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Best KRCU podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best KRCU podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Every week there are new marvels to look for in the outdoors, and Discover Nature highlights these attractions. The Missouri Department of Conservation’s Candice Davis brings us the stories of river otters, luna moths, red buds, and other actors as they take center stage in nature’s theater.
 
Nate Saverino highlights players, coaches and more in the Two-Minute Drill. Keep up with the Redhawks on KRCU.
 
Each month, KRCU sits down with Dr. Carlos Vargas, President of Southeast Missouri State University, to discuss happenings at the institution as well has Higher Education broadly.
 
KRCU's Tom Harte shares a few thoughts on food and shares recipes. Listen to archived episodes and get recipes at http://krcu.org/topic/harte-appetite.
 
Almost Yesterday is a glimpse into the rich history southeast Missouri. Dr. Frank Nickell takes listeners on a journey to specific moments in time. A gifted storyteller and local historian, Dr. Nickell’s wit and love for the past are combined with sounds and music that augment his narrative.
 
Shad Burner provides information on what's happening in the area of regional development in Southeast Missouri. Shad is the Vice President of Business Development with the Cape Chamber.
 
Almost Yesterday is a glimpse into the rich history southeast Missouri. Dr. Frank Nickell takes listeners on a journey to specific moments in time. A gifted storyteller and local historian, Dr. Nickell’s wit and love for the past are combined with sounds and music that augment his narrative.
 
Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs provides health information you can trust. With trustworthy sources, she explores the fact and fiction surrounding various medical conditions and treatments, makes you aware of upcoming screenings, gives you prevention strategies and more…all to your health.
 
Stacy Dohogne Lane provides a rundown of some of the events happening in the Cape Girardeau Area. Stacy is the Director of Public Relations with the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau.
 
KRCU's premier interview program and audio newsmagazine. Featuring a variety of voices and a variety of topics.
 
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The first Thanksgiving after my father passed away, we started hosting the feast at our house. I made a cranberry compote recipe I found in Better Homes and Gardens . I was feeling especially proud of making it from scratch as it gelled together when tears came to my eyes. Dad would have preferred the cranberries you slide out of the can and sl ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday that Andrew Conway Ivy was one of the most well-known and celebrated physicians in the world. Born and raised in Farmington, Missouri, Dr. Ivy graduated from Southeast Missouri State Normal School in 1913, where his father, Henry Ivy, was a member of the science faculty. An excellent student, Andrew Ivy went on to ...…
 
I hope you’re ready to ring in the holidays this week. Two special guests will be available for meet and greets and photos during Cape Girardeau’s Downtown Open House. Can you guess who they are? One is a season favorite who is known for rewarding well-behaved children. The other is green from head to toe and charged with stealing Christmas! Me ...…
 
December 6 - December 12 Discover Nature this week as Missouri’s wildlife den up or hibernate to avoid the cold. Winter is a challenge for wildlife and many species have various methods of surviving the cold. Some animals leave the state and don’t come back until spring. Others find sheltered dens and sleep until spring. Some remain in Missouri ...…
 
This past week we celebrated Thanksgiving and I want to take this opportunity to offer my thanks. First, I want to thank KRCU for this great partnership. Each week I have the opportunity to relay an important business topic to this key listener group. The comments I receive make me realize the importance of this segment. Next, I want to thank o ...…
 
Six Southeast Missouri players were named to the 2019 All-Ohio Valley Conference Football Team. Wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson, offensive lineman Elijah Swehla and inside linebacker Zach Hall earned first-team honors, outside linebacker Justin Swift and defensive back Bydarrius Knighten garnered second-team accolades, and running back Geno He ...…
 
A study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology found that individuals who engaged in a creative hobby had an increase in well being that continued into the next day, contributing to an overall upward spiral of increased well being and creativity. Another study found that playing team sports can contribute greatly to mental, as well as ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday that Warren Eastman Hearnes became governor of Missouri. Born in Moline, Illinois, on July 24, 1923, Hearnes grew up in Charleston, Missouri, the county seat of Mississippi County, a place he called home for the remainder of his life. While in high school he determined that he wanted to attend West Point in pursui ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday that Warren Eastman Hearnes became governor of Missouri. Born in Moline, Illinois, on July 24, 1923, Hearnes grew up in Charleston, Missouri, the county seat of Mississippi County, a place he called home for the remainder of his life. While in high school he determined that he wanted to attend West Point in pursui ...…
 
