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The Horse with a Gas Mask

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/04/03May22-Fort-Riley-Kansas-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There is a lot of important military artifacts in this museum and Dr. Robert Smith can tell you why each…

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Fort Riley, Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/04/02May22-Fort-Riley-Kansas-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you drive by Junction City, Kansas on Interstate 70 you’ll see the airfield and buildings related to one of…

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Be Wary of “Just Bid on It”

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/23Mar22-Landmark-Inn.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Gary says people should be wary of realtors who say, “Just make a bid on it.”  If you do make…

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Last of the Raids

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/02Mar22-Last-Indian-Raid.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Americans are familiar with the fate of Custer and his men at the Little Big Horn.  It was far from…

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White Cloud, KS Past and Future

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/14Feb22-White-Cloud-Past-and-Future.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many of us like to reminisce about the way things once were.  They do that a bit in White Cloud,…

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Origin of the Piggy Bank

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/11Feb22-White-Cloud-Piggy-Bank-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Maybe you had a piggy bank as a child, or perhaps you still do.  In a moment I’ll take you…

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Pete the Pig

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/10Feb22-White-Cloud-Piggy-Bank-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We all have causes that are close to our heart – organizations or individuals that we donate to in order…

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White Cloud, Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/09Feb22-White-Cloud-Kansas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you drive into White Cloud, Kansas, along the banks of the Missouri River, some people will see a ghost…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/03Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today’s story is about Thanksgiving.  Yes, it does involve the holiday, but in a much different way.  It’s the story…

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Taken Hostage in the Philippines

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/02Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the Spring of 2001 several people were taken hostage in the Philippines by terrorist and held for over a…

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Training for Future Missions

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/01Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For a time the Burnham family few crop dusting jobs in western Nebraska.  Perhaps it was good training for flights…

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Flying Planes In and Out of Mountainous Jungles

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/30Nov21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a flight not for the faint of heart – flying small planes in and out of mountainous jungles. …

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How a World Class Italian Restaurant Wound up in Rural Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/02Nov21-Mulvane-Kansas-Restaurant-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you love Italian food perhaps you dream of a trip to Tuscany in Italy to savor the true tastes…

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The Unique Route From Tuscany to Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/01Nov21-Mulvane-Kansas-Restaurant-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Nancy grew up in small town Kansas but had a desire to see the country and the world.  For several…

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History of Barbed Wire

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/19Oct21-Barbed-Wire-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Drive down just about any country road and you’ll see it.  You may have never thought it would be worthy…

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The World’s Best Hot Dogs

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/30Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery had the world’s best hot dog, but he didn’t have enough them to sell to all those who…

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Hot Dog Sales Through the Roof

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/29Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery is in the business of delivering customers the best steaks they’ll ever eat.  Along the way, he may…

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From Army Ranger to Entrepreneur

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/28Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery was an army ranger…and in 2014 he had a decision to make – reenlist or pursue another career…

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Four Tons of Glass Negatives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/25Jun21-Leavenworth-Historical-Society-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some of us remember the photo negatives you used to get when you processed film.  But a century ago the…

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First City of Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/24Jun21-Leavenworth-Historical-Society-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is the “First City of Kansas.”  The reason it achieved that status was because of an important fort that…

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