sep20-Calamity-Jane-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we look at the life of Martha Jane Canary.  If that name doesn’t ring a bell, you’ll certainly know…

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A Woman Celebrated in Festival Every Year

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/23Sep20-Calamity-Jane-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Hello to our listeners on KAAN radio serving northern MO and southern IA.  We are in Princeton, MO today to…

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Bookends To a Presidency

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/22Sep20-Lincoln-Inauguration-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the surface, this old train station in Springfield, IL may not seem to be that important.  However, when you…

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A President Elect’s Moving Sale

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/21Sep20-Lincoln-Inauguration-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When people move, they often put some items up for sale and place others in the trash.  Now imagine it…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas

A Battle With Inevitable Results

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/18Sep20-Osawatamie-John-Brown-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The shots at Ft. Sumter in April of 1861 are often considered the first military action of the Civil War. …

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A Historic Vote on Slavery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/17Sep20-Osawatamie-John-Brown-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the years just ahead of the Civil War, thousands of people came to Kansas ahead of a critical vote…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Engagement Through the Mail

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/16Sep20-North-Platte-WWII-Canteen-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine getting engaged to someone you only knew through letters.  That’s what happened here, thanks to one young lady who…

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The Payoff of a Group Effort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/15Sep20-North-Platte-WWII-Canteen-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a massive volunteer effort involving people from well over a hundred communities scattered across western Nebraska and beyond. …

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A Gift with Impact

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/14Sep20-North-Platte-WWII-Canteen-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Rae Wilson went to the depot to give her brother a Christmas gift.  When he did not arrive, a new…

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A City Within A City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/11Sep20-Golden-Spike-Tower-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The population of North Platte, Nebraska is about 23,000 people.  That’s also about the number you might find working at…

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The Golden Spike Tower

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/10Sep20-Golden-Spike-Tower-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s called the Golden Spike Tower, a platform that rises from the High Plains to provide a bird’s eye view…

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