The Story Behind Custer’s Last Stand

You’ve probably heard of Custer’s last stand at the Little Bighorn, but do you know the real story of what happened there?  We’ll uncover some of the truths…

General Custer

You probably know his name because of his famous last stand.  But before that battle in today’s state of Montana, there was much more to a man known by his men as General Custer…

A Place Known As Traveler’s Rest

It was a meeting place, a point were Lewis and Clark twice stopped during very important points in their journey…

The Lolo Trail

It was the most difficult climb in their journey west–the Rocky mountains of Montana and Idaho.  We hit the Lolo trail…

A Nose for Food

If you love the smell of food, nothing can match this creature’s sense of smell to find a good meal.  When they’re hungry they can pick up a scent 18 miles away…

Wayward Bears Find a Home

Anyone who’s camped in bear country knows that you need to keep your food in air tight containers – otherwise you could have some very large visitors show up.  But what happens when they do find that food?

Don’t Feed the Bears

You may have seen those cute pictures of people feeding bears out their car windows at Yellowstone National Park.  That’s a rare scene these days and there’s good reason for that…

Leaving Your Mark

If someone makes a difference in the world, we may say they’ve left their mark.  Well this spot is known today for the literal mark one man made on it.  It’s the equivalent of graffiti in the early 1800s, but because of who wrote it…it’s historic.

The Youngest Member of the Lewis and Clark Team

He was the youngest member of the Lewis and Clark journey. cheap nfl jerseys Although he didn’t make the entire trip, he ended up having one of the biggest landmarks on the trip named for him…

Big Bud – The World’s Biggest Tractor

250px-Big_Bud_747If you want more information about Big Bud 747, featured in our latest show, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered up some resources for you right here.

Big Bud was manufactured in Havre, Montana, in 1977. It still holds the record for the world’s largest farm tractor. And if you want to see Big Bud, you can make the trek to Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence, Iowa.

On our show, you heard that Big Bud was used for “deep ripping,” and may have wondered what that means. You can read more about it here.

Did you know Big Bud has his own website? It’s true! Or you can check out what Wikipedia has to say.

You can check out several Big Bud videos right here. Or watch one of them right here:

Lewis & Clark’s Montana Obstacle

Although sandbars and other river snags were a danger for Lewis and Clark on the way up the Missouri River, it was this obstacle in Montana that made them pull their boats out of the water.

Butte, Montana Speakeasy

Beginning in 1920, the 18th Amendment made the manufacturing and consumption of alcohol illegal until it was repealed in 1933. During that time something known as a speakeasy became common place–a secret location to get a drink. Let’s head underground and uncover one of those old hideaways…