Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

Heartland Highways has been a WEIU-TV production since 2002. Over the years, we've introduced viewers to hundreds of unique people and interesting places in Illinois, Indiana and Missouri.

We're currently re-airing episodes of our 12th season of Heartland Highways, and you can also check out every season of the show on our YouTube channel.

Season 12 Re-Airings

Jan. 30, 2015

Did you know one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of band uniforms is right here in Illinois? How the Demoulin Company got from their beginnings to that is really the story, though. In this episode we’ll show you not only how the uniforms are made, but the museum the houses the unique history of the company too. We’ll also meet a teapot collector from Effingham, Illinois. Audrey Garby got her first teapot as a wedding gift. Later in life she started collecting them and today they are proudly displayed throughout her home.

Originally Aired: Feb. 7, 2014

Feb. 6, 2015

Eclectic is a great word to describe Season 12’s Episode 6! We start by meeting John Conrad from Eugene, Indiana. John’s passion for restoring military vehicles, preserving them and portraying living history comes through in his home museum that he has deemed “Grandpa John’s Little Museum.” Next, we go back to Illinois where we visit Mattoon resident Wally Taylor. Wally’s what you call a “stover.” He collects and restores unique and beautiful woodstoves from years gone by. We also visit the Hippie Memorial in Arcola! The only one of its kind, the memorial was created by Bob Moomaw. The final story of this episode features a repurposer from Charleston named Jim Standerfer. Unique an original are the theme of this episode so don’t miss it!

Originally Aired: Feb. 14, 2014

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