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Dubois County Medication Collection Day this Saturday

Keeping old medications is unsafe for you and your family so get rid of them properly and safely on Dubois County Medication Collection Day. Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 22 to dispose of expired, unwanted and unused medications at three locations throughout the county. Ferdinand Fire Station, 221 E. 4th Street, and Huntingburg Fire Station, […]

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Jasper Common Council meeting notes

The Jasper Common Council met for the regular meeting and took the following actions: Passed Ordinance 2016-24 to vacate a part of the platted 12 foot public alley between lots 74 and 75 in Summit Heights Addition, just off of Schuetter Road. The request came from John G. Weber, Jr. Passed Ordinance 2016-25 to rezone 8.505 […]

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Blesch Bros in Holland is the first company in the area to add enough solar panels to become net zero on their electrical usage.

Southeast Schools researching Cedar Crest solar power array

Southeast Dubois School Corporation is exploring the installation of a solar array at Cedar Crest Intermediate School. The school corporation began exploring the idea of installing solar panels after the recent Indiana School Board Association conference. According to Southeast School Corporation Superintendent Rick Allen, several Indiana school corporations that have installed solar arrays reported on their success. […]

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Friends of the Arts dedicates $100,000 to library/arts endeavor to create Cultural Center

Another $100,000 grant has been announced for the proposed Jasper Cultural Center. Friends of the Arts, a local non-profit organization created to support the arts and artistic endeavors, made the gift to be equally invested in construction of the proposed Jasper Cultural Center and an endowment at the Dubois County Community Foundation for its future. “We have supported […]

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Truck crashes into school bus on Portersville Road

An overcorrection caused a pickup truck to run into the path of a school bus Wednesday morning; fortunately the bus was empty at the time. According to authorities, Steven A. Johnson of W. Portersville Road, Jasper, was southbound on Portersville Road in a 1989 GMC pickup truck at about 8 a.m. when he ran off the […]

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Northeast Dubois counts down to referendum

With the referendum looming for Northeast Dubois County School Corporation, Superintendent Bill Hochgesang spoke about the brokenness of the Indiana school system at Tuesday’s board meeting. He read from a statement: “In three short weeks Northeast Dubois will know the fate of the referendum vote. Whether it passes or fails, Northeast Dubois will continue to make […]

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Man forced to kill dog to protect wife, puppy

A husband and wife were both injured when a dog attacked them at their Holland residence Tuesday morning. According to the homeowner who wished to remain unidentified, his wife took a 12-week-old puppy outside to use the restroom and while they were outside, a pitbull-mix being kept at the couple’s home began to attack the puppy. The […]

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Two injured after inattentive driver hits stopped car

A driver’s inattention caused a two vehicle crash Tuesday morning that sent both drivers to the hospital. According to state police, they were called to the scene of the crash at about 7:34 a.m. when the collision occurred on U.S. 231 just north of Interstate 64. Lesley Smith, 36, of Dale, was stopped in northbound […]

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Child detects fire in time for family to exit home

Huntingburg firefighters responded to a house fire at 103 N. Washington at about 12:34 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to Chief Scott Patberg, if it weren’t for an 8-year-old boy waking up to the smell of smoke, things could have been much worse. Fortunately, the boy woke his parents in time to allow the family of […]

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Deputies investigating illegal trash dumping

Someone illegally dumped construction materials on the Huntingburg Conservation Club property. According to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, four large bags of insulation and a pile of plaster were found on the south side of the club property Saturday morning. Police are asking that anyone with information about the illegal dumping please contact the department […]

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Jasper police seeking stolen vehicle

The Jasper Police Department is asking for help from the public to locate a vehicle reported stolen at about 4:30 p.m. Monday. According to police, the vehicle taken was a gray 2008 Toyota Scion, license plate number WWD393. It has a large crack on the windshield and a Batman sticker on the rear end. Anyone […]

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Crawford County Community Foundation names new director

The Community Foundation of Crawford County announced Monday the hiring of Christine Harbeson as its Executive Director. Harbeson brings extensive nonprofit management experience to CFCC after serving for ten years as Executive Director for Hope Southern Indiana where she was instrumental to the organization’s growth. Prior to her work with Hope Southern Indiana, she served […]

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