Day Out on the Ohio River

A barge tow headed up river at the bend at Evansville.
Credit Steve Burger / WNIN

It is the most prominent geographic feature in our lives, but how much do we really know about the Ohio River? Join us for this journey from Owensboro to Mt. Vernon when we look at all things along, on and under the river.

Day Out -- ORSANCO Works For Cleaner Ohio River

Mar 29, 2019

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission – or ORSANCO – has been working to rid the river of pollution since the 1940’s. ORSANCO Executive Director Richard Harrison spoke with WNIN’s John Gibson on Evansville’s riverfront about the group’s early efforts...

That’s ORSANCO Executive Director Richard Harrison speaking with WNIN’s John Gibson on Dress Plaza.

Screaming Eagles Advance To Semifinals

Mar 28, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) men's basketball team declared victory over West Texas A&M during the NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinals last night.

Will they win again?

Red Blue Hoops Co-Host Chad Payton thinks so.

Work Continues On I-69 Bridge Study, Project Team Says

Mar 28, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

For our Day Out on the Ohio River, we're telling the stories of the river’s past, present, and future. A major part of that future is a planned Interstate 69 bridge over the Ohio between Evansville and Henderson.

Day Out - Boyett Looks At Henderson History

Mar 28, 2019

Frank Boyett is fascinated with Henderson history and writes a weekly column in the Gleaner called “Yesterday’s News.” WNIN’s John Gibson spoke to Boyett about the Ohio River from a Henderson point of view…

Inland River System Connects Midwest To Global Markets

Mar 28, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

You’ve probably seen plenty of barges traveling up and down the Ohio River. WNIN’s Isaiah Seibert has. But if you’re like him, you don’t know much about the boats even though you grew up here.

Isaiah paid a visit to the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon to learn more.

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