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A Tour of Naval Vessels New and Old

If you drive to this town, you’re likely to see many vessels, both new and old, from the U.S. Navy.  The reason for that goes…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Missouri

The Denver Sleigh Works

Santa needs a sleigh to make deliveries around the world. This man makes sure he will never run out of transportation… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

The Edmund Fitzgerald

If not for a song, this tragedy could have been forgotten by many.  However, when you hear the lyrics you’ll immediately know the tale of…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

Shelter In A Storm

A harbor is not only a place to load and unload cargo, but it can provide shelter in the face of a storm.  But that’s…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

A Museum Devoted to Wrecks

If you don’t slow down, you might have a wreck.  Here, if you don’t slow down, heed the weather, the fog, the gale force winds…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

Exploring the Ships Around the Soo Locks

If you venture to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, you may go to see the Soo Locks.  Some folks also want the experience of climbing on…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

Valley Camp

It’s called the Valley Camp, and no it’s not a campground and no it’s not in a valley.  But that’s the name and it’s one…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

The Oldest City in Michigan

What is the oldest city in Michigan?  We’ll give you a moment to ponder the answer and the founder and then return… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in Alabama American Countryside

Don’t Break My Heart

You probably either loved it or hated it – the song Achy, Breaky Heart.  It was a song that Don Von Tress thought was pretty…

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Posted in Alabama American Countryside

The Song With Roots in the Drive Thru

It all began in the drive thru line at Hardee’s.  That was the place that inspired one of the most well-known songs in country music……

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A Skilled Songwriter

We often know songs by who sings them instead of who writes them.  Today we visit with one very skilled writer… SharePrintEmail

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Thanksgiving at Berkley Plantation

You may have thought Thanksgiving dates back to the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony in today’s state of Massaschusettes.  But, in a moment we’ll travel to…

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Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock

Each Thanksgiving we are likely to remember the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock.  But is that rock really the spot they disembarked? SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Mummy Bundles

Today’s show is about something called mummy bundles.  That term may give you scary visions of Halloween goblins, but it may be quite the opposite……

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Mummies

When you think of mummies, you perhaps have pictures of Eqyptian mummies and the pyramids. But today’s program will take you far beyond what you…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

How the Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease

It’s said the squeaky wheel gets the grease.  Russell’s problem was that he had plenty of squeaking wheels and none of them were getting any…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Ali vs. Frazier

It was Ali versus Frazier. Not that Ali versus Frazier, but their kids… SharePrintEmail

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Not Listening To Her Father

Sometimes parents influence their children in a direction they think best for them.  In this case, the father encouraged the daughter not to follow in…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Hearing about “The Champ” From His Daughter

He was simply known as “the champ.”  He had the physical abilities to take him to the top of his sport and the social abilities…

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A World Without Sight or Sound

Imagine a world in which you could not see anything nor hear a sound.  That was this lady’s world, yet she overcome the obstacle to…

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