From the Road Archive

  • A Unique Way of Saying Hi from Taylor Neb

    May 3, 2018

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    While scouting for the most interesting small towns and businesses in Nebraska we ran across Marah from Marah's Treasures located in Taylor, Nebraska (population 194) . Very unique and interesting bus …

  • Minnesots longest continuously operating barber shop in St. Peter MN

    April 7, 2018

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    While selecting businesses to feature on our show we ran across Nate's Barber Shop in St. Peter MN. It's Minnesots longest continuously operating barber shop, established 1886. WOW, be sure and like t …

  • Kansas Barbed Wire Museum in La Crosse KS

    April 1, 2018

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    While visiting the small town of La Crosse KS we discovered The Kansas Barbed Wire Museum. Though closed when we were there we learned it's devoted solely to the history and legend of this part of Ame …

  • Loon Lake Cemetery tombstones displayed at Jackson County Historical Society in Lakefield MN

    March 8, 2018

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    We stopped by to do a pre-story interview for our TV show & websit with Executive Director Mike Kirchmeier from Jackson County Historical Society. He shares why the tombstones from the Loon Lake C …

  • The Keepers of The Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers in Pipestone MN

    February 28, 2018

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    We stopped by to do a pre-story interview with Bud Johnston president of The Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers located in Pipestone MN for a story planned about this unique point of intere …

  • Honoring the cultures of the Lakota and Dakota Chamberlain SD

    February 3, 2018

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    The Dignity sculpture is a stunning combination of art and history. Located on a bluff near Chamberlain SD (population 2,300) the stainless steel, 50-foot-tall statue was specifically designed by scu …

  • Giant Corn Gazebo Olivia MN

    January 20, 2018

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    While spending a couple days in the town of Olivia MN we learned they are the "Seed Corn Capital of the World" The story goes that in 1973 Bob Rauenhorst, owner of Trojan Seed Company, wanted an ear o …

  • Truly a enchanted highway outside Regent ND

    December 22, 2017

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    While traveling through North Dakota we happened across "The Enchanted Highway " On about a 35 mile stretch leading to the small town of Regent (Population 169) you will find a collection of the worl …

  • Feeling Centered in Rugby ND

    December 16, 2017

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    Yes we are excited to feature some outstanding businesses in the town known for being the geographical center of North America! Look for their stories coming soon! …

  • You won't be horrified, but you may be Petrified in Lemmon SD

    December 6, 2017

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    While visiting the small towns of South Dakota we came across a park that is truly a must see! Petrified Wood Park was built from 1930-32 by town men under the command of visionary Ole S. Quammen.An e …

  • Artist SHARES WITH US HER TALENTS Oakes ND

    November 24, 2017

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    While scouting for the most interesting small towns and businesses in North Dakota we met Mindy owner of Arts and Flowers in Oakes North Dakota! Very talented lady with a great store! Check back to wa …

  • Sharing the road with these gentle giants, Custer SD

    October 1, 2017

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    While traveling through South Dakota on the road to the town of Custer we saw through the window of our car something travelers heading west probably saw from their covered wagon! By the way the town …

  • favorite town name in Nebraska Funk Neb

    September 14, 2017

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    While visiting the small towns of Nebraska we ran across the town of Funk, it immediately became favorite town name in Neb! As of yet we haven't discovered the origin of their name! …

  • The question iS THIS A bUG OR A Pig? Ulysses Ks

    September 1, 2017

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    While visiting the small towns of Kansas we came across this car in Ulysses, Kansas. We was told by some businesses in town it was the local bank's "piggy bank", all we can say is we love it! We also …

  • Favorite Town Name in Missouri Peculiar MO

    August 15, 2017

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    While traveling through the small towns of Missouri one town had a name that required investigation, Peculiar, Peculiar MO In pre-Civil War times the pioneer settlers decided their drowsy, maple-sh …

  • Is the Garden of Eden really in Lucas KS?

    August 1, 2017

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    Yes,while visiting the small towns of Kansas we entered the town of Lucas Kansas we had on idea we were entering the Garden of Eden! S.P. Dinsmoor, retired Civil War Veteran, started building the Ca …

  • America's Most Artistic Giant Toilet Lucas Kansas

    August 1, 2017

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    While visiting S. P. Dinsmoor's Garden of Eden in Lucas KS we wandered downtown to find a giant toilet, yes it's said to be the most artistic toilet in Americ ! The building itself is shaped like a …

  • Amish men hard at work outside Jamesport MO

    July 26, 2017

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    While driving through Daviess County, outside Jamesport MO we came across these gentleman moving a grain bin down the road, we pulled over and as they passed we felt like we took a step back in time! …

  • A town full of squirrels marysville ks

    July 12, 2017

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    While visiting the small towns of Kansas we had to stop when we saw a squirrel or should we say many black squirrels! Marysville has always been known as Black Squirrel City. The folklore was that in …

  • A different take on Stonehenge in, Alliance NE

    June 22, 2017

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    While traveling through the small towns of Nebraska we came across this incredible point of interest. Carhenge is a replica of England's Stonehenge located near the city of Alliance, Nebraska, in the …

  • Trolling through Mount Horeb WI

    June 22, 2017

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    While traveling through the small towns of Wisconsin we visited the town of Mount Horeb. Know as the troll capital of the world, this town is populated with hand carved trolls that must be seen to bel …

  • A Truly Concrete Point of Interest Phillips WI

    June 15, 2017

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    While scouting for the most interesting small towns and businesses in Wisconsin we ran across a truly unique point of interest, Wisconsin Concrete Park! In 1948, at age 63, Price County native Fred Sm …

  • A town on the Mooove Thorp Wisconsin

    June 1, 2017

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    When we visited Thorp WI we found cows (cow sculptures) grazing all over the town, this town is truly worth checking out! …

  • I scream, you scream for Le Mars Iowa

    May 18, 2017

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    While visiting the small towns of Iowa we stopped at a town know as the ice cream capital of the world! We found Fifty-five ice cream cone sculptures (each standing almost six feet tall) painted and …

  • Future Birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk Riverside, Iowa

    May 18, 2017

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    While traveling through the small towns of Iowa we ran across the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk. We learned Riverside proclaimed itself the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk, a f …

  • The Largest Ball of Twine Controversy Cawker KS/Darwin MN

    May 17, 2017

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    Where the largest ball of twine is located continues to be debated! We have visited them both and believe they both must be seen! You be the judge which is the largest! …

  • World's Largest Strawberry - Strawberry Point IA

    May 4, 2017

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    Strawberry Point, Iowa is known as the home of the World's Largest Strawberry. The 15-ft. tall sculpture is on a post in front of City Hall. …

  • I think I saw Pocahontas in Pocahontas Iowa

    April 19, 2017

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    While traveling through the small towns of Iowa we came across Pocahontas, yes a giant concrete statue of Pocahontas, built in 1954. We will need to do some more research on this unique point of inter …