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Stens announces “2018 Give Back Scholarship” recipients

Stens, headquartered in Jasper, announced it had awarded $2500 in Stens Give Back Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. Benjamin Zinner, Wilmington, Del., was awarded $1,000; with Clint Littleton, Salisbury, Mo.; Jonathan Barber, Greenfield, Ind.; and Nicole Gentry, Buffalo, Minn., each receiving $500 scholarships. Benjamin attends University of Delaware, where he will be a junior […]

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New Jasper business set to help students achieve their college aspirations

Parents seeking help for their prospective college-bound children now have a place to go for advice and direction. Colleen Whalen has opened College Entrance Strategies LLC in Jasper, a business designed to help students with the application and testing processes required to get into most colleges. “It’s never too early for students to begin planning […]

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Approval allows SERVUS! to move forward on new office, McCalister’s Deli and luxury lofts

With the zoning approved at last night’s Jasper Common Council meeting, SERVUS!’s plans to build a new headquarters on South Newton will likely move forward beginning in September. Along with the new 6000 square foot corporate office, the new 40,000 square foot building will also feature a 4,000 square foot McCalister’s Deli on the first […]

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Seufert Construction recognized as a High Performance Builder

Seufert Construction was recently recognized as a High Performance Builder by Butler Manufacturing, offering advanced building products and innovative building designs for any type commercial, community or industrial building. Yixin Mu, Midwest Region General Manager, and Bob Thomas visited the new Seufert office to present the award. The designation is awarded to Butler Builders that […]

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Van Winkle named president of furniture trade group

Kimball International, Inc. announced the appointment of president and CEO Don Van Winkle to the role of board president of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA). Don succeeds Sylvain Garneau, Group Lacasse, in that capacity.  Don previously served as Board Vice President/President Elect. BIFMA is the trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. Since […]

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National Office Furniture introduces residential inspired lounge collection, Collette

National Office Furniture introduced a new collection of lounge furniture that addresses the demand for residential inspired furniture with commercial durability. Collette blends casual comfort with commercial endurance and offers a relaxed sit and lush pillows generally found outside of the contract furniture market. With components that are easily rearranged and repositioned, Collette offers the […]

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Leinenbach joins Superior Ag

Superior Ag announced the addition of Seth Leinenbach, as agronomy sales specialist. Leinenbach will begin his role immediately working