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Stories of a Pioneer Girl Growing Up

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/30Aug17-Laura-Ingels-Wilder-Home-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is hard to imagine it happened mostly by accident…eight books and a ten year television series all based on…

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Childhood Stories

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/29Aug17-Laura-Ingels-Wilder-Home-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)She never set out to become a famous author…she was simply writing down some stories from her childhood.  But those…

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Hotel Rooms for $11 A Night

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/18Aug17-Wagon-Wheel-Motel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Connie Echols admits she was crazy when she purchased the business just down the street.  She had no idea what…

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A Grand Mansion For the Family

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/07/28Jul17-Hunter-Dawson-Home.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)In the days just ahead of the Civil War, one prominent young lady in New Madrid, Missouri built a grand…

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Going to Where the Need Is

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/20Jun17-Eleos-Coffee-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For Rich Casebolt it’s always been about going to where the need is, not waiting for the need to come…

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Coffee That Helps Fill a Need

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/19Jun17-Eleos-Coffee-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A lot of people enjoy a good cup of coffee every morning, but here it was hard to find such…

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An Unbelievable Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/16Jun17-Missouri-State-Prison-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It’s a story that will probably make you mad, make you laugh and shake your head AND a story you’ll…

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Prison Warden: Balancing Act

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/15Jun17-Missouri-State-Prison-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a job that can be a real balancing act.  A place where you have to manage the best and…

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The Path of a Heavyweight Champion

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/14Jun17-Missouri-State-Prison-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When this man became heavy weight champion of the world, one of the first men he thanked was a prison…

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The Largest Prison in the Nation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/13Jun17-Missouri-State-Prison-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was once the largest prison in the nation and quite possibly the world.  A place housing criminals from a…

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Three Decades in a Supermax Prison

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/12Jun17-Missouri-State-Prison-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This week we focus on a man who spent over three decades of his life in a SuperMax state prison…

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Preparing for a Crowd of Thousands

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/18May17-Solar-Eclipse-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)St. Joseph, Missouri is a town of about 75,000 people.  However, this August, there are estimates that up to a…

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Star-Gazing In the Afternoon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/17May17-Solar-Eclipse-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)God willing, I know where I will be at 1PM on August 21st.  I’ll be outside our home looking at…

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Elusive Trips Around the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/16May17-Solar-Eclipse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some people will travel the nation and world to hear or see their favorite band or team.  Jackie has made…

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A Once-In-A-Lifetime Event

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/15May17-Solar-Eclipse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The last time this event took place in the continental United States was 1979.  Now, thirty-eight years later, it’s back…

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The Jefferson Highway

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/02/17Feb17-Jefferson-Highway-2017.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)In the nineteen teens and early 20s motorists did not find their route by a highway number but rather a…

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Helping With Need

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/02/13Feb17-Refuge-KC-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you arrive in a place you’ve never been before, it make take awhile to figure things out. In fact,…

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Refuge KC

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/10Feb17-Refuge-KC-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Our travels intentionally try to steer clear of controversy and today’s topic is one we had planned for several months. …

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Rich’s Diverse Neighbors

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/09Feb17-Refuge-KC-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Just a block down the street from Rich’s office is a grocery store catering to the needs of folks from…

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A Ministry for Newcomers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/08Feb17-Refuge-KC-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Richard Casebolt is the Founder and president of something called Refgue KC.  It’s a ministry both in word and deed,…

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