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Finding a Soulmate on the New Madrid Fault

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

I met a great lady last week. The Grandest of Grande Dames. Her name is Dorothy Cramer, "Cramer with a C," if you please. Dorothy is the docent at the New Madrid Historical Museum, but to me she is much more than that.

25 Years Ago -- The 'Big One' of '89

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This weekend's quake got plenty of news coverage, starting Sunday morning. So I thought it would be a good time to share my story from the "Big One," which starts with some generalized comments about earthquakes for the benefit of those who have never felt one.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Savannah Stopover Sessions Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here's part two of A-Sides' exclusive performances taken at the Savannah Stopover Festival last month. Again, watch some great bands performing grea...

The New Madrid Earthquake: 200 Years Later

Landon Jones | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Landon Jones

If you think this week's East Coast tremblor was disconcerting, consider that this is the 200th anniversary of the Mother of All American Earthquakes.

Earthquake Denial? Why Is Peabody Building a Massive Coal-Fired Plant in the New Madrid Seismic Zone?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Peabody's 1,600-megawatt pulverized-coal plant is being built in Lively Grove, where the the "Big Shake" of 1811, in nearby New Madrid, Missouri, altered the very waterways that will feed into the Peabody mine-mouth operation.

Strong Midwest Earthquake Aftershocks Felt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A strong aftershock shook Southern Illinois on Monday, three days after a magnitude 5.2 quake rattled the region. Geologists say the temblor just bef...

Midwest Earthquake Hits During News Broadcast

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Residents across the Midwest were awakened Friday by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake that rattled skyscrapers in Chicago's Loop and homes in Cincinnati but...