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Thanks to fans, the literary legacy of a beloved pony lives on

Jul 21, 2023
A museum asked the public to pony up funds to buy the ranch in the "Misty of Chincoteague" books. Thousands of readers delivered.
The taxidermied body of Misty the horse in the Museum of Chincoteague Island.
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A hopeful spring for cattle ranchers

Apr 24, 2013
Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.

Missouri cattle rancher still hopes for rain

Aug 10, 2012
Cattle rancher Ken Lenox says farmers in Missouri are struggling with the Midwest drought. Some have resorted to tapping wells they haven't used in decades to provide water for their herds.