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$6,500 reward offered in whooping crane poaching

A $6,500 reward is being offered for information on a whooping crane that was shot in Greene County. Indiana Conservation Officers have partnered with Indiana Turn in a Poacher (T.I.P.), Friends of Goose Pond and International Crane Foundation to offer the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for […]

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Wintergate chases winter blues away with wine and jazz

Wintergate is a new event in Huntingburg featuring wine sampling from regional wineries capped with a jazz concert at the Gaslight Restaurant. It all happens on January 28 with wine sampling opening at 5 p.m. and the jazz beginning at 7 p.m. Huntingburg will liven up the droll Indiana winter with a special sampling of wine and […]

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Jasper Library Board: Appraisal reveals savings on property

The Jasper Library Board of Trustees met Thursday for their regular meeting and took the following actions. • Heard that a certified appraisal of the Hoosier Desk property valued the nearly five-acre property and building at about $1.4 million. The Jasper Library Board closed on the property earlier this month for $824,000; $40,000 less than […]

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Her daughter’s suicide compelled her to speak out; she’ll present her message in Jasper this month

Christine Schmidt, a former Jasper resident currently living in Bettendorf, Iowa, will be sharing her true and heartbreaking story about the life and suicide death of her 12-year-old daughter, Morgan to students, families and community members. Christine founded the non-profit, It’s All Love, Only Love Coalition, shortly after Morgan’s passing on April 6, 2014. As the president of the […]

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Girls on the Run – Serving Dubois County welcomes Chapman, Kleinhelter and Welsh to Board

Girls on the Run – Serving Dubois County, Inc. is proud to welcome Christina Chapman, Angie Kleinhelter and Brenda Welsh to its Board of Directors. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires 3rd through 5th-grade girls to recognize their limitless potential and boldly pursue their dreams. Christina Chapman […]

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Brake issues likely caused log truck rollover

Stray logs closed Otwell Junction Wednesday afternoon when a log truck rolled over. According to state police, the 1:50 p.m. incident occurred when the truck driver had to take evasive maneuvers to avoid running into another semi traveling through the State Road 56 and 257 intersection. The driver realized he was having trouble stopping as […]

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Thrift Shop Prom opens new semester of teen ministry

Students from around the area attended Redemption Christian Church’s (formerly Christian Church of Jasper) annual teen ministry kickoff Wednesday evening. Each year, organizers hold a special event to begin the new semester of The Well. This year’s theme was a thrift shop prom. Students and coaches were encouraged to shop at local thrift shops to […]

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Jasper police make rape arrest

Jasper police arrested Jordan L. Argenziano, 22, of 1339 Jackson St. Apt C, Jasper, for allegations of rape and sexual battery. Officers were contacted about a sexual assault at 1:10 p.m. on Thursday, January 5. After conducting an interview with the victm, officers located Argenziano at his residence and interviewed him. Afterwards, he was transported in […]

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Dubois County Airport Authority: Extension hits funding snag

Dubois County Airport Authority: Extension hits funding snag

Huntingburg Airport’s runway extension plans have been delayed another year after the Federal Aviation Administration announced the State of Indiana would not receive any discretionary funding in 2017. This impacts airports across the state. According to Nick Isenberg, an associate with Woolpert Engineering, the airport’s contractor on the project, these funds are used to complete large […]

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Dubois County Substance Abuse Council elects officers

On January 10, 2017, the Dubois County Substance Abuse Council (SAC) members elected executive officers. Appointed were Jim McFaul as chairman, Rebecca Michael as co-chair, Terry Tanner treasurer and Deborah Capps as secretary. At-Large representatives appointed were Heather Terwiske, Nancy Eckerle, Josh A. Gunselman, Tim Lampert, Jennifer Lampert, Megan Durlauf and Brett V. Hurm. The […]

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New county officials attend training

Newly elected county officials recently attended the Association fo Indiana Counties Newly Elected Official seminar. Council-at-Large Sonya Haas and Mike Kluesner as well as County Treasurer Cathy “Kitty” Merkley recently attended the training held at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel on December 14 and 16.   This three-day conference was held for more than 200 county […]

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Huntingburg Council and Mayoral appointments to various boards and commissions

The council approved the following appointments. Mayoral appointments Huntingburg Park Board (4-year appointment) Abby Fink Dubois County Airport Authority (4-year appointment) William King* Redevelopment Commission (1-year appointment) Jim Heidorn* Nick Stevens* Jenna Gogel* Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission (1-year appointment) Tim Wehr Tree Committee (2-year appointment) Susan Kruger* Phil Ahrens* Revolving Loan Fund Review Committee […]

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