Sunday, August 30, 2015
Journeys Into 40 Years of Old-Time Music

40 Years of Old-Time Music

If you enjoy the country and folk music that dates back to the days of the pioneers,  Le Mars, Iowa is the place to be this week. The 40th annual “National Old Time Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Festival” at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds kicks off Monday morning. The week-long event will include various workshops, Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 30, 20158:59 pm
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Journeys Into Recalling when the Pony Express was a Big Deal

Recalling when the Pony Express was a Big Deal

The Pony Express is known to us all as a part of America’s history and heritage. Yet is interesting to know that the Express was only in operation for 18 months in 1860 and 1861. Nonetheless, the Pony Express continues to capture our imagination. Each year the Pony Express and its legacy aree recalled with Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 29, 20157:43 pm
Friday, August 28, 2015
Journeys Into Al Arbour Beyond the Islanders

Al Arbour Beyond the Islanders

Rightfully, Al Arbour is being recalled as a Hall of Fame Coach. He won four Stanley Cup titles with the New York Islanders in the 1980’s. That accomplishment, as much as anything, helped make him an easy choice for admission into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Al Arbour, however, distinguished himself in hockey beyond those Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 28, 20156:30 pm
Friday, August 28, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Al Arbour

Passing: Al Arbour

We are saddened by the passing of Al Arbour, an all-time great NHL coach and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Arbour, who combined old-school discipline with forward-thinking creativity to produce a modern sports dynasty with four straight Stanley Cup titles, died on August 28 after a long illness. He was 82. More from Read Article

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Journeys Into At the End of the Trail for the Roy Rogers Museum: Auction

At the End of the Trail for the Roy Rogers Museum: Auction

Roy Rogers was a famous singer and cowboy actor – one of the most popular Western stars of his era. Known as the “King of the Cowboys”, he appeared in over 100 films and numerous radio and television episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. In many of his films and television episodes, he appeared with his Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 27, 20158:08 pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into The Start of the State Fair

The Start of the State Fair

It’s so much a part of the American landscape that we tend to it for granted. State Fairs mean so much to so many. From music to food, agriculture to popular culture, entertainment, and, of course, the midway, there seemingly is something for everyone. And, now it serves as a production set for political campaigns. Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 26, 201510:36 pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into Pop Tart Beer

Pop Tart Beer

  I often wonder about what I would say to my Dad who died in 1997 if he were to reappear in this world of 2015. So much has happened. So much has changed. And, add this one to the list. There is a new craft beer, called Toaster Pastry, is an India Red Ale that Read Article

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into “Live from Ebbet’s Field”

“Live from Ebbet’s Field”

On this date (August 26) in 1939 the first telecast of a major league baseball game took place. It was the first game of a doubleheader at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, between the Dodgers and Cincinnati. Those who watched saw the league-leading Reds win 5-2. NBC broadcast the game on its station W2XBS based in the Read Article

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Chico Maki

Passing: Chico Maki

Was saddened to read of the passing of a solid hokey player from the six team era. Ron “Chico” Maki, who played parts of 15 seasons with the Black Hawks during the 1960s and ’70s, died Monday, the team confirmed. Maki was 76. Maki was a three-time All-Star who got his name on the Stanley Read Article

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Journeys Into Celebrating a Palace of Corn

Celebrating a Palace of Corn

  It’s a one of a kind event and a one of a kind place. The Corn Palace Festival in Mitchell South Dakota is a celebration of the annual redecoration of what is described as the World’s Only Corn Palace. The Corn Palace is a multi-purpose arena/facility. Also called the Mitchell Corn Palace, the structure  is Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 25, 20152:42 pm