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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/10May22-Chillicothe-Sliced-Bread-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Sliced bread was born, but there’s much more to this story, including how the new product was received and where…

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The One Thing in Common with Bread

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/09May22-Chillicothe-Sliced-Bread-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Go down a supermarket aisle and you can find lots of different types of bread.  White bread, wheat, honey oat,…

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Silver Moon Plaza

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/04/04May22-Chilicothe-T-Mobile-Hometown-Grant.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the north side of the square in Chillicothe, MO you’ll find a small park where some buildings once stood. …

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The “Professor” of Hermann

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/11Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Wurst-House-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Mike would not consider himself a professor, but a trip to this town will find him teaching classes about something…

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The Unusual Vending Machine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/08Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Wurst-House-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Vending machines have been around for decades, so doing a show about such a machine seems to be nothing extraordinary. …

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Hermann Wurst House

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/07Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Wurst-House-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Normally having the worst house in town would not be a good thing.  But when you spell “Worst” w-u-r-s-t, well…

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From Mushrooms to Grapes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/06Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Stone-Hill-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)John’s father was asked to take a risk free chance on what could be the dream of a lifetime.  That…

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The Twelve Apostles Mystery in Hermann, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/05Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Stone-Hill-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was beautiful artwork that was part of the underground cellars here at Stone Hill winery in Herman, Missouri.  But…

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The Missourians Who Saved French Vineyards

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/04Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Stone-Hill-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We know that France is known for its vineyards but many of us don’t know that in the mid 1800s…

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What Hermann, Missouri is Known For

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/03/01Apr22-Herman-Missouri-Stone-Hill-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Mention the town of Hermann, Missouri and anyone who has heard of it will immediately know it’s known for this…

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Raptors in Peril

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/01Mar22-Bald-Eagles-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, MO is a great place to come and learn about a variety of animals. …

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The Bald Eagle Comeback

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/28Feb22-Bald-Eagles-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When I was a kid it was a big deal to see a bald eagle in the wild.  In fact,…

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Jailhouse Rock

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/23Feb22-Stockton-Jailhouse-Rock-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Elvis once sang about the jailhouse rock.  In fact, many of us know that tune decades after it was first…

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God’s Call to Visit the Jail

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/22Feb22-Stockton-Jailhouse-Rock-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Randy Hayward says he’s always tried to follow what God wanted him to do with his life.  But what happened…

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What’s Under Stockton, Missouri?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/21Feb22-Stockton-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There were many reason the first pioneers selected specific spots to begin town and cities.  It’s easy to find the…

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Defeating Shelby’s Raiders

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/02/18Feb22-Stockton-Missouri-Jailhouse.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KYOO in Bolivar, Missouri.  Just up the road in Stockton, town residents…

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Barges on the River

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/24Nov21-Hannibal-Riverboat-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When the nation was founded, waterways were the interstate highways of the day.  Today those rivers can still move a…

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What is Mark Twain?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/23Nov21-Hannibal-Riverboat-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Who is Mark Twain?  Perhaps the better question is “What is Mark Twain?”  Knowing what mark twain is will help…

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From Deckhand to Captain

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/22Nov21-Hannibal-Riverboat-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Steve Terry grew up along the Mississippi River but he perhaps never imagined he would spend most of his career…

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Quite a Way to Hide Money

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/19Nov21-Waldo-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When Union and Confederate sympathizers threatened to take this bankers money, he did something quite unique – he dressed as…

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