| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:28 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. - High atop the American Queen, Richard and Marilyn Jensen sat on deck chairs outside their stateroom, holding each other's wrinkled hands. Beyond the railing, the bluffs of southern Minnesota, tinged with fall colors, slid by. A distant...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:44 PM
It is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Indiana, and now you can see it for yourself for the first time.
The 144-acre property along the Ohio River in Perry County has just been purchased by the Department of Natural Resources.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:49 AM
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Southwestern Indiana prosecutors have dropped charges against a 17-year-old boy who was one of three Evansville teenagers accused of killing a homeless man.
The Evansville Courier & Press reports ( http://bit.ly/S3aXdR ) a...
| Apr 30, 2012
An American queen was on hand to rechristen another American Queen as Priscilla Presely helped bring the largest steamboat ever built back into service.
Acting as godmother to The American Queen, the wife of the late Elvis Presley was on hand to swing...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:44 PM
National Train Day
National Train Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 in Rockwood. Celebrate trains with model train displays, entertainment, prize raffles, children’s activities, crafts, food, a community yard sale, horseshoe pitching contest, child...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A political campaign is about the worst time to have a discussion about economic realities. The party that is out will speak of nothing but looming disaster, while the party that is in will be singing nothing but "Happy Days Are Here Again." And, since...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:10 PM
For the 50 years leading up to the Civil War, steamboats ruled the Mississippi River and its tributaries to the east and west, carrying passengers, produce, sugar, cotton and livestock while weaving through the nation's heartland and touching the shores...
| May 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
A low pressure system to our south will keep around clouds for the overnight hours and into Sunday morning. But rain should stay to our southeast tonight closer to the Ohio River. The reason why it will be difficult for this rainfall to arrive is dry...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:24 AM
River and Wind
The Salvation Army — Somerset Service Center, 11th Annual River & Wind Challenge, June 2, a 22 mile bike ride or 62 mile bike ride on the Great Allegheny Passage. Participants will receive a T-shirt, meals, snacks and an award. 814-...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Ride with a Cause
The 3rd annual Ride With A Cause, an annual motorcycle ride and community picnic, in memory of Mary Gindlesperger, June 2 proceeds go to a family in the area that has been affected by Alzheimer’s. Food, entertainment by Keystone...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:44 PM
David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...