Posted in American Countryside Best of Missouri

Keith’s Cafe

In Memphis, Missouri, there’s a café where great food has been served for about 65 years now. This is the story of the family who…

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The Denver Sleigh Works

Santa needs a sleigh to make deliveries around the world. This man makes sure he will never run out of transportation….. SharePrintEmail

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A Store For the Holidays

If Santa Claus needed a place to buy all of his decorations, this would be it. This big business in small town Michigan brings cheer…

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Grilling the Turkey

Thanksgiving is the time most Americans talk turkey, but Sheerleen Clausen hopes to change that they’ll think of turkey every day of the year. We…

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Your Face on the Side of a Semi

Each of the communities that we call home can claim outstanding individuals who go the extra mile when it comes to helping others. Today, we…

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A Helpful Smile In Every Aisle

Image a man who speaks over ten languages, can play multiple musical instruments and serenade customers with his wonderful voice. Where would you find such…

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The 150th Annivesary of the Gettysburg Address

Just four months after the Battle of Gettysburg, over 50,000 people came to that town for the dedication of a cemetery to honor the war…

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The Saugus Iron Works

It is a factory that began operation over a century before England’s colonies became the United State of America. We go to a place where…

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Levee High Pie

The flood of 1993 almost washed away this restaurant. The levee saved the building and provided the inspiration behind their best selling item. Now, they’re…

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Baking At the Blue Owl

1983 was the best of times and worst of times for Mary. She was going through a divorce, but it’s also the year she began…

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Mystic Seaport

Long before the birth of this nation, this seaport was building the ships that would create a stream of commerce from Englands new colonies to…

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The Rendevous Theatre

When hunters and trappers would gather once each season, it was often called a rendezvous. In Alaska and the Yukon Territory, there is still a…

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The Oklahoma Land Rush

Imagine a train chugging south out of Kansas with people jumping from the cars all along its route. The reason they jumped and mass chaos…

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Getting to FFA Contest

An FFA advisor was driving his students to a competition when the bus broke down with twenty eight students and the teacher stranded on the…

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Daniel Boone Crosses the Mississippi

Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American frontiersmen. But when he crossed the Mississippi River, he went to work for a country other…

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The History of St. Louis

It’s one of the oldest and largest cities on the Mississippi River. Although some may have heard of names like Laclede and Chouteau, why did…

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The Cyle of a Cesium Atom

If I said I’d be back in a second, I’d literally be back in 9,192,631,770 cycles of a cesium atom.  Why is that important?  Well,…

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The Most Accurate of Clocks

For most of human history, the movement of the sun, moon and planets has been used to measure time.  But even the ancients knew that…

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Traveling Back Home

It was their goal…yet it was only the half way point of the trip…It was the Pacific Ocean that the Lewis and Clark party longed…

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A Suitable Winter Camp

After spotting the Pacific Ocean on November 7th, 1805, Lewis and Clark searched for a suitable location for their winter camp.  The place they resided…

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