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Huntingburg Common Council meeting notes July 10, 2014

Huntingburg Common Council held the first meeting for July on Thursday and took the following actions. Mayor Denny Spinner addressed concerns about low flying crop dusters brought to the council at the June 26 meeting. A resident, Fred Allen, addressed the council about low-flying planes and helicopters over his residence on Chestnut while they spray […]

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City-powered renovation will save money

The City of Huntingburg will save considerable money on the Emergency Services building project by completing the renovation using city employees, rather than a contractor. Huntingburg Power Utility Superintendent John Reutepohler told the Huntingburg Common Council he was taken back by the $190,000 quote to renovate the old (no one has been able to verify […]

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Huntingburg to consider pet pig ordinance

The Huntingburg Common Council agreed to examine the city’s ordinances regarding expanding the definition of pets to include pot belly pigs. Michael and Allison Bauer, residents at Jacob’s Court, appeared at the council meeting Thursday evening to appeal on behalf of their pet Vietnamese Pot Belly pig, Bailey. According to Michael, the couple purchased the pig about […]

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City of Huntingburg drivers finish in annual competition’s top 10

Huntingburg — Two Huntingburg Transit drivers, Judy Fitch and Suzanne Patberg, recently competed in the Indiana Council on Specialized Transportation (INCOST)’s 23rd annual Transportation ROADEO. Fitch finished 9th and Patberg finished 5th. Twenty transit drivers from across Indiana participated in the day-long competition held on Saturday, April 12, 2014. During the ROADEO, drivers are judged on driving […]

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Mayor and Superintendent to speak at Huntingburg Chamber event Thursday

Mayor Denny Spinner and Southwest School Corporation Superintendent Mike Eineman are slated to speak at the upcoming Business Education event. The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the sixth round of its Business Education Series on Thursday, June 19th from 8:00-9:00 a.m. This event will take place at the Huntingburg’s Old Town Hall located […]

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Huntingburg to pay Farbest nearly $484,000

The City of Huntingburg will pay Farbest Foods $483,540.14 for overages the city billed the company for its natural gas usage. The city determined they had been overcharging the company due to an issue with a meter and the protocol the city uses to determine customers’ bills. According to John Rutepolher, energy superintendent, the meter […]

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Woman arrested for auto theft

Huntingburg — Huntingburg police arrested Christina Kamman, 35, of Monroe City, Ind., for auto theft Wednesday at about 3:35 p.m. According to police, they received a report of a 2003 Ford Explorer missing from 513 S. Chestnut St. Wednesday at about 4:06 a.m. The victims, Kenneth Ferguson and Michelle Kirk of the same address, reported that […]

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Former mayor Kemp receives chamber’s 2014 Golden Leaf Award

Former Huntingburg mayor Gail Kemp received the Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce 2014 Golden Leaf Award on Tuesday during the chamber’s 20th annual luncheon. A large crowd was on hand at the event held at the Huntingburg Event Center Tuesday. Keynote speaker Paul Page, the famed Indy 500 announcer, held the audience’s attention for 40 minutes […]

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Luke Zeller to speak at Celebrating Fathers event

Huntingburg — Luke Zeller will speak at the third annual Celebrating Fathers event in at Huntingburg League Stadium Friday, June 13. Local churches and businesses will be sponsoring the event to honor, promote and celebrate the role of fathers in the community. Starting at 7 p.m., a free meal and music from The Celebration Singers will […]

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Huntingburg $1,000 grant to be used for special seat belt enforcement

Huntingburg — The Huntingburg Police Department announced it received a grant to increase patrols in recognition of a special seat belt enforcement project going on now. The grant allows for the Huntingburg Police Department to enforce seat belt laws, including child restraint violations, an extra 45 hours during the dates listed. Officers will be conducting the extra […]

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$2 theft results in two class D felonies

Huntingburg — A Huntingburg man’s $2 theft Friday afternoon revealed an active warrant for not reporting for work release. Police responded to the IGA in Huntingburg for the reported shoplifter at 4:50 p.m. When police arrived, an employee at the store said the suspect had taken off on foot through a nearby alleyway. Officers began searching for […]

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