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Wabash River

EDITORIAL: Shutting down waterways sounds fishy

As scary as Asian carp are, the prospect of shutting down the link between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River watershed is even more scary.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Harmonists sought to create perfect society near Evansville

ANDREA NEAL: Harmonists sought to create perfect society near Evansville

For one shining moment in the early 19th century, a group called the Harmonists achieved utopia on the Wabash River. Two hundred years later, their experiment continues to inspire visitors to New Harmony, Ind.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: If there's to be a fish fry, let's eat fish

DOUG ROSS: If there's to be a fish fry, let's eat fish

A major report on Asian carp came out this week, but it was buried by snow — along with everything else.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: William Henry Harrison shaped Indiana from Vincennes

ANDREA NEAL: William Henry Harrison shaped Indiana from Vincennes

History remembers William Henry Harrison as the first president to die in office. Hoosiers should remember him as the man who shaped the Indiana Territory.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Jurassic carp: Expert invokes 'Jurassic Park' in describing alarming adaptations

Jurassic carp: Expert invokes 'Jurassic Park' in describing alarming adaptations

PORTER | Asian carp are adapting to river conditions in Indiana in alarming ways, and experts believe one solution to the problem may create money and jobs in the state.

September 18, 2013 5:45 pm Video Photos

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ANDREA NEAL: 'On the Banks of the Wabash,' history happened

ANDREA NEAL: 'On the Banks of the Wabash,' history happened

Storied in literature and song, the Wabash is Indiana’s most important river.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
Distant Horizons: Tranquil Samara House

Distant Horizons: Tranquil Samara House

When Linda Christian Davis was four, she moved into her dream home and now almost six decades later, her love for the house her parents built has never diminished despite her worldwide travels and the numerous moves she made for her job as global human resource manager for Exxon.

August 20, 2013 3:10 pm Photos

Photos

Flying Silver Carp on Wabash River in Indiana

Flying Silver Carp on Wabash River in Indiana

Flying silver carp jump and leap out of the water and into our boat. Indiana Outdoor Adventure TV hosts Troy McCormick and Mac Spainhour fend off the 20-pound fish as they attack the boaters and provide a boatload of fun and adventure.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Wabash River should be appreciated, protected

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wabash River should be appreciated, protected

Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am Video

EDITORIAL: Building bridges, but not in NWI

The Indiana Department of Transportation has offered $10 million in spare change to help replace an aging toll bridge over the Wabash River in New Harmony. So why is that news in Northwest Indiana? Because the bridge situation here is anything but harmonious.

July 10, 2012 12:00 am
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