The Weekly Special concluded its production in fall 2018; the page below is an archive.
WTIU continues its exploration of the Hoosier state with a new series, Journey Indiana.
Meet unsung Hoosier heroes who are making a positive impact on people’s lives around the state and are working to improve our world.
Established in 1972 by Purdue Ethologist, Dr. Erich Klinghammer, Wolk Park is a 75-acre facility leading the world in wolf behavior research and conservation.
For 30 years, Hoosier Oscar Charleston paved the way for black athletes as a pioneer in the Negro National League, electrifying crowds with his amazing talent.
When Special Olympian Andrew Peterson discovered running, it was a match made in heaven. This year, he successfully qualified for the 2019 Boston Marathon.
Bloomington's Prism Youth Community is an inclusive social group for youth celebrating all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
During her internationally-acclaimed career, Gene Stratton-Porter wrote 26 novels inspired by the beauty of the Limberlost Swamp near her Geneva, Indiana home.
The Farm at Prophetstown is a 1920s farmstead built to educate visitors and farmers alike about sustainable agriculture, particularly horse-drawn power.
Formed in 2005, the Patriot Guard Riders continue to support families of the fallen, returning soldiers, and communities through volunteer work and outreach.
When President Wilson sent troops to World War I, one of the first Americans to make the ultimate sacrifice was Evansville's Corporal James Bethel Gresham.
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard is more than a food pantry; the organization takes a nuanced approach to tackling food insecurity with community gardens and classes.
When retired chaplain, Walter Glover, decided to combat youth obesity in his community, he made a shocking decision: raise money by climbing the seven summits!