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The No-Miss in Downtown Branson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/09Oct18-Dicks-Five-and-Ten-Branson-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Many of you have been to Branson, but have you been downtown to the old dime store that’s been there…

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Wearing a Suit to Work

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/21Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Meers has nearly a dozen suits he wears to work.  The odd thing is, all the suites are alike. …

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A Bungee Jump and a Zipline

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/20Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Maybe you’ve conquered fear and made a bungee jump in your life.  Or perhaps you’ve rode a zip line on…

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A Long Career in the NFL

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/19Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If a football player makes it to the NFL, chances are their career may last three or four years on…

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The Right Resume for the Job

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/18Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Dan had a potential problem.  He had a four-year college degree from a major state university, but he was concerned…

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Small Town Opportunities

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/12Sep18-Rural-Development-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Are small towns full of opportunities of full of overwhelming challenges?  Certainly the answer can be both, but Deb Markley…

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A Different Kind of Silo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/11Sep18-Rural-Development-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Drive into farm country and you’re likely to see some silos.  Deb Markley talks about silos a lot when she…

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A Steel Post and a Glow Plug

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/25Jul18-Fort-Leonardwood-History-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What’s a steel fence post and a diesel glow plug have to do with saving lives?  It was just one…

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Going to a Museum to Prepare for the Future

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/24Jul18-Fort-Leonardwood-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It may seem odd to take young men and women to a museum to help prepare them for the future. …

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A Place Carved in the Woods

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/23Jul18-Fort-Leonardwood-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a place carved from the woods – a place created from the necessities of World War II.  Yet, it…

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Unearthing the Bones of an Unknown Animal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/20Jul18-Mastadon-Park-2018.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine you unearthed the bones of an animal and had little idea of what you found. Now imagine making up…

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A Motel With a Radio in Every Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/16May18-Boots-Court-Motel-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This motel advertisers a “radio in every room.”  Perhaps it doesn’t sound too elegant, but it’s doing a nice business…

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Movie Stars on Wide-Open Roads

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/15May18-Boots-Court-Motel-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There was a time when the movie stars of the day did not fly to their destination, but rather drove…

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Searching for the Crossroads of the Nation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/14May18-Boots-Court-Motel-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)He was a man in search of the crossroads of the nation.  For of course, that would be the best…

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Man’s Best Friend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/02May18-Old-Drum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We’ve all heard of man’s best friend…but it was this dog that probably gave us the phrase so common today. …

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A Famous Canine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/02May18-Old-Drum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In the courthouse square in Warrensburg, Missouri you will find a statue in tribute to a dog named Old Drum. …

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A Career That Brings Romance

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/26Apr18-Cherry-Mash-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Barry Yantis’ family has been in this family business since the days of World War II.  It’s a career that…

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The 100th Birthday of a Candy Bar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/25Apr18-Cherry-Mash-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you rank candy bars by the date they were first introduced, this would be the third oldest in the…

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A Mercantile Company That Invented

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/24Apr18-Cherry-Mash-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was in 1876 a new mercantile company began business.  It may not sound that significant if not for one…

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50 Years of Broadcasting Major League Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/13Apr18-Denny-Matthews-50th-Season-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)162 games a year for 50 years…that’s over 8000 baseball games…and this man has seen virtually every single one of…

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