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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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McCrea Communications; 5650 Berlin Rd.; Maysville, MO 64469-8255 1-888-622-7321


Episodes

The Mean Green Giant

5/24/2022
Some people have a green thumb, and it certainly seemed the farmers in southern Minnesota were experts at growing peas. Large beautiful peas. Peas so...

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Mayo & The Green Giant

5/23/2022
In Le Suer, Minnesota you’ll find what appears to be a modest old home sitting on a lot in front of a grain elevator. Unless...

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A Tragedy That Led to An Institution

5/20/2022
In August of 1883 a tornado hit southeastern Minnesota. It was a devastating event that caused a lot of damage to people and property. Out...

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A Famous Doctor Whose First Patient Was a Horse

5/19/2022
One of this medical doctors first patients when he came to town was a horse. He was glad to treat the horse, but he was...

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A Frontier Doctor

5/18/2022
He was a frontier doctor that found himself in the middle of the Dakota War. His work in that war led him to take a...

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A Wisconsin Dairy with History Before the Civil War

5/16/2022
Many farms have a long legacy of working the land. Just outside Waupaca, Wisconsin you can find a dairy that traces its history to the...

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Coming Home to the Place That Held You Captive

5/13/2022
It’s hard to imagine being held as a prisoner of war and then, after the war, immigrating to the country that held you captive. That’s...

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Camp Algona Iowa

5/12/2022
Over the years you’ve heard us feature some towns in the heartland of America that served as POW camps during WW II. Today we head...

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Jubilee Days in Shenandoah, Iowa

5/11/2022
Imagine hosting a breakfast so large that you needed to buy pancake flour by the boxcar. That’s exactly what happened here. So why was this...

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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

5/10/2022
Sliced bread was born, but there’s much more to this story, including how the new product was received and where we came up with that...

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The One Thing in Common with Bread

5/9/2022
Go down a supermarket aisle and you can find lots of different types of bread. White bread, wheat, honey oat, the list goes on and...

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Holbrook, Arizona – The Backdrop for Cars

5/6/2022
Sometimes movies do more than just bring in dollars at the box office. They occasionally have an impact on the place where they were filmed. ...

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An Odd Invitation

5/5/2022
There are many towns in the western U.S. that had rough and tumble beginnings. They are places where it was sometimes difficult to determine exactly...

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Silver Moon Plaza

5/4/2022
On the north side of the square in Chillicothe, MO you’ll find a small park where some buildings once stood. It’s called Silver Moon Plaza. ...

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The Horse with a Gas Mask

5/3/2022
There is a lot of important military artifacts in this museum and Dr. Robert Smith can tell you why each is very important to the...

Duration:00:02:59

Fort Riley, Kansas

5/2/2022
If you drive by Junction City, Kansas on Interstate 70 you’ll see the airfield and buildings related to one of the county’s military bases. But...

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Flying the Super Guppy

4/29/2022
Imagine flying a plane called the “Super Guppy.” There are only two in existence and one is here for the world to see. As the...

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Step Inside Air Force 1

4/28/2022
The President of the United States flies in Air Force One…and to some extent they can customize the ride to their preferences. That was the...

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Pima Air & Space

4/27/2022
In Tucson, Arizona you’ll find a place dubbed “the boneyard.” It’s a military facility that scraps old airplanes. Across the street from that airbase though...

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Wahoo, Nebraska

4/26/2022
It’s certainly one of the more unique names for a town in the country. Interestingly, no one knows for sure how it got its title...

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