First off, I would like to wish you and your Family a Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re like me, you are looking forward to a meal of roasted turkey, creamy gravy, flavorful stuffing and pumpkin pie. Of course, we wouldn’t have Thanksgiving if it wasn’t for Sarah Josepha Hale. Famous for her nursery rhyme, “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” she is one of th ...…
 
Discover Nature this week and your Thanksgiving turkey. Chances are a turkey will land on your table this week -- a bird simmered in American tradition. The turkey was once so common in America and so well liked, that when United States officials were deciding on a national mascot there was much deliberation between the bald eagle and the turke ...…
 
Infrastructure can be defined as the physical structures necessary for the functioning of an area or a society. A reliable, robust infrastructure is extremely important for both business and the general public. Unfortunately, much of an area’s infrastructure can be overlooked or taken for granted because parts are not visible. We don’t see the ...…
 
A number of Redhawk student-athletes collected Ohio Valley Conference weekly honors this week for their outstanding performances. Women’s basketball guard Tesia Thompson was named OVC Co-Player of the Week. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Thompson posted 26 points and seven rebounds for SEMO last week. She recorded a season-high nine field goal ...…
 
Recent studies published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes , suggest that dog ownership is linked to a 21% reduction in the risk of death for people with heart disease. Those studies complement a body of literature linking dogs to good health, which is something all pet owners can be thankful for. While the studies ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday when the community of Greenville, Missouri experienced a disastrous flood. The event was the most extensive flood in the history of the small town on the St. Francis River, and caused such destruction that it permanently altered the region. The flood was precipitated by a persistent rain that fell for nearly one w ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday when the community of Greenville, Missouri experienced a disastrous flood. The event was the most extensive flood in the history of the small town on the St. Francis River, and caused such destruction that it permanently altered the region. The flood was precipitated by a persistent rain that fell for nearly one w ...…
 
On this special edition of "Focus on Southeast" -- - Dr. Quantella Noto from Southeast's Hospitality Management program join us to tell us about Hawk Sauce - We’ll be talking with Dr. Debbie Lee-DiStefano about Southeast's Spanish for the Health Professions Minor - and Dr. Michael Cobb from the Department of Physics tells us about the universit ...…
 
Rose Levy Beranbaum, in her book, “The Pie and Pastry Bible,” a volume which I’ve read religiously, says, “There are two kinds of people: cake people and pie people.” All my life I’ve believed I’m in the second category. I even served once as a judge at the National Pie Championships sponsored by the American Pie Council, of which I was a chart ...…
 
Did you don a mask last month in honor of the spooky season? Well, a hundred or so years ago you would have been a few weeks early. Researchers report that Cape Girardeau is one of several towns that used to hold extravagant Thanksgiving Masking, which included elaborate masquerade balls. And, on Thanksgiving Day, children would run around dres ...…
 
Discover Nature this week and a natural mystery called lichen. "United we stand, divided we fall". And so it is with lichens. A lichen is made up of two unrelated organisms: a fungus and an algae. If the fungus and the algae were divided, the lichen would no longer exist. The fungus gives the lichen form and shape -- it also holds water and slo ...…
 
Many exciting changes are coming to the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport as boarding numbers continue to rise. About two years ago, the Cape City Council followed a recommendation from the Airport Board to change carriers to Sky West – a United Airlines affiliate – and begin jet service to Chicago O’Hare. The FAA agreed and flights to Chicago be ...…
 
Make that four weeks in a row. Southeast Missouri picked up another Ohio Valley Conference honor when senior wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season Sunday. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Wilkerson caught 10 passes for an OVC single-game high 254 yards and two touchdowns in SE ...…
 
