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Social media post launches investigation, juvenile probation referral

Over the weekend, the Jasper Police Department and a Greater Jasper Consolidated School Corporation Resource officer investigated a threatening social media post made by a student in the corporation. According to police, during the investigation, they determined there was no credible threat associated with the social media post and the student was referred to juvenile…

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Jasper Chamber hosting ribbon-cutting at Shoe Sensation expansion

Shoe Sensation on Jasper’s north side has expanded its selection of work and safety footwear and undergoing a remodel to the 3637 North Newton location in the Germantown Shopping Center. The Jasper Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting for the updates and expansion on Friday, December 9, at 10 a.m.

Radius Indiana to host region’s first Home Brew Competition
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Radius Indiana to host region’s first Home Brew Competition

Radius Indiana invites local homebrewers to put their skills to the test in its first-ever regional Home Brewing Competition Saturday, March 18 in Jasper, Indiana.  As the regional economic development organization for the region, Radius works to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop their products and ideas further. The new homebrew competition is the latest…

Gifted grapplers: Boy and girl wrestlers’ progress ‘fulfilling to see’
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Gifted grapplers: Boy and girl wrestlers’ progress ‘fulfilling to see’

Huntingburg — Local youth wrestlers are getting an early jolt with Southridge Wrestling Crew.  Drew Songer, a volunteer and wrestler from the class of 2010 Southridge alumnus, is helping usher in these future boy and girl wrestling Raiders. He is one of several former wrestlers helping Crew coach Dan Rauscher, also a former Raider grappler,…

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Public invited to vote for favorite Christmas Trees at Dubois County Museum

Be sure to stop in at the Dubois County Museum this holiday season and see all the holiday beauty displayed. And, while you are there, be sure to grab a ballot and vote for your favorite decorated tree.  The public is invited to pick their top three favorite trees — hard choice for sure — amond…

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Museum: John Ackerman to read selections from his book

The Dubois County Museum will welcome John C. Ackerman, formerly of Jasper, to a book reading on Friday morning, December 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the museum at 2704 N. Newton Street (US Hwy 231 N) in Jasper.   Mr. Ackerman grew up on a farm on the south edge of Jasper. He was born on…

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Opinion: Long-eared bat endangered designation should be considered in Buffalo Springs Project

New Listing has Implications for the Proposed Buffalo Springs Project, but Neglects Dire Need to Define Critical Habitat for Conservation On November 29, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) of the Department of the Interior determined that the Northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) warrants protection as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act….

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Huntingburg police release information on train fatality

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at approximately 3:50 p.m., Huntingburg Police and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the area of North Main and 8th Street in reference to a female pedestrian that was struck by a train. The initial dispatch stated that the female was unresponsive, but breathing was confirmed. Officers arrived shortly after…

Salty Dog Plod Along, or how I fell in love with running
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Salty Dog Plod Along, or how I fell in love with running

“I’m so tired of hearing about your half marathon,” the comedian said. “Quit it. Just stop.” “Who cares that you ran half a marathon,” he clarified on my tiny phone screen. “It’s kind of like saying, ‘Hey, I read half a book.’” Oof. I ran the Heartland Half Marathon this year, and I had felt…


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Christmas comes to Jasper

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The Christmas season officially opened up in downtown Jasper Friday afternoon with the lighting of the annual Christmas Tree and Santa settling into his holiday home on the Square. Here are a few photos of the event. Santa Claus will be in his house on the Square over the weekend from 12 to 3 p.m….
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Honoring veterans

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On Saturday, nine living World War II veterans were honored during the annual Dubois County Veterans Day Observance held at the Holland VFW. According to Dubois County Veterans Council President Kent Schreiner, the nine men recognized for their service during the war are the few living veterans the council was able to locate for the…
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Turning 50 with friends

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Monday and Tuesday mornings provide the fleeting moments when John Songer can take time just to think and maybe imagine what the next stage of his business looks like. He doesn’t open until 4 p.m. on those days. “I can come in, and I’m still working, but there’s nobody here,” he explained. “The ghosts don’t…
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Running to Honor & Remember

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OFS hosted a special 5K/10K at Cool Springs on Saturday. The event raised money to assist the national organization Honor & Remember’s mission to recognize and honored military veterans who have died while on duty or otherwise since the inception of our country. A 13-mile ruck was also held in recognition of the sacrifice of…
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