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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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English

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Episodes

Training for Future Missions

12/1/2021
For a time the Burnham family few crop dusting jobs in western Nebraska. Perhaps it was good training for flights they would someday be making...

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Flying Planes In and Out of Mountainous Jungles

11/30/2021
It was a flight not for the faint of heart – flying small planes in and out of mountainous jungles. But it was a life...

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History Alive! Lanesboro, MN

11/29/2021
Jane loved history and the performing arts and when she found herself in this town of under 1000 people she had an idea of how...

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The First Thanksgiving

11/26/2021
We associate the first Thanksgiving with the Native American and Pilgrims living in Plymouth Colony. However, we know very little about that event. Today we...

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Rock Hunting

11/25/2021
Each Thanksgiving we are likely to remember the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock. But is that rock really the spot they disembarked and eventually...

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Barges on the River

11/24/2021
When the nation was founded, waterways were the interstate highways of the day. Today those rivers can still move a lot of cargo, but most...

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What is Mark Twain?

11/23/2021
Who is Mark Twain? Perhaps the better question is “What is Mark Twain?” Knowing what mark twain is will help you better understand who the...

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From Deckhand to Captain

11/22/2021
Steve Terry grew up along the Mississippi River but he perhaps never imagined he would spend most of his career working on that river. But...

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Quite a Way to Hide Money

11/19/2021
When Union and Confederate sympathizers threatened to take this bankers money, he did something quite unique – he dressed as a woman and began transporting...

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Where’s Waldo?

11/18/2021
You may remember the popular Where’s Waldo books that had kids searching for a man hidden in pictures. Today we search for Waldo ourselves –...

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Sleeping in the Feed Mill

11/17/2021
Most farming towns have a least one feed mill and Lanesboro, Minnesota is no exception. However, one of those feed mills looks a bit different...

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The Tourist Town That Blossomed – A Century Later

11/16/2021
In southeastern Minnesota you’ll find a rolling landscape known as the Driftless area, and within that region there’s a town named Lanesboro that was established...

Duration:00:02:59

Pop Top Soda and More!

11/15/2021
If you’re over 40 years old, you probably remember aluminum cans that had the old pull off tabs. Today of course we have pop tops...

Duration:00:02:59

Wright Flyer III

11/12/2021
The Wright Brothers first took flight in 1903 and that plane is in the Smithsonian. But the brothers said there was a much more important...

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The Priest Who Went to the Supreme Court

11/11/2021
Normally a priest’s words are to inspire the local congregation. In this case, the priest’s words sent him to jail and then to the U.S....

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An Oath He Would Not Take

11/10/2021
For many folks it seemed to be a good idea. Have people take an oath of allegiance to the nation. However, one man objected –...

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Who Is the Author of the 13th Amendment?

11/9/2021
On a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River you’ll find a bust of a U.S. Senator who authored one of the most important pieces of our...

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John Brooks Henderson

11/8/2021
There’s a good chance you’ve not heard of Senator John Brooks Henderson. On the surface he seemed an unlikely man to write legislation that would...

Duration:00:02:59

New Melleray’s Caskets

11/5/2021
When people began attending funeral’s here, many had the exact same reaction. They mentioned that when they passed, they wanted a funeral just like that. ...

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New Melleray’s Timber Transformed

11/4/2021
These men had about 3500 acres of farmland, pasture and timber. However, tilling the land they owned was becoming more difficult as they grew older. ...

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