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This week on IVpod we jump right into some exciting talk about the Starved Rock and Matthiessen Park expansion. After that, John and Clayton lay out some of their favorite area hiking destinations. It wouldn't be an IVpod without a little beer talk since there is exciting news: Tangled Roots is expanding! After that, a little election talk, podcast talk, and random banter to fill in the cracks....Thank you for listening and please give us a thumbs up or 5 star on your podcast player of choice.

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 Music from the Show:

Vicious, Secrets of the Schoolyard, and Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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Happy 8 years of IVpod! On episode 78, we start the show by ripping off a local radio segment. Then we talk beer. After that, we have our "stuff you should know" segment about local bridges. Things finish off with some youtube and podcast talk. 

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Music from the Show:

Vicious, Secrets of the Schoolyard, and Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100227

 

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October 4, 2018

Episode 77 - Corduroy Pants

 

Welcome to IVpod! On this episode we talk asian carp, the Peru Mall, and the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center.  We also talk about what podcasts we have been listening to, plus tangents galore. www.ivpod.com

 

Music from the Show:

Vicious, Secrets of the Schoolyard, and Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100227

 

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One year ago we journeyed to the Radium City Brewery to see if the rumors of a locally made beer were true. We knew it was going to be something special when we tasted our first Radium City beer. Now, one year later, we have seen Radium City Brew expand to multiple restaurant and liquors stores around the Illinois Valley and Starved Rock Country. We were super pumped to sit down with Dennis, Adam, and Brian to catch up on things and see what the future holds for the best beer around.

  

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Luxe (Jahzzar) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Five Card Shuffle and Pixelland by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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We are back and can you believe we have been podcasting for 5 years...! Five years talking about the place we know and love, the Illinois Valley. After a little patting ourselves on the back, John geeks out about Star Wars, and then we give our local beer update. We also talk briefly about the sand mines, plus the lovely Christmas lights around the area. We wrap things up with some podcast talk and local kickstarters. If you like the show, please show your support with a Facebook page Like, a Twitter Follow, or a nice iTunes review. Rock on!

 

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Five Card Shuffle and Pixelland by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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September 29, 2015

Episode 74 - Take Our Advice

The podcast returns with this beauty of a show. We talk a little about our summer fun and then a little story/lesson on our website outage. After that we hit up a bunch of topics like Mike Tyson's Punch Out, the local craft brew scene thanks to Radium City Brewery, Tangled Roots Brewery, and the Starved Rock Brewing Company. Fishing at the Hennepin Hopper Lakes was opened up, and reported to be awesome. Eating fish out of the river not too bad...? Then it gets deep with some relationship advice, Dreamwave Wrestling excitement, and a shout out to the awesome sports coverage from the local papers on Twitter. We finish up with John's soccer secret and a wrap up of the first ever IVpod Summer Movie League. 

We would like to thank the Music Machine of LaSalle, IL for contributing to this weeks's podcast. 

 

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100227
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Radium City Brewery is here! This week we welcome the guys from Radium City Brewery to talk about beer, how they came to be, and plenty of soon to be RCB trivia. The big release is June 12th and 13th. We got to sample some of their beer and we can honestly report, it is fantastic...!

We would like to thank the Illinois Valley YMCA in lovely Peru, IL and the Music Machine in LaSalle, IL for contributing to this weeks's podcast. 

 

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Sky Guide (Cloudkicker)     CC By 4.0

Slow Down (Ryan LittleCC By 4.0

Gone Away (Cullah)  CC BY SA-4.0

Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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The Illinois Valley podcasting worlds collide this week when we join Mike and Jeff from IV Small Talk..! We talk podcasting, beer, and some random ramblings. If you haven't listened to their show, check it out. They have local guests every week talking about local Illinois Valley topics. Good stuff. 

We would like to thank the Illinois Valley YMCA in lovely Peru, IL for contributing to the Illinois Valley Alternative Podcast. The 2015 Summer program is packed full of great activities for your kids.

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Alive or Dead (Smurd) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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This week on the podcast we welcome the Rock and Roll Wizzard, Tim Moritz to the show...! Tim hosted the popular Wizzard's Juke Joint for over 30 years playing hits from the mid-50's to the early 70's. The radio show recently came to an end with the announcement that the Wizzard would be retiring. On the show we talk to Tim about music, his start in radio, his retirement, and plenty of random streams of consciousness. We also do our best to coax the Wizzard back onto the airwaves, but perhaps in a new form...

We would like to thank our sponsors this week, the Kramarsic Law Office and the Music Machine. Check them out..!

Kramarsic Law Office

Music Machine

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Sock Hop and Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

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This week on the Illinois Valley Alternative Podcast, we hit up some local topics such as the cool things going on with the Carus Foundation. We also hit up the state's position on kids' standardized testing. After that we talk a little bit about Hoar frost and the local marijuana permits that were issued. Finally, we finish out the show with our favorite podcasts from 2014 (with a little spill over into 2015). Rock on Illinois Valley!

We would like to thank our sponsors this week, the Kramarsic Law Office and the Music Machine. Check them out..!

Kramarsic Law Office

Music Machine

Music from the Show:

Tricks (BoxCat Games) / CC BY 3.0

Five Card Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100227

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