- EXCHANGE: More to Shelbyville than namesake lake Updated: Dec-10-13 5:06 am
- Native artifact sale in Paris makes $1.6 million Updated: Dec-09-13 2:51 pm
- Charles City features unique architecture Updated: Dec-08-13 2:08 pm
- Japanese cuisine added to world heritage list Updated: Dec-04-13 10:58 pm
- Japan food seeks heritage gong as young spurn rice Updated: Dec-03-13 3:49 am
- Fate of Okla. pop culture museum remains uncertain Updated: Dec-02-13 2:08 pm
- Icelandic church in ND added to National Register Updated: Dec-02-13 9:50 am
- Baker auditorium proposed for National Register Updated: Dec-02-13 7:29 am
- Va. city suburb added to National Register Updated: Nov-30-13 6:14 am
- Oral histories of World War II Updated: Nov-29-13 3:04 pm
- Film looks at Native American traditions and PTSD Updated: Nov-28-13 4:58 pm
- Some in Pakistan threatened by Turkish TV invasion Updated: Nov-26-13 2:07 am
- Blaze heavily damages historic Detroit apartments Updated: Nov-24-13 2:31 pm
- Leader in preserving Blackfoot culture dies Updated: Nov-23-13 3:49 pm
- Part of historic OH building mistakenly demolished Updated: Nov-21-13 5:53 am
- 10 Kansas sites nominated for national list Updated: Nov-21-13 5:05 am
- Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws Updated: Nov-19-13 11:47 am
- Lawmakers want clarity on feather use in art Updated: Nov-17-13 7:07 pm
- Salve Regina gets $1M for preservation program Updated: Nov-17-13 10:23 am
- Iowa site picked for archaeological center Updated: Nov-16-13 6:22 pm
- Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Nov-14-13 3:35 pm
- Historic cemetery bigger than thought Updated: Nov-12-13 12:49 pm
- UNESCO leader re-elected amid budget tightening Updated: Nov-12-13 8:21 am
- UN: Cambodia wins temple dispute over Thailand Updated: Nov-11-13 10:28 am
SHELBYVILLE, Illinois - Beyond the shores of the lake that sports this town's name is a community rich in history, with neighbors helping neighbors and a personality all its own.
PARIS - A French auction house that ignored a plea by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of sacred Hopi masks sold them briskly Monday along with other contested Native American artifacts for $1.6 million.
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Charles City has many architectural treasures still intact today despite a town history that includes major floods, fires and a devastating tornado.
TOKYO - The United Nations cultural organization has added traditional Japanese food to its cultural heritage list, making it only the second national cuisine to receive the prized designation.
TOKYO - Washoku, the traditional cuisine of Japan, is being considered for designation as part of the world's priceless cultural heritage by the U.N. this week. But even as sushi and sake booms worldwide, purists say its finer points are candidates for the endangered list at home. The younger generation is increasingly eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts and McDonald's, not rice.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Promoters of a museum dedicated to all things pop culture from Oklahoma plan to once again seek funding from the Legislature, though the fate of the Tulsa-based effort remains uncertain.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota church that the State Historical Society says is the oldest Icelandic church in the country has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
BAKER, Louisiana - Baker school system officials are one step away from having the Baker High School auditorium placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Virginia - One of the largest and earliest planned suburbs in Colonial Heights has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - Time to hear the stories of the men and women who served the country during World War II is running out, and a local man is working to ensure those stories are preserved.
ELKO, Nevada - Native American traditions may be the key to helping modern-day veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
KARACHI, Pakistan - Ottoman Turks never expanded their empire as far as today's Pakistan, but some here fear their descendants are now launching a cultural invasion - via popular soap operas that Pakistani artists and politicians say threaten the local TV industry and the country's conservative Islamic values.
DETROIT - A fire has heavily damaged a sprawling 91-year-old Detroit apartment complex that's listed on the National Register of Historic Places but has been vacant for many years.
GREAT FALLS, Montana - Darrell Robes Kipp, educator, author, historian, filmmaker and one of the co-founders of the Piegan Institute in Browning, died Thursday evening at Blackfeet Community Hospital, according to his son, Darren Kipp. He was 69.
DAYTON, Ohio - The city of Dayton is trying to sort out a situation that saw part of an historic downtown building mistakenly demolished.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Ten sites have been nominated by a board of the Kansas Historical Society to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
WASHINGTON - The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two members of Alaska's congressional delegation have introduced bills that would clarify that it's OK for Alaska Natives to sell artwork adorned with bird feathers.
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Salve Regina University in Newport has received a $1 million donation to endow its first named academic program in preservation.
GLENWOOD, Iowa - The Iowa Preserves Advisory Board has approved a site in the western part of the state for a proposed archaeological research center.
The Free Press of Mankato, Nov. 14
PHILADELPHIA - The remains of at least 5,000 18th- and 19th-century African Americans lie less than two feet beneath the asphalt and tennis court at Weccacoe Playground in Queen Village, a far greater number than previously believed.
PARIS - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has been elected to a second four-year term as head of the U.N.'s cultural agency.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over a disputed promontory around a 1,000-year-old temple, the U.N.'s highest court ruled Monday in a unanimous decision on a long-simmering border dispute.