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America’s Strategic Air Museum

It’s the largest and fastest Blackbird you’ll ever see. But it’s just one of many intriguing items associated with America’s strategic command of the air….

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The Higgins Memorial

Every Memorial Day we remember are family and friends who have passed.  Many communities will also remember their veterans and that’s certainly true in Columbus,…

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The Home of the Buffalo Bill Show

In 1883 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show debuted in Omaha.  Much of the practice and many of the performers were from Columbus, Nebraska.  Today we…

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A Wild West Traveling Show

It was a national and international hit…a traveling show that captivated audiences with scenes from the wild west.  Most people don’t know it all began…

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Scenic Route – Buffalo Bill & the Legend of the Wild West

Perhaps more than any other man, Buffalo Bill Cody helped shape the legend of the Wild West. But what’s truth and what’s legend about the…

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Two Million Dollars Raised in Less Than Ten Years

I had heard much about the Shickley, Nebraska, a town of just over 300 people in southern Nebraska.  When I went there to visit with…

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Shickley, Nebraska

For the next two broadcasts you’ll hear the story of Shickley, NE–a town of just over 300 that has raised over two million dollars for…

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Scenic Route – Big Little Town

About 300 people live in Shickley, Nebraska, but that “big little town” has raised more than $2.5 million for community projects in the past decade….

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A Palm Beach Girl on the Ranch

She was a very unlikely candidate to manage a cattle feedyard in central Nebraksa.  She grew up in Palm Beach County, Florida and knew next…

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The Snowstorm That Built a Radio Station

Many radio stations have interesting stories of how they were born.  This station in central Nebraska was the product of one of the worst blizzards…

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Rock Creek Station

Mention the name Wild Bill Hickok and many people have images of a western lawman not afraid to enter a shootout to bring about justice….

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Ruts That Are Never Filled

If someone cuts ruts down a muddy dirt trail, someone else will probably need to come and fill them in before the road can be…

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Temple Grandin

Many people in agriculture know her name well. This weekend, the world will get to know the subject of a new HBO film… SharePrintEmail

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