The Midwest: God's Gift to Planet Earth http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Midwest: 'God’s Gift To Planet Earth' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/midwest-god-s-gift-planet-earth-0 <p><em>Encore (Original Air Date: 12/20/12)</em></p><p>The Midwest sometimes gets short shrift from people on both ends of the country.&nbsp; They often call it “flyover country.”&nbsp; In other words, they ask, “Why would anyone want to stop in the Midwest?”</p><p>Native Midwesterners or transplants might take exception to the term, “flyover country.”</p><p>One man who certainly takes exception to the term is Mike Draper.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 01:19:53 +0000 Alex Heuer 32592 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Midwest: 'God’s Gift To Planet Earth' The Midwest: 'God’s Gift To Planet Earth' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/midwest-god-s-gift-planet-earth <p>The Midwest sometimes gets short shrift from people on both ends of the country.&nbsp; They often call it “flyover country.”&nbsp; In other words, they ask, “Why would anyone want to stop in the Midwest?”</p><p>Native Midwesterners or transplants might take exception to the term, “flyover country.”</p><p>One man who certainly takes exception to the term is Mike Draper.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:47:39 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 7568 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Midwest: 'God’s Gift To Planet Earth'