Departed in Big D: The Ghosts of Dallas

Ghost hunting is a national pastime, and historic Dallas has an abundance of spooks to keep supernatural seekers busy. And although the...

Iowa Caucus 101

A brief history of one of the most confusing events in the presidential election All politics is local,...

South Bend and The Better Homes

When systemic racism tried to stop them, South Bend residents built a “nice neighborhood” for themselves. You may...

Texas Boomtowns and the Quest for Oil

When you think of Texas in the 19th century, you undoubtedly picture cowboys, Native Indians, and colorful immigrants all fighting for survival...

The First Kill of Hoosier Aviator Paul Baer

Hoosier native Paul Baer was a pilot of many firsts, eventually becoming a famous aviator and the American military’s first flying ace....

Texan Ingenuity: Lone Stars Innovators

When you think of Texans, what comes to mind? Cowboy? Oil tycoon? Astronaut? Philanthropist? Sure, Texas history is filled with these outsized...