Out Deep, Where the Submariners Go

It’s been an emotional year with Dad’s passing. But don’t get all sad faced, Dad lived a long and productive life. But, he will be fondly remembered for his penchant of looking for a good bargain. For...

Lowell Windfree’s Bobsled Run

  Lowell Windfree created a spectacular bobsled run. The neighborhood kids loved it. His momma hated it and for good reason. The event unfolded in December two weeks before Christmas. Following a...

Changing Leaves: A Farewell to Fall

Feature Photo by Jeremy Larence Story Photos by Rich Knoblich If all of the leaves present would please stop rustling and give me your attention. Thank you. I would like to pause a moment to congratulate...

Wheeling’s Haunted Confluence

A mundane parking lot southeast of the Wesbanco Arena belies its true nature. The lot lies on the northern bank of the confluence of Wheeling Creek with the Ohio River, a plot of land that holds a legitimate...

Belles and Cowbells

A Lighter Look at History The significance of agriculture in the West Virginia culture is woven into the state flag adopted by the W.Va. Legislature in 1929. The center design, derived from the Great Seal...

The Hempfield Haunting

The historical reference to Wheeling as ‘Place of the Skull’ by local historians implies Wheeling is a setting of uncommon circumstances. To appreciate Wheeling’s paranormal attractions, you need to...

Valley Be Quirky

The mainstream labels it a revitalization of the Ohio Valley with Wheeling as the epicenter. But there’s a subtle underlying current that may have always been there, but it is just now evolving into an open...

Disaster of the Steamboat Scioto

By Rich Knoblich Weelunk Contributor Dating back to the placement of a skull, aka Weelunk, along the Ohio River’s banks, Wheeling’s folk history has evolved to include numerous paranormal events...