Vincennes may be Indiana's oldest city, but even its residents have forgotten a sensational slice of local history -- the Vincennes murder that split a family and shook the city more than a century ago.
When systemic racism tried to stop them, South Bend residents built a “nice neighborhood” for themselves. You may have heard that South Bend’s mayor is running for president. With Mayor Pete in the...
Hoosier native Paul Baer was a pilot of many firsts, eventually becoming a famous aviator and the American military’s first flying ace. Born into a modest midwestern family in the late 1800s, Baer...
Hoosier sports fans might seem like they care about basketball and football and nothing else—but Indianapolis hockey has a surprisingly deep tradition. There have been many an Indianapolis hockey team since 1939, and several of the professional...
Even now, more than half a century later, former Indiana University baseball coach Ernie Andres still wonders. He wonders if his star pitcher had shown better judgment—if things had gone just a bit differently, would the Hoosiers...
Did ghosts haunt this beautiful B&B in historic Madison?   Longtime residents can rattle off plenty of ghosts of Southern Indiana, just like longtime residents can anywhere else. But how many ghosts are smart...
Patrick Baude was a beloved professor at Indiana University until his death in 2011. But he was also a wonderful writer, a wine columnist whose columns ended up covering far more than grapes and drinks.
More than 14,000 state residents died that year as a result of the Indiana influenza epidemic. In the annals of Indiana Disasters, the Indiana influenza pandemic of 1918 stands out. The first official cases...
The only thing crazier than the story of Bella Gunness is what’s been happening on her old property ever since. If you live in the Midwest, then you have heard of the famous...
The true story of Alice Gray, the wild woman called Diana of the Dunes by Indiana newspapers in the early twentieth century

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