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In Search of a New Home

Most people do not go in search of a new home while driving a large, new school bus.  That’s what this family did… SharePrintEmail

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Buildings Predating the Civil War

Drive through Ironton, MO and you’ll find a campus of buildings that dates to the days prior to the Civil War.  Why they are here…

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Scars of Bullet Holes

The bullet holes still scar the inside and outside of this home–a place that was a hospital during a skirmish known as The Battle of…

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12 Stores Devoted to the Same Item

You might expect a town of less than 2000 people to not have too many stores when compared to much larger cities.  However a trip…

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Attracting Thousands of Visitors to a Small Town

Jenny Doan is perhaps the most famous one of these in the world.  And due to that fact, there are thousands of people visiting this…

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A Premier Angus Herd Owner

He had one of the premiere Angus herds in the country.  In fact, his prize winners could be found at livestock shows across the nation. …

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In the Hands of the Jury

Wayne Cryts future was in the hands of a jury.  If he was found guilty he would most likely spend the next twenty years in…

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Going to Jail to Defend Your Decision

If you believed you were innocent and your stance was lawful, would you go to jail to defend that decision?  That was the choice Wayne…

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Stealing Grain or Taking What Is Rightfully Yours?

Was it stealing grain, or just taking what was rightfully yours?  The answer to that question depended on whether you were talking to a federal…

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Defying a Federal Court Order

This farmer was ready to defy a court order, cross a line of federal marshals, and perhaps give his life in an attempt to do…

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Soybeans In a Person’s Life

When Wayne Cryts finished his soybean harvest in 1979 he had no idea the role those bushels of beans would play in his life and…

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When Rules Don’t Make Sense

Sometimes rules and laws just don’t make sense.  David wondered why he couldn’t have a telephone but he could borrow one from someone else, why…

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Growing Up Amish

As an Amish youth, David saw a vastly different world with modern conveniences all around him.  As he became a teenager, he knew that someday…

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Looking At Life Differently

David Mast had to repeat the eighth grade…along with just about everyone else in his class.  In a moment you’ll hear why this community looks…

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Dave Roever

His name is Dave Roever, spelled R-o-e-v-e-r.  If you’ve not heard or seen his message, you need to watch him online… SharePrintEmail

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Looking In the Mirror

What do you see when you look in the mirror?  What Dave Roever saw was far from himself.  In fact, he wondered if anyone would…

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Hit by a Sniper’s Bullet

Dave Roever was serving his country in Vietnam when a sniper’s bullet would change his life forever.  And in turn Dave helps change the lives…

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A Trip to Jefferson City, Missouri

As a senior in college, I used to give tours of this building.  It’s still one of my favorite places to visit… SharePrintEmail

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A Hidden Gem

Every once in awhile you uncover a hidden gem of a place.  That’s what today’s feature is all about.  And this feature is one you…

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An Old, Beat-up Vehicle That Attracts Thousands

Some people love to have the newest car.  In fact, they may spend plenty of time looking for just the right model.  Quite the opposite…

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