Velpen man arrested for tool theft

A former employee of a construction business was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of tools from the company. According to Jasper police, Andrew Trechock, 29, of Velpen, was allegedly attempting to sell tools using Facebook to list them. The tools were similar to ones reported stolen from the business. Police made contact […]

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Hoosier Hills Credit Union awarded Five-Star Bauer Financial Rating

Hoosier Hills Credit Union (HHCU) was again honored with a Superior Five Star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc. The Five Star rating is the highest available ranking and marks Hoosier Hills Credit Union as one of the strongest financial institutions in the country. BauerFinancial, Inc. star ratings are assessed independently based upon factors such as capital, […]

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Meth lab located in Christmas Lake Village

Indiana State Police allegedly located a working meth lab in Christmas Lake Village Thursday. According to authorities, Master Trooper Lytton was contacted by Santa Claus Police Officers James Faulkenberg and Ted Klem indicating they had developed additional information into an investigation that Lytton was leading. Faulkenburg and Klem had learned that Wyman E. Alvey, 59, […]

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Coroner Bob Veatch walked to the scene from his vehicle after arriving at the crash.

Coroner: The career picks the person

Those moments when Coroner Bob Veatch has to switch gears from saving someone’s life to investigating how they died are tough. Like when he responded to an unresponsive infant in Huntingburg. They attempted to resuscitate the baby but once they arrived at the hospital, he had to begin the death investigation. That was really tough. […]

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Two wildflower walks schedule for April

Save the date for discovering wildflowers in Dubois County this spring! The Invasive Species Awareness Coalition (ISAC) of Dubois County is hosting two wildflower walks this spring. The first walk, on Wednesday, April 4 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm EDT, is co-sponsored by Ferdinand State Forest. Participants meet at the boat dock, along the lake […]

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Strassenfest booth meeting scheduled

Aan informational meeting for all past, as well as any new nonprofits wishing to have a fundraising booth at the 2018 Jasper Strassenfest, is set for Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Jasper K of C located at 201 East 30th Street, Jasper. There is limited booth space available for new organizations […]

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National Office Furniture recognized for workplace safety

National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Labor for their exemplary efforts to protect workers from occupational safety and health hazards. National received the 2018 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award in the Innovations for General Industry, large-sized company category for their Early Intervention Program. This program […]

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Police: IRS scammers at it again; hang up

Jasper Police Department is reporting an IRS scam is making its rounds again. According to police, a subject portraying themselves as an IRS employee will advise the potential victim that they owe money. The scammer may threaten that the police have been notified and they will coming to arrest them if they don’t pay. These […]

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City of Huntingburg Water Department flushing hydrants

The City of Huntingburg’s Water Department is conducting hydrant flushing beginning Monday, April 2 through Saturday, April 28, 2018. This process will take place at various locations throughout the city on a daily basis. Flushing times will typically be Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Flushing is performed to improve water quality and is a necessary preventative maintenance […]

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Council, commissioners approve county employee classifications and new wage ranges

The Dubois County Council joined the county commissioners in approving the creation of job classifications and wage ranges for more than 120 positions in the county government and services. The approval culminates more than four years of work by a core committee of elected officials examining and establishing wages that are considered fair and equitable […]

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