The state Department of Natural Resources says the grants from the National Park Service will be matched by $249,000 in local and private funds.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park officials say "kindness rocks" in the park are breaking rules and could create safety concerns.
Skelton had a big impact on early television with characters such as Freddie the Freeloader on "The Red Skelton Show."
Plans call for converting much of the museum's warehouse into interactive exhibit space.
Nominees must be a living comedian who is or was active within the past 100 years in stage, radio, film, or television.
A coal company's plans for a new mine shaft in southwestern Indiana is facing opposition from nearby residents.
A project to restore a historic southwestern Indiana bridge will resume in October following a months-long delay.
The watermelon drop has been a New Year's Eve tradition since 2008.
Bionca Gambill takes over for Kreg Battles, who resigned 10 days after winning an uncontested primary election.
A mine in Southwestern Indiana stopped coal removal operations last week and has begun an environmental restoration process.