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Standing Room Only: The Garden of England

From May 31 to June 3, the Working Class Studies Association held their annual conference at Indiana University. Each day, there were several rounds of panels and speakers. On June 2, one of the panels focused on Working Class deindustrialization in the UK. The panelists were Tim Strangelman, David Nettleingham, and Emma Pleasant — all from the University of Kent.

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Daily Local News – August 9, 2017

The Monroe County Commissioners approved a measure that would provide funding to keep the Shalom Center open during the weekends.   Brown County Farmer’s Market vendors will receive a price break thanks to an ordinance amendment.   Incoming and returning Indiana University Students will be greeted with a once-in-a-century solar eclipse on the first day of classes.   Two parking garages in …

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Eco Feature: Building Your Own Solar Farm

In this week’s Eco Report Feature, WFHB correspondent Norm Holy speaks with an area farmer who installed his own solar array, complete with a battery bank for storing power. How did he know how to do it? A lot of reading. Hoosier farmer meets solar farm, on this week’s Eco Feature.

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Activate! – Volunteers in Medicine: Janet DeLong

Janet DeLong at VIM

Original air date: 07/12/2017 Janet DeLong is one of the many dedicated and skilled VIM volunteers. Those who volunteer through Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County are filling an important gap in medical services to un-served and under-served adults. Volunteers in Medicine is able to serve individuals who are between health care plans, transitioning into health care, and those without …

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Bob Knight Accused of Groping Intelligence Staff

Former Indiana University Men’s Basketball coach Bob Knight is back in the headlines. According to a Washington Post investigation, Knight allegedly groped four female staff members during a speaking engagement in 2015 at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Knight was invited to speak at the military intelligence agency by his long-time friend and current director of the NGA, Robert Cardillo. …

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Eco Report – June 1, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories Part Three

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from dealing with a campsite disaster to embracing friendship no matter what. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Trevor Shaw, Emanuel Courter, Amy Martin, Jared Stewart, Payci Wu, …

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local live – secret mezzanine

Secret Mezzanine is an alternative rock band based out of Fort Wayne, IN. The band origianlly started as an acoustic duo featuring Robert Greene and Cai Caudill, but expanded to add drummer Jacob Sherfield to the mix. Their album “Passing Dreams” is available on most major music platforms as well as their web site. Robert and Cai will both be …

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Eco Report – April 13, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Activate! Ellen Jacquart – Monroe County Identify and Reduce Invasive Species

Ellen Jacquart has dedicated her life, professionally and now as a volunteer, to the restoration of natural plant communities in the Midwest. In this week’s Activate! Ellen discusses the groups has created, led, and joined dedicated to the education of the public and of plant retailers. She has taught others for many years about the impacts of invasive plants, as …

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