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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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The Honey War

War never tasted so sweet, at least that’s what some say when they speak of a conflict waged between Iowa and Missouri over exactly were…

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A Slice of the South in the North

It was a slice of the south embedded in the north.  A place where one notorious bank robber even returned some of his loot a…

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In the Stadium with Denny Matthews

A major league baseball team plays 162 games in a season, but it’s rare any one player will play all of those contests.  However, today’s…

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Keeping Baseball Interesting

When a baseball broadcaster has to describe a game that is lackluster at best, they may resort to talking about all kinds of things to…

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A Career Talking About Baseball

Some of you know that one of my favorite times of the year is when baseball season begin.  So, with that season upon us once…

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Civil War Veterans’ Homes

The Civil War ended in 1865…but how long did the veterans of that war live?  There is some controversy over who was the last man…

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Care of Civil War Soldiers

Today veterans hospitals and retirement homes are common place, but in the years after the Civil War, grassroots efforts began to establish and fund the…

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Daniel Boone Working For Another Country

Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American frontiersman.  But when he crossed the Mississippi River, he went to work for a country other…

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