Family seeking help to finish home after devastating fire

A Birdseye family is seeking monetary help to get back on their feet after a fire destroyed their home on October 5. Meagan and Matthew Batson along with their three children, Dylan, 12, Brixon, 8, and Taegan, 6, lost everything in the fire that evening. Fortunately, Dylan was able to save his sleeping siblings and…

Scooter’s Coffee coming to Jasper

A new drive-thru coffee spot will open on Jasper’s north side. Scooter’s Coffee is a national chain that started in Nebraska in the 90s, providing coffee, specialty drinks, breakfast sandwiches and burritos as well as pastries quickly and efficiently from a drive-thru kiosk. The chain now has about 750 stores in 30 states, with a…

Jasper voters have three choices for Council-at-Large

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats.  Besides early voting, polls will be open on Tuesday, November 7, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Election Day. Dubois County voters can vote at any polling…

Lueken faces challenge from Nowotarski for Jasper District 3 seat

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats.  Besides early voting, polls will be open on Tuesday, November 7, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Election Day. Dubois County voters can vote at any polling…

Hurst, Helming seeking District 4 seat on Jasper Council

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats.  Besides early voting, polls will be open on Tuesday, November 7, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Election Day. Dubois County voters can vote at any polling…

Jochim, Wehr want to serve as Huntingburg’s at-large councilman

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats.  Incumbent Huntingburg Common Councilman-at-Large Tim Wehr, Independent, is facing a challenge from Eric Jochim, Republican. The at-large position on the council represents all four of Huntingburg’s precincts. All eligible…

Bolte, Blessinger seeking to represent Huntingburg Precinct 4 on council

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats.¬†Voting information is included below. Huntingburg Common Council Precinct 4 Representative Jos√© Dubon is not seeking reelection for the seat. Seeking to fill the vacancy are Republican Pam Bolte and…

Elkins, Hopf seeking to serve Huntingburg residents as next mayor

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats. Voter information is at the end of the story. Huntingburg voters have two choices for the next mayor: Independent Neil Elkins or Republican James Hopf. Here is Mr. Hopf’s…

Knies, Jarboe Bartley vying for Jasper Clerk-Treasurer position

Early voting in the 2023 Municipal Election is underway in Dubois County, and we are publishing a series of Q&As with candidates in the contested seats. Jasper voters have two choices in the clerk-treasurer’s position this year. Kiersten Knies, a Democrat, is seeking to retain her position as the City of Jasper’s Clerk-Treasurer from Republican…