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
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 “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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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
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Journeys Into Eating Healthy at the Iowa State Fair

Eating Healthy at the Iowa State Fair

Trying to find healthy food at a state fair awash with deep-fried Oreos and foot-long corn dogs is no easy task. At the Iowa State Fair, one of the rites of passage is trying food on a stick. But dietitian Nikki Stahr, who works for the Iowa-based Hy-Vee grocery chain, is running a booth at Read Article

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Monday, August 3, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Lynn Anderson

Passing: Lynn Anderson

It was a time of rock music, drugs and protests, we were told. Rock and drugs were not my thing. I did join the protests, but with the certainty and a naivite of a teen – a baby boomer at that. My music was not the Stones, or Crosby Stills Nash and Young. I turned Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 3, 20157:35 pm