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Posted in American Countryside New Mexico

A Weather Balloon That Either Was or Wasn’t

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/16Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a story over seventy years old, yet a story still talked about today.  In fact, it even had its…

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Posted in American Countryside New Mexico

A Hoax…Or Reality?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/15Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today you’ll hear from Glenn Dennis a man who’s story you may believe or perhaps you’ll think it’s all a…

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Posted in American Countryside New Mexico

An Unusual News Release

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/14Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The military issues press releases all of the time, but this one was certainly unique and still stirs controversy today. …

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

A Conversation with ‘The Fonz’

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/11Oct19-Henry-Winkler-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He’s played many parts, but he will forever be known as the Fonz, Arthur Fonzerelli, aka Henry Winkler…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Henry’s Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/10Oct19-Henry-Winkler-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Henry struggled with dyslexia as a child.  In fact, his challenge was not diagnosed until he was in his 30s. …

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

One of the Largest Mines in the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/09Oct19-Missouri-Mines-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In Park Hills, Missouri you will find the old Powerhouse for one of the largest mines in the world.  Today…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Miners Who Helped Found A New State

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/08Oct19-Missouri-Mines-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They were just some lead mining families from southeastern Missouri.  But if I told you the last name of the…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

A Place Known as Park Hills

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/07Oct19-Missouri-Mines-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KREI in Farmington, MO.  Folks there know the industry that drew some…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Surviving a Grizzly Bear Attack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/04Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Being attacked by a grizzly bear was bad in itself.  Now imagine your friends left you for dead and you…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

The Story of Hugh Glass

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/03Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you know Hugh Glass, then you most likely know him for his run in with a Grizzly Bear.  There…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

A Beautiful, Natural Wonder

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/27Sep19-Canyon-de-Chelly.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the nation…and a place who’s centuries old history provides a…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

Guinness Records Knows Casey, Illinois

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/26Sep19-Casey-Illinois-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The folks at Guinness Book World Records knows Casey, Illinois very well.  It seems they have to send someone there…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

A Beautiful Rocking Chair

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/25Sep19-Casey-Illinois-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a beautiful rocking chair.  The kind of chair that would be the perfect place to relax.  There’s plenty of…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

How Windchimes Changed Lives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/24Sep19-Casey-Illinois-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)They are the windchimes that changed the way people thought about this small town.  How could wind chimes do that…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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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