All Tied Up: Pretzels

Mar 5, 2018
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Not long ago I made a sojourn to Lititz, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the American pretzel.  It's a town in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country not far from Philadelphia, another town that takes its pretzels seriously.

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Hear the most famous symphony ever written tonight at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m., when Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony will be performed.

This Thursday March 8, the Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band come together for a spring concert at 7:30 p.m.

Missouri Department of Conservation. / KRCU

Step outside this week and discover nature as male red-winged blackbirds arrive and claim their territories. This bird is thought to be the most abundant bird species in North America and nearly every cattail marsh in Missouri hosts them at some time of the year. They’ll also claim residence in wet meadows and ditches and shoreline shrubs.

Cape Chamber

Too often I’ve heard some version of the following comment when it comes to disasters: Oh, don’t worry. The odds of something like that happening here are slim to none. 

Disasters can be man-made or natural. Either way, the percentage of businesses that don’t survive significant disasters is alarming. Many simply aren’t prepared and can’t make the recovery necessary to keep operating.

j. carl brown / KRCU