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Dubois County K-9 intercepts pound of marijuana

A Dubois County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit intercepted a shipment of marijuana heading to Jasper woman Friday. In the second interception today, K-9 Karma and her handler Deputy Jesus Monarrez were contacted by Master Trooper Brian LaRoche to visit a local shipping company to investigate for possible shipments of narcotics. After Karma indicated on a […]

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Tip, K-9 confiscate packaged meth

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Karma and a tip from the public helped deputies locate methamphetamine packaged for sale at a local hotel. According to deputies, the Jasper Police Department received a tip about possible drug activities at about 10:30 Friday and requested assistance from the sheriff’s department K-9. During the investigation later that afternoon, […]

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Kimball donates 3D printer to Forest Park

Kimball International recently provided the Forest Park High School Technology Department with a Spectrum Z510 full color 3D printer to help in the development of technical skills as it relates to advanced technology and additive manufacturing. Kimball International’s Director of Research and Development, Greg Kuntz stated “While the speed of change and the efficiency that is […]

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Police investigate police impersonation complaints

Indiana State Police are currently investigating several complaints regarding police impersonators in Gibson, Sullivan, Knox and Daviess Counties. The complaints have come from several drivers that were stopped by a male claiming to be a police officer. No one has been injured during these incidents, but Indiana State Police want to offer the following information […]

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New Huntingburg businesses opening this weekend

The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce is celebrating two new businesses with ribbon-cutting ceremonies Friday and Saturday. Cardinal Selling Services will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday at its new home, at 308 E. 11th St. A public grand opening will be held on Saturday and include refreshments and prizes throughout the day. New […]

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JCPenney store to close on Jasper’s east side

Jasper’s JCPenney store located in the Jasper Manor Shopping Center is one of 138 slated to close in the United States and one of five closing in Indiana. According to the company, as part of a continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and long-term profitability, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. will be closing 138 stores, […]

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Shrek the Musical at Forest Park

“Once upon a time, (don’t all the best tales start that way?) there was a wee little ogre named Shrek …” And thus begins the story of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a […]

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Great movies abound at the Astra in Teagan's town. The Heartlake Lego sets didn't have a theatre so for the contest she included one in the four submissions she sent in. Although Kyle couldn't help design or build any of submissions, he did help by ordering the Lego inspired movie posters from a specialty shop an printed out the Astra decal and billboard movie titles.

Block by block; Teagan’s town set to expand

Kyle Kendall has some time to plan on the expansion coming to his 11-year-old daughter’s Lego city. It already takes up an entire room in the basement of his Ireland home. He doesn’t have much choice though, the 55 or so sets that now spread across three large Tablex tables — that’s where Kyle works as […]

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Durlauf named as new Community Corrections director

The Dubois County Community Corrections Advisory Board named interim director Megan Durlauf as the facility’s new director. Durlauf became the interim director in February after then-director William Wells resigned. Wells had served as director for nearly two years before putting in his resignation. Durlauf started in corrections as a part-time officer in 2010 while she was still […]

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Blessinger joins Springs Valley Band & Trust Company

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company welcomed Chad Blessinger as a new mortgage and consumer lender. Blessinger is an accomplished leader with a strong portfolio of success in business and local government, according to the company. Blessinger spent the past eight years as the Dubois County Treasurer and is currently the president of the Dubois […]

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A spec home in the new Hunters Crossing development is open by appointment through Jagoe Homes.

New housing options progressing in Dubois County

The local economic development group Dubois Strong recently released updates on housing development in Dubois County. Affordable housing was identified as a sticking point in attracting new employees to the area through a study began in 2014. From that study, Dubois Strong determined housing was a critical area of focus for their strategic plan is […]

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Makers Spark Club offered over Spring Break

The Dubois County Purdue Extension is offering an opportunity for local kids to have fun while learning about engineering and creative thinking over Spring Break. Students grades three through high school are invited to join the Makers Spark Club for a week-long opportunity to engage in fun, hands-on activities. Participants will have the opportunity to […]

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