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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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Harlan, IA

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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Longest Flight

1/14/2022
What’s the longest time a plane has stayed in the air without landing and with the same two men at the controls? Would you believe...

Duration:00:03:00

One of Two Vertical Woolen Mills

1/13/2022
There are only two vertical woolen mills remaining in the U.S. One has been in this town since the days just after the Civil War. ...

Duration:00:02:59

Buying a Century Old Business

1/12/2022
Paul Mooty says if he drove his own car one day back in 2011 down to Faribault, Minnesota, he might not be the owner of...

Duration:00:03:00

Using a Horse-Walked Treadmill to Produce Wool Blankets

1/11/2022
Imagine a time when a horse walked a treadmill to help power the machines that produced wool blankets for early settlers in the days just...

Duration:00:03:00

From Slave to Soldier

1/10/2022
Imagine being a slave at the beginning of the Civil War only later to have an opportunity to join the Union army and fight back...

Duration:00:02:59

A Focal Point of Intense Fighting

1/7/2022
Today it is a beautiful city perched along the hills and rivers of southeastern TN. But during the Civil War, it was the focal point...

Duration:00:03:00

The Luna Café

1/6/2022
In front of the Luna Café, on old route 66 near Mitchell, Illinois, you’ll find a beautifully restored neon sign…the bright lights include a drinking...

Duration:00:03:00

Turkey Tracks

1/5/2022
There is definitely an art to tracking and calling a wild turkey. Jerry Law had no trouble tracking this turkey. That’s because the turkey’s...

Duration:00:03:00

The Turpentine Wildlife Refuge

1/4/2022
Lots of people come to Eureka Springs, Arkansas every year to enjoy the Ozark setting and attractions. One of the places that some might see...

Duration:00:03:00

A Trailer Full of Tigers

1/3/2022
Occasionally you hear of a large truckload of cattle or hogs that is stranded on the highway and other trucks must come to offload those...

Duration:00:03:00

Best of 2021: The Monopoly Patent

12/31/2021
Charles Darrow had a great new board game he sold to Parker Brothers – Monopoly. The only problem was, Charles didn’t invent the game. Rather...

Duration:00:03:00

Best of 2021: The Making of a Real-Life Superhero

12/30/2021
There was no stunt he wouldn’t consider. And because of his daredevil nature, some have called him the first, real-life superhero. After all, he was...

Duration:00:03:00

Best of 2021: The Worst Bombing Crew Becomes the Best

12/29/2021
They made a mistake worthy of a court martial. A bombing crew made a wrong turn and bombed their own country’s residents. However, a mistake...

Duration:00:03:00

Best of 2021: The US President & The Hitchhiker

12/28/2021
It’s a big deal to meet the president of the United States. Some people will do just about anything to travel to a place where...

Duration:00:03:00

Best of 2021: Building a Library You Can Fish From

12/27/2021
Some people fix up their office with pictures and knick knacks that remind them of their favorite things in life. This man went a step...

Duration:00:03:00

A Gift from Prisoners

12/24/2021
In Algona, Iowa there is a nativity scene that has been on display for over 75 years. It was a gift from prisoners far from...

Duration:00:03:00

The Nativity Scene That is Always Set Up

12/23/2021
During the advent season, many families and churches will set up Nativity scenes. The figures remind us of the birth of Jesus. But here, the...

Duration:00:03:00

An Inspiration Along I-35

12/22/2021
Jerry Lageson is very well known for what he does every Christmas. He never set out to be popular or draw attention to himself, but...

Duration:00:03:00

Jerry’s Christmas Tree

12/21/2021
On the surface it would seem Jerry has an easy Christmas lighting situation. He puts lights on just one tree in his yard each year. ...

Duration:00:03:00

Remembering LeRoy Keyes

12/20/2021
In1968, O.J Simpson won the Heisman Trophy…but it was this man who was runner-up in the Heisman balloting that year. He passed from cancer earlier...

Duration:00:03:00