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New state site lists government unit budgets

Dubois County and the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance have created and launched a new budget notice website that will provide taxpayers with the ability to view budget notices in one central online location. BudgetNotices.IN.Gov will assist Dubois County citizens who want to attend and stay involved with the budgets of their local government […]

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BR Associates, Inc. announces name change — SERVUS!

BR Associates, Inc., announced today the company will begin operating under a new name, SERVUS!, effective immediately. “SERVUS! is more than just a name change, it’s our brand promise,” said President & CEO Jason Kelly. “While giving a nod to our German heritage, it’s also a lasting commitment to our hospitality roots and provides the […]

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Huntingburg schedules tree limb pick-up

Due to recent storms in the area, the City of Huntingburg’s street department will conduct a city-wide tree limb pick up on Friday, August 29, 2014. Residents must call City Hall at 683-2211 and give their address to the receptionist.  Tree limbs should be collected and placed near the curb in order for the equipment to […]

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Drink containing illegal substance removed from store’s shelves

Jasper — A local convenience store selling shots of a product containing a substance banned in Indiana received a visit from the county narcotics officer Monday afternoon. The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department narcotics officer seized 447 bottles of Vivazen from the store on Monday after receiving a detailed complaint about the product. According to the officer, the […]

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Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium face-lift considered

Jasper School Board presentation regarding new field and stadium from Matthew Crane Jim O’neal News Director at WITZ AM/FM contributed to this report The Jasper Football Boosters Club is recommending about $4 million in improvements to Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium including adding artificial turf field. President of the Jasper Football Boosters Club Richard Farr appeared […]

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Three arrested for underage drinking

Jasper — Jasper police were dispatched to a disturbance on the 1300 block of Main Street Monday night and ended up arresting three individuals for underage drinking. Police were dispatched to 1328 Main Street at about 11:50 p.m. in reference to a male subject causing a disturbance. When officers arrived, they determined that 19-year-old Chase A. Clark of […]

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Council continues to consider county employee wage study

The Dubois County Council continues to examine options to insure they are paying county employees properly. The majority of a their regular meeting held Monday was spent discussing issues with the pay and how to move forward. Adam Auffert, an account manager for the local Purdue Technical Assistance Program, provided the council with information regarding […]

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Police seeking stolen trailer full of building materials

A semi-tractor and trailer full of building materials was stolen over the weekend from a two Shoals businesses. According to trooper Jarrod Lents, Sunday, August 24, a blue and steel colored 2007 Townscraft trailer with Indiana registration P156440 was stolen from the lot of Stonebelt Freight Lines, 10530 Freeman Road, Shoals. A 2006 Kenworth semi-tractor […]

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Huntingburg launches anonymous tip line

Huntingburg — A new anonymous tip line is now available to concerned citizens for reporting crime, drug activity, or anything suspicious. The new number, 812-684-2992, is now operational. The department is asking that when callers leave a message that they be as specific as possible, providing addresses, phone numbers if applicable, and time of day any activities […]

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Local fire departments receive DNR grants

Several local fired departments received Indiana Department of Natural Resources grants. Rural and volunteer fire departments from 29 counties across Indiana have been awarded more than $194,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants. The grants are administered by the DNR Division of Forestry and made available through the USDA Forest Service. DNR Forestry staff reviews grant […]

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Driver damages utility pole and sidewalk; abandons vehicle

Jasper — Jasper police arrested Travis Jones, 23, of West 14th Street, Jasper, after he allegedly was driving drunk when he hit a Frontier Communications utility pole Saturday morning. Police were contacted about a utility pole leaning over and wires hanging across 14th Street at about 6:18 a.m. Police determined a vehicle had struck the pole, […]

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