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A Place To See at Christmastime

It’s one of those places you love to see at Christmas.  The century old building with its magnificent architecture plays host to many holiday events…

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The Denver Sleigh Works

Santa needs a sleigh to make deliveries around the world. This man makes sure he will never run out of transportation… SharePrintEmail

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Mummy Bundles

Today’s show is about something called mummy bundles.  That term may give you scary visions of Halloween goblins, but it may be quite the opposite……

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Mummies

When you think of mummies, you perhaps have pictures of Eqyptian mummies and the pyramids. But today’s program will take you far beyond what you…

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How the Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease

It’s said the squeaky wheel gets the grease.  Russell’s problem was that he had plenty of squeaking wheels and none of them were getting any…

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The Biggest Race of Its Kind

Imagine a race that might last over three days and in that time, you may not sleep at all, or very little, with the ground…

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Days of Sprinting

Folks in Clinton, Missouri know there is quite a racer in their midst, a man who’s sprint was not measured in minutes or seconds, but…

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The Top Mounted Military Man in the Nation

Before their was a U.S. cavalry, this man was noted to be the top mounted military man in the nation.  His skills were so impressive…

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The Baby of the Boone Family

Most of us remember the frontiersman and explorer, Daniel Boone from our history books.  However, we may not be familiar with his children and their…

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British Soldiers Residing in the US

Imagine a small U.S. farm town with British soldiers who had residences there.  No, we are not talking about the Revolutionary War, but rather World…

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The Mule Capital of the World

It was once the mule capital of the world.  You can still find some mules there and if you go to the school, well, they…

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When The Teeth Are The Main Attraction

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 teeth…

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Mules in World War I

My grandfather was born in 1903 and remembered the nation’s fight to win World War I.  In fact, my grandfather was pretty angry when his…

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A Coveted Tool to Defeat the Enemy

Even before the United States entered World War I, American farms were important in helping the allies win the conflict.  In particular, it was one…

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Stories of a Pioneer Girl Growing Up

It is hard to imagine it happened mostly by accident…eight books and a ten year television series all based on one young pioneer girl’s memories…

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Childhood Stories

She never set out to become a famous author…she was simply writing down some stories from her childhood.  But those memories became one of the…

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Hotel Rooms for $11 A Night

Connie Echols admits she was crazy when she purchased the business just down the street.  She had no idea what she’d gotten herself into.  That’s…

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A Grand Mansion For the Family

In the days just ahead of the Civil War, one prominent young lady in New Madrid, Missouri built a grand mansion for her family.  Perhaps…

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Going to Where the Need Is

For Rich Casebolt it’s always been about going to where the need is, not waiting for the need to come to you… SharePrintEmail

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Coffee That Helps Fill a Need

A lot of people enjoy a good cup of coffee every morning, but here it was hard to find such a thing.  This shop opened…

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