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Turning Back the Clock 200 Years

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/11/13Nov20-Big-Oak-Tree-State-Park.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to KYMO in East Prairie, Missouri.  Listeners there know the Mississippi River bottomlands stretch for hundreds…

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What Remains in Florida, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/16Oct20-Mark-Twain-Birthplace.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Little remains of the town of Florida, Missouri; or, depending on how you view history, a lot remains of Florida,…

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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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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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Making the Most of His Time

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/08Sep20-Peculiar-Clock-Man.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If time is money, then Larry Boucher has to be one of the wealthiest men alive.  We’ll try to make…

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More Than a Cottonwood Tree

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/07Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s just a cottonwood tree.  Well, to this man it was THE tree.  It was the place where his dreams…

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A Regular Stop in Marceline, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/06Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the days when passenger trains crisscrossed the nation, the train depot in Marceline, Missouri saw plenty of traffic.  One…

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Encouragement for a Lifetime of Creative Thinking

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/05Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1906 this man’s family moved from Chicago to a farm in northern Missouri.  That relocation may have made all…

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Teaching a Unique Craft to Keep the Skill Alive

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/04Aug20-Ryan-Staub-Glass-Blowing-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s estimated that there are fewer than 5000 people still involved in this craft in the U.S.  Ryan believes the…

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The Oldest Working Theater West of the Allegheny Mountains

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/21Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Where will you find the oldest working theater west of the Allegheny Mountains?  The answer may surprise you and the…

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The Dominate Fixture on the Boonville Skyline

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/20Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It dominates the skyline of Boonville, Missouri.  If you’re from Boonville, you might chuckle at that statement, given the buildings…

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Consistently Mispelling Your Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/17Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You probably don’t give much thought to signing your name on a check or receipt. It’s something we’ve done thousands…

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An Important Point for Settlers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/16Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KWRT in Boonville, Missouri. Their town was founded in the early 1800s…

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John the Baptist and Music

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/23Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may not think of John the Baptist as someone who would teach you a lot about music, but in…

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Another Man’s Birthday Celebrated

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/22Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Everyone knows that Christmas is celebrated on December 25th, but at the opposite point of the year, another man’s birth…

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Peanuts and Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/27Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has been selling peanuts at Kansas City Royals games for about three decades.  While the current season is…

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