The vital waterway connecting Lakes Huron and Erie, once a poisoned stew of industrial and civic runoff, has made a comeback. Author Dave Dempsey explores the areas past, present and possible future in his latest work.
The noted activist, educator, historian and griot tells his story in his own words.
Behind the scenes at one of the oldest radio stations in the nation.
Chef Sean Sherman is preserving the cultural heritage of Native Americans from both a culinary and historical perspective.
More than a book, it is a call to action.
When the Civil War erupted, the state of Iowa was only 15 years old. It was a land laced with railroads, though, and blanketed with fertile fields that would have been a boon to either side. So, why then did this young farming state on the edge of America’s frontier throw their lot in with the Union? The history of Iowa during our bloody national conflict is explored in great detail in The Sacred Cause of Union: Iowa in The Civil War by Thomas R. Baker, associate dean of student at the University of Iowa. Ignored at the time by
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How Purdue's first astronaut helped propel America into space.
How the Toledo Strip led to legendary loggerheads.
A wooded response to a dusty calamity.