West Virginians hope elk restoration can help post-mining ecology and local economies recover.
Juanita Mitchell, now 107 years old, saw the 1919 Chicago Race Riots firsthand.
Photos from the Chicago Teachers Union strike.
How the now-defunct Civic Arena buried Pittsburgh's "Little Harlem."
After a long period of disinvestment and decline, Chicago’s first regional library is returning to prominence.
Approaching six decades of existence, one of the strangest places in the Midwest continues to defy easy description.
In some Rust Belt communities, broadband access is provided by the municipal government.
How members of one neighborhood are addressing the effects of climate change on their community.
The current system is bulky, inequitable, and bad for the environment. Can small-scale cooperatives save it?
They were built to demonstrate the promise of home technology for the World's Fair. What happened to them?
For decades, Mike Kirwan was the loudest advocate for a proposed canal from the Ohio River to Lake Erie. But he couldn't close the deal.
In the last fifty years, loss of coal industry and frequent flooding have driven people out of Sharpsburg, Ohio. But not everyone is ready to leave.