Team WIN wins big at Hoosier Outdoor Writer’s Annual Conference

The Award-In-Craft contest at the recent Hoosier Outdoor Writers (HOW) Annual Conference was dominated by WildIndiana staff writers. The conference, held on April 23, 2016...

So You Want To Buy A New Bike?

If you're in the market for a new bike, here are a few things to consider before you buy that might make things a...

Luke Cord: Ancient Rock, Modern Art

I met Luke Cord backstage at a Jamey Johnson concert when he asked me to take his picture with Mr. Johnson. We had both managed...
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Geocaching: Family Friendly Fun

“There it is!” The excited cry rang through the quiet woods as my two children simultaneously noticed the green container partially hidden inside a hollow...

On The Hill: Sledding Safety

Children younger than 12 should wear helmets, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends. Bicycle helmets are a good option Skidding, sliding and skipping down...
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J.C. Allen & Sons: More than just farm photos

Photo above- John O. Allen (standing), John C. Allen (right), Chester P. Allen (kneeling) in 1970   The J.C. Allen & Sons Company of West Lafayette,...

Are you afraid? More real-life hunting ghost stories

It’s Halloween!  As we stumble through the darkness to and from our favorite hunting spots, every sound jumbles the nerves.  Every shadow grows into...
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Time to have your hide tanned?

Tucked away southeast of Kokomo, on the Howard Tipton County line, is a thriving business that grows larger with each passing year. But don’t...
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Lee the Horselogger: Just Passing Through

Here in Indiana it seems we have our share of unusual sights. It was early Sunday morning when my friend Renee’ Kinney called. “Hey...
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Persimmons Part of Autumn’s Bounty

When people think of dessert and Thanksgiving, most probably think of pumpkin pie. However, if you are lucky enough to have persimmon pudding available,...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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