The Beatles famously sang “I get by with a little help from my friends.” And in doing so, they give the definition of social support, which is definitely something to be thankful for. Social support was first described by G.E. Moss in his 1973 publication Illness, Immunity, and Social Interaction. In the last four decades, the definition of soc ...…
 
It seems like almost yesterday that one of the great legends of Southeast Missouri was born. On the afternoon of August 14, 1902, William Helms, a farmer near Hopewell, Missouri stopped to water his horse in a stream under a railroad trestle near Irondale. As he turned to leave he heard the muffled cry of a child. To his great surprise he found ...…
 
It seems like almost yesterday that one of the great legends of Southeast Missouri was born. On the afternoon of August 14, 1902, William Helms, a farmer near Hopewell, Missouri stopped to water his horse in a stream under a railroad trestle near Irondale. As he turned to leave he heard the muffled cry of a child. To his great surprise he found ...…
 
Let’s take a moment to appreciate s’mores. This simple treat combines all the textures of a great dessert: warm, gooey marshmallow; a graham cracker’s satisfying crunch; and the sweetness of a thick chocolate chunk. Did you know the first s’more recipe dates to the 1920s, where it was called a “Graham Cracker Sandwich?” It wasn’t until 1927 tha ...…
 
You’ve probably heard the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You might have thought the phrase was coined by a committee of nutritionists or the Food and Drug Administration, but the truth is it actually originated in 1944 as part of a marketing campaign launched by General Foods to advertise breakfast cereal. Thus, ...…
 
You have an opportunity to affect economic development and make a big difference in the local economy in the next 60 days. Believe it or not, holiday shopping season is upon us. November and December are huge months for the retail industry. You play an important role in the success of our retail businesses. I realize it is very easy to order fr ...…
 
November 15 - November 21 Discover nature this week by making something that will keep you discovering nature all winter long – a bird feeder. According to a Missouri Department of Conservation survey, one and a half million Missourians enjoy bird feeding. Even on the dreariest winter day, watching the freedom and brilliant feathers of a bird i ...…
 
For the sixth time in program history, the SEMO women’s soccer team is Ohio Valley Conference regular season champions. The Redhawks finished the regular season with a 8-1-1 record in conference play, and earned the right to host the OVC Soccer Tournament at Houck Field this weekend. The Redhawks brought home five honors at the OVC Tournament b ...…
 
In his 1963 Thanksgiving proclamation, President John F. Kennedy said, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” Research shows that gratitude should be something we cultivate all year long rather than a quality we only celebrate on the fourth Thursday of Novemb ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday that Hollywood came to Southeast Missouri. A production company headed by prominent director Roger Corman came to Charleston and East Prairie in 1961 to produce a movie based upon Charles Beaumont’s novel about race relations and school integration in the American South. Filmed one year prior to the classic, To Ki ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday that Hollywood came to Southeast Missouri. A production company headed by prominent director Roger Corman came to Charleston and East Prairie in 1961 to produce a movie based upon Charles Beaumont’s novel about race relations and school integration in the American South. Filmed one year prior to the classic, To Ki ...…
 
On this episode of the program, Dr. Vargas talks about the following topics: Southeast Sets Record High Retention Rate College of Education Named Apple Distinguished School Through 2022 Update on Higher Learning Commission Reaccreditation Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant New Institute for Cyber Security https://news.semo.edu/southeast-creat ...…
 
Ready for a fish story? While cruising through Alaska's Inside Passage, I visited a salmon hatchery in Ketchikan - the salmon capital of the world - and renewed my respect for these persistent and tasty creatures. Though easy to prepare and extraordinary to taste, what is truly remarkable about salmon, I've discovered, is its life cycle. Comple ...…
 
Need some competition in your weekend? How do 32 Volleyball matches sound? The Missouri State Volleyball Tournament kicks off November 8 at 9 a.m. inside the Show Me Center where student athletes will go head to head, determined to be the next champion team. I’m not kidding, folks. These are the best of the best. You’ll see high reflexes in a d ...…
 
