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Matt and Tim take a selfie while working in a tree.

Climbing trees keeps business-owner young

Trees are a big part of Tim Day’s life. The 61-year-old Hillham resident has been climbing trees professionally for the past 40 years. He is an arboriculturist and operates The Tree Man Tree Care Service. He and his young protégé Matt Fleck perform tree care and removal services for residents in Dubois and the surrounding counties. “Our main goal […]

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Huntingburg Council: Surgical option being explored for 4th Street water main replacement

Replacing the aged water main on historic Fourth Street is a Stellar Project that has caused some consternation with merchants and community members. The explosive breaks over the past two years only accent the many other potential issues with the old pipe. However, replacing it using traditional trenching methods could have a large impact on […]

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This month, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Global Deterrence and Defense Department’s cutting-edge SPECTRA lab.

Dubois County natives stress high-tech job opportunities in Indiana

Two Dubois County natives are stressing the opportunities in technological fields in Indiana. Scientist Matt Kay, who graduated from Jasper High School, and electrical engineer Matthew Gadlage, who graduated from Northeast Dubois, are part of a group making a difference on national and local levels. The two are work at the Global Deterrence and Defense Department’s […]

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Thunderbird launches over Holiday World

With a crowd of hundreds of roller coasters enthusiasts from around the nation cheering, America’s first launched wing coaster took flight over Holiday World Theme Park this morning. “This is an incredible day in our park’s history,” says park president Matt Eckert. “We can’t wait to see and hear our guests’ reaction to riding Thunderbird.” […]

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Scammers use family members to scare residents in Dubois County

The Dubois County Sheriffs Department took a report about an attempted scam Wednesday. According to Deputy Stuart Wilson, the sheriff’s department received reports of a scam involving residents of rural Huntingburg. The residents reported they had received a phone call that their grandson had gotten in some trouble in Mexico for possessing a small amount of […]

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Jasper Utility Board: Water rate hike approved

The Jasper Utility Service Board approved a recommended 17 percent increase in water rates at Monday’s meeting. The recommendation will be considered by the Jasper Common Council at Wednesday’s meeting at city hall. If passed, the rate hike will appear on customers’ July bills to be paid in August. According to the committee that met […]

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,i>Photo submitted by Carmen Ramirez-Romero.</i>

Fire destroys Dale home

Carter Township Fire Chief Dan Reinke reports a fire gutted and destroyed a house in Dale at around 8 a.m. morning in the 200 block of West Maple Street. Reinke said that Pam Lowe was the only occupant in the residence when the fire started, but was able to get out safely. He reports that […]

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<i>Photo from the Girls on the Run Dubois County Facebook Page</i>

Girls on the Run celebrates first season

Jasper — Girls on the Run of Dubois County will celebrate the completion of their first season with a 5K run this Saturday. The celebratory race is being held in conjunction with the Jasper Wildcat Runaway 5K hosted by the Jasper Cross Country Boosters. The race is at 8 a.m. at the north side of the Jasper […]

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Fire destroys Ireland home

Fortunately no one was injured but a family lost everything when a fire destroyed their rental home and damaged a neighboring home in Ireland early Thursday morning. Ireland Volunteer Firefighters were notified of the residential fire at 4917 W. State Road 56 at about 1:07 a.m. Two Dubois County deputies were the first to arrive […]

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