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A Public Defender

Our law system guarantees everyone the right to a lawyer. Mike is the guy the court might appoint to help you…and that’s not a bad…

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A McCrea Family Christmas

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Governor Gravesites in Missouri

Down dirt and gravel roads, off the main highway on paths once well traveled, but now forgotten, you can find small country cemeteries. As families…

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Networking the Union with the Pony Express

Although the first riders of the Pony Express left from St. Joseph, Missouri, it could be argued that the headquarters of the operation was 50…

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Forming the Pony Express

They are three names etched in the history of western exploration and settlement: Russell, Majors and Waddell. Here’s one of their ancestors; a woman who…

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Strong Man Steve Schmidt

(Leslie, Missouri)–Every dentist that has ever advised not to crush ice or hard candy with one’s teeth will not want to meet Steve Schmidt. His…

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Teaching Small Farming Methods That Work

When Herman’s son brought home an antiquated animal production book that he happened to find in his high school ag classroom, Herman decided that some…

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Free Range Poultry

This poultry producer wouldn’t say his goal is to take on the big boys in the chicken world and win, but he certainly has done…

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Herm’s 1930s Farm in the 21st Century

Herman’s farm may look like it is cut out of the 1930’s, but when you dig deeper, you find that he is using some of…

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Silver Moon Feeds

You can buy feed from a lot of different places, but what makes Silver Moon Feeds special is how this one family has stayed in…

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Battle of the Hemp Bales

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…

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Mastadon Park

Imagine you unearthed the bones of an animal and had little idea of what you found. Now imagine making up a tale about the creature…

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: The Pony Express Museum & Stables

All this week we are in St. Joseph, MO and today’s stop is perhaps the place for which the city is best known. Remember you…

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Visit Saint Joseph, MO: A Parkway System

Many cities have parks and parkways…but few can boast the system found here. It’s a historic jewel that residents here have enjoyed for over a…

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: Civil War Fort

No battles were fought here…but that didn’t keep the fort from accidentally firing on its own residents. All of this week we are in St….

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: The Remington Nature Center

We’re back in St. Joesph, MO this year for a week of broadcasts brought to you by stjomo.com. We also say hello to our long…

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Visit Saint Joseph, Missouri: Home of the Pony Express

Next year is the 150th anniversary of the first riders and U.S. mail to leave St. Joseph, MO on the Pony Express. This week we…

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Visit Missouri: Kimswick’s Blue Owl

Kimmswick, Missouri officially has 92 residents. Most days you will find far more people in this little town. When Mrs. Ross, heir to the 7-Up…

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Visit Missouri: Liberty Memorial

I can’t say enough about the World War I museum in Kansas City. It is a true gem in the Midwest and more people need…

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Visit Missouri: Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks has been a major attraction in Missouri for about 80 years now. At the time Bagnell Dam was constructed the…

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