Take an early morning hike in the late autumn air this week and Discover Nature in Missouri’s most fleeting flower - that isn’t really a flower at all. Frost flowers are delicate white blossoms that occur during the first hard frosts each fall when moisture squeezes through cracks in the stem and freezes into frosty Wribbons, rosebuds or other ...…
 
Location, location, location – the phrase is well-known in real estate AND in economic development. Missouri is in a great geographic position with its location in the center of the United States. This should be a huge advantage in economic development. We are rich in many transportation resources including rivers, rail, highways, airports, and ...…
 
For the second week in a row, SEMO Football won two Ohio Valley Conference football honors. Outside linebacker Omardrick Douglas was named OVC Defensive Player of the Week and quarterback Joe Pyle was voted OVC Newcomer of the Week. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Douglas returned an interception 32 yards for the game-winning touchdown with 5 ...…
 
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 40 million kids aged 5 to 14 will be keeping up the tradition of knocking on doors this Halloween. Urban legends about poisoned candy or razor blades stuck in taffy apples have made parents vigilant through the decades; however, no recorded incident of a random Halloween poisoning or razor blade incident ex ...…
 
It seems like almost yesterday that George Frederick Bollinger led a contingent of North Carolinians across the Mississippi River into Missouri. The young Mr. Bollinger had visited the small community of Cape Girardeau in 1797, established a friendship with Louis Lorimier who encouraged him to return to North Carolina and bring more settlers to ...…
 
It seems like almost yesterday that George Frederick Bollinger led a contingent of North Carolinians across the Mississippi River into Missouri. The young Mr. Bollinger had visited the small community of Cape Girardeau in 1797, established a friendship with Louis Lorimier who encouraged him to return to North Carolina and bring more settlers to ...…
 
Just a friendly reminder to keep an eye out for trick-or-treaters this week, especially while driving. Children have been known to accidentally dart in front of vehicles, so pay careful attention and stay safe. Trick or treating wasn’t common until the 1930’s. Before then, Halloween traditions were mostly pranks, like soaping windows and egging ...…
 
Just about every major holiday in America is associated with its own signature version of what Jonathan Bartlett, author of The Cook’s Dictionary and Culinary Reference, calls “those sugary confections that feed our ‘sweet tooth,’ rot our teeth, and lift our spirits.” At Christmas it’s the candy cane. On Valentine’s Day it’s the chocolate heart ...…
 
The research is in and there are major benefits in having diversity on work teams. If you have the pleasure of having racial, gender, and age diversity on the team you work with, you probably understand my opening line. Either way, let’s look at some of the ways diverse work teams produce better results and add to the profitability of a busines ...…
 
This week we can Discover Nature through conflict management. Fox and Gray squirrels are among the most commonly observed Missouri animals. Because they populate as many towns and cities as they do forests, conflicts occur year-round when humans and squirrels live in close proximity. This time of year, squirrels look for a warm place to avoid t ...…
 
Southeast Missouri wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson and outside linebacker Justin Swift earned Ohio Valley Conference weekly honors this week following the historic road win at Jacksonville State. Wilkerson was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week and Swift was voted the league's Co-Defensive Player of the Week. A native of Mamphis, Tennessee ...…
 
How common is the common cold? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the course of a year, people in the U.S. suffer 1 billion colds. But, when you’re coughing, sneezing, and miserable do you need a doctor? Sometimes people are unsure if they have the flu, bronchitis, pneumonia...or just the common cold. To avoid an un ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday when Professor A. C. Magill stated on February 19, 1955, that colleges are not buildings, classrooms, nor even libraries. Colleges, in his view, consisted of people: teachers, students and staff. And, he stated, one of the greatest teachers to ever serve Southeast Missouri State University was Henry Stephen Moore, ...…
 
It seems like Almost Yesterday when Professor A. C. Magill stated on February 19, 1955, that colleges are not buildings, classrooms, nor even libraries. Colleges, in his view, consisted of people: teachers, students and staff. And, he stated, one of the greatest teachers to ever serve Southeast Missouri State University was Henry Stephen Moore, ...…
 
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