Boil advisory in Huntingburg lifted

The boil advisory in an area on Huntingburg’s south side has been lifted. Water samples from the area have been tested by the Huntingburg Water Department and they have deemed the water safe for consumption. A boil order was issued Tuesday after a water main break along US 231. The area affected was on US […]

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Indiana Furniture fire isolated to drying booth

Thursday, a fire at the Indiana Furniture Industries factory in Dubois was isolated to a drying booth through prompt actions by employees and firefighters. According to Zach Eichmiller, the Dubois Volunteer Fire Department spokesperson, the department was called to the location on 450 North at about 10:36 a.m. When they arrived, they found heavy smoke coming […]

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Economic conference to explore business opportunities for farmers

Farmers, agribusiness operators, policymakers and financial professionals can learn about opportunities to supplement farm income, manage farm finances and expand into growing markets at a conference presented by Purdue Extension and Dubois Strong. The Southwest Indiana Agriculture Economic Summit will be held Nov. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT at the Huntingburg Event […]

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Three arrested after police find over 10 grams of meth; handgun

Local authorities say they found evidence of drug trafficking when they arrested three people while serving a felony warrant at a Huntingburg residence Wednesday. According to authorities, officers with Huntingburg Police Department and deputies with the Dubois County Sheriffs Department went to 805 E. 8th Street in Huntingburg to attempt to serve a felony warrant […]

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Three arrested during moped traffic stop

Three people were jailed after allegedly becoming disorderly, agitated and combative with a Jasper officer during a traffic stop Wednesday night. At about 8 p.m., Jasper officers stopped a pair of mopeds at the corner of Sixth and Bartley streets. The mopeds were being operated by Johnathan Rottet, 28, Brucke Strasse, Jasper, Christopher Wilz, 27, N. […]

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TRI-CAP offers help with healthcare enrollment

TRI-CAP has two Healthcare Navigators available to anyone seeking information about affordable healthcare including, Marketplace, HIP 2.0, Hoosier Healthwise, and traditional Medicaid. It is now open enrollment for the Marketplace (also known as Obama Care) and our Navigators can help clients learn if they’re eligible for subsidies and cost-sharing to help pay for healthcare on the Marketplace. […]

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Renewable Energy manager Heath Norrick describes the process in which sunlight is turned into electricity. The panels absorb sunlight rather than reflect it, making it safe to have adjacent to the interstate.

Greater Jasper schools to look at solar power options

Energy independence and savings are driving school corporations to consider the installation of solar panels. In Dubois County, Greater Jasper Consolidated School Corporation has joined Southeast Dubois School Corporation in exploring the option. Southeast held a special meeting last week to discuss the issue. Early estimates have the corporation saving about $2 million over 25 […]

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Memorial recognized for joint replacement care

Joint replacement care at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is among the top 10 percent in the nation as measured by volume-weighted performance according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades. Healthgrades is an online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care. Memorial […]

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Huntingburg Council: Approves rezoning to allow storage development

The Huntingburg Common Council approved an ordinance to rezone property along 22nd Street from R2 (multi-family residential) to B2 (heavy business) to allow the creation of an Access Storage self-storage facility. Huntingburg self storage facility concerns neighborhood’s residents Ferdinand based Progressive Investment Company operates Access Storage Now in Ferdinand, Jasper, Corydon and Newburgh. They purchased […]

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New Huntingburg Water Superintendent named

The Huntingburg Common Council appointed Gary Meyerholtz as the new Water Superintendent for the City of Huntingburg. Street Superintendent Jason Stamm had been serving as water superintendent for a 90-day trial basis to determine if he could run both departments. The move was done due to the overlap of the two departments on much of […]

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Chase through Huntingburg ends with drunk driving arrest

Huntingburg police arrested a man for drunk and reckless driving after allegedly clocking him driving through the city at 108 mph early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, Robert A. Hoffman, 45, of 111 East 17th Street, Huntingburg, led police on a chase over 10 city blocks before he was arrested. Police reported the incident began […]

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County Council passes budget

The Dubois County Council passed the budgets for 2017 during Monday night’s meeting. The budgeting process begins in July each year and the council is responsible for assembling the County General Fund budget ($21,989,386.00), the Dubois County Solid Waste District ($237,018.00), the Northeast Dubois School Corporation ($10,357,672.00), the Northeast Dubois Fire Protection District ($112,000.00) and […]

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Ireland Elementary kitchen expansion seen as necessary for current and future needs

The Greater Jasper School Board approved advertising and holding a public hearing for the proposed cafeteria and kitchen expansion at Ireland Elementary. The hearing for the $2.86 million project will be held November 28 at 7 p.m. Since it is over the $2 million threshold, it is categorized as a controlled project which gives the public […]

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The 15 other presidential candidates

At the end of the Jasper Board of Public Works meeting this morning, one of the officials looked up and said, “Only two weeks left.” Yep, it’s two weeks before the election is over. An election that will likely have a lot of people scratching their heads at the polls as they attempt to decide between […]

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Huntingburg issues a boil advisory for several areas

A boil advisory is effective immediately today, October 25, 2016, on US 231 between Sunset and Maple Streets; all of Maple Street and Oak Street between U.S. 231 and Maple Streets. Customers will be notified once the boil advisory has been lifted. During a boil advisory, the following precautions should be taken: Boil water vigorously for […]

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