Trip to Virginia for Studebaker Museum’s Lafayette Carriage

By Joe DiSipio | South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A historical treasure currently residing in South Bend will soon be packed up and travel across the country, retracing some of the steps it took during its glory days nearly 200 years ago. This week the Studebaker National Museum will loan its prized […]

Iowa Motorcycle Shop Repairs Motorcycles From Various States

By Joe Sutter | The Messenger FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — One of Don Nevins’ own personal projects is a bit of an eye catcher. For one thing, it’s a Triumph Bonneville — a British-made motorcycle in an era where such things are not often seen on the road. For another thing, it’s an unusual […]

Historic Lafayette Mansion Undergoes Major Construction

By Domenica Bongiovanni | Journal & Courier LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Moses Fowler House is no stranger to renovations. Atop its perch at South and 10th streets, the 19th-century mansion has endured updates and major restorations since it was finished in 1852. So its current state — surrounded by construction fences and housing kicked-up dust from […]

138-Year-Old Peoria County Clock Miraculously Ticks On

By Leslie Renken | (Peoria) Journal Star PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Cellphones didn’t exist in 1878, the year the giant Seth Thomas clock was installed in the Peoria County Courthouse. Long before the invention of the ubiquitous modern timepiece, the courthouse clock served a very important role in most towns — it kept time for […]

Indiana Company Made Chairs for Chicago Cubs Clubhouse

By  Brendan Perkins | Dubois County Herald JASPER, Ind. (AP) — Respect. The Chicago Cubs finally have some on a widespread scope after their tantalizing run to a World Series championship this past season. Actually, the Cubs have been surrounded by respect all along. More specifically, they’ve been sitting in it. As part of the […]