May 19, 2019
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Articles in: Who Knew

Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
A light in the dark. It may not have been the intent behind the installation of lights on the bell tower of St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave...
Emily Miles
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
Warrick County has enjoyed successful schools, a host of sport and recreation parks, and tight-knit neighborhoods for decades. But until the Warrick...
Nicole Neff
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
 If you want to exercise your mind and body at the same time, a local literacy organization has made it easier to do just that. In October, the...
Bradie Gray
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
When Aaron Johnson was little, his mother took him to the Evansville Freedom Festival, not to watch the full-throttle, full-sized hydroplane boat...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 15 weeks ago
On June 6, 1906, the Washington Post asked, “Who, excepting Kentuckians and their favored Southern Friends and kinsmen, has ever really known...
Bradie Gray
- 3 years 15 weeks ago
Evansville, unlike most Indiana cities, is home to not one, but two successful four-year universities — the University of Southern Indiana and...
Nathan Blackford
- 4 years 13 weeks ago
Evansville’s location in the heartland of the U.S. made it the perfect place to produce Landing Ship, Tanks and warplanes during World War II....
Nathan Blackford
- 4 years 13 weeks ago
In 1854, the first railroad to Evansville opened. The state of Indiana had seen a boom in railroad construction, and the Evansville &...
Laura Acchiardo
- 4 years 13 weeks ago
Imagination is a powerful thing. At the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville, children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild...
Simone Payne
- 5 years 14 weeks ago
Nussmeier Engraving Co., located at 933 Main St., might not seem like a repository for rare historical records and objects. Established in 1916, the...
Victoria Grabner
- 5 years 14 weeks ago
“The average question we get is, ‘Why is it in the style that it is in?’ They understand that it is a pagoda, but why? That is...
Nick Hebebrand
- 5 years 14 weeks ago
Have you ever wondered what counterfeit money looks like? The difference between counterfeit coins and their counterparts is a lot less than you...
Kelley Coures
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
To say that Evansville looks like it does because of the Ohio River would be an understatement. The gentle horseshoe bend that straddled the original...
Brennan Girdler
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
Online, the painting of Marie-Therese Walter is now easy to find. Her eyes are disjointed, and the black outline of her fingers seems to slice the...
Cara Schuster
- 6 years 15 weeks ago
Often referred to as “the fastest game on two feet,” lacrosse is Evansville’s fastest growing team sport for men and women at the...
Wendy Hudson
- 7 years 12 weeks ago
Good literature is alive and well, thanks to local higher education. The University of Evansville and University of Southern Indiana collectively...
Trisha Weber
- 7 years 12 weeks ago
On the corner of Michigan and Garfield streets in the Jacobsville area of Evansville sit three stories of patriotic refuge. The 27-unit apartment...
Wendy Hudson
- 7 years 12 weeks ago
As I pull up to the Uhr home on Evansville’s East Side, 17-year-old Jonathan comes out to greet me. The exuberant young man calls, “Hi...
Natalie Greer
- 8 years 14 weeks ago
On the second floor of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science hangs an eye-popping work of art: a fuchsia-toned, 40-by-40-inch portrait...
Natalie Greer
- 8 years 14 weeks ago
During the week, Angie Almond is an office jockey, but for the past three years, the 49-year-old mother has donned a helmet and padding to hit a dirt...