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Trading in the 1800s

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/02Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you did business on the high plains in the 1800s, transactions often took place in trade items.  That was…

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Lewis and Clark…or Alexander McKenzie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/01Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Have you heard of Lewis and Clark or Alexander McKenzie?  Chances are you have heard of one but not the…

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The Museum of Fur Trade

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/30Sep19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KSCR in Chadron, NE.  They know of a long time museum that…

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A Trip to the Rhino Barn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/23Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you were going to a rhino barn, you’d of course expect to see rhinos, perhaps at a zoo.  This…

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An Amazing Site to See and Visit

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/20Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In sharing these stories with you for over two decades I’ve seen a lot of interesting places, but I recently…

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Volcanic Ash in Nebraska

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/19Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you think volcanoes spewing clouds of hot ash, you probably do not think of the state of Nebraska.  But…

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A 70 Year Heritage in Nebraska

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/19Aug19-KKOW-Radio.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Sometimes a station’s call letters can tell you a lot about the city or area from which it broadcasts.  Today…

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Time in a POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/10Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)By the end of WW II, Bill Shuck was in  POW camp with 9000 other English and American airman.  This…

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Bailing Out of a Burning Plane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/09Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Bill Shuck’s B17 bomber had been struck by flack…and now he and the crew had to bail out of the…

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The First Taste of War in a B-17

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/08Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to listeners on two new affiliates, KBRF in Fergus Falls, MN and KIMn Gilette, WY.  Today’s…

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From Church to Concert Series

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/05Feb19-Jason-Brown-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)Jason grew up singing on the farm and in church each Sunday.  It led him to make it a career. …

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One of the Most Famous Americans

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/04Feb19-Sequoyah-2019.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)His work helped teach an entire nation to read and write within a matter of just a few years.  In…

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Lining Up for Repeat Purchases

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/12Jun18-Kool-Aid-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Marketing and advertising are keys to getting a product known and bought by consumers.  Perhaps no one did it better…

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Part of the Meal for Troops

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/11Jun18-Kool-Aid-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a part of some meals served to U.S. troops during World War II.  However, you probably don’t associate…

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The Story of Edwin Perkins

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/08Jun18-Kool-Aid-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska.  Residents have probably heard of a man named…

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Making An Investment in the Future

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/08Mar17-Shickly-Nebraska-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Shickley, Nebraska is a small town that’s made a big investment in its future.  It’s been an important journey in…

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Dedicated Citizens Creating Positive Change

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/06Mar17-Shickly-Nebraska-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we return to a small town in Nebraska, five years after we first shared their story of how dedicated…

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Willa Cather’s Hometown

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/02/16Feb18-Willa-Cather-Red-Cloud-Nebraska-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)This place owes much of it’s identity to someone who passed away in 1947.  As the years passed, holding on…

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Important Stories To This Town

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/02/15Feb18-Willa-Cather-Red-Cloud-Nebraska-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve never heard of Willa Cather.  If not, you should.  She’s a Pulitzer Prize winning author who penned many…

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More Than a Winner on the Field

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/04Mar16-Boys-Town-6.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)The goal of just about every coach is to win a game.  That certainly true of this coach, but he’ll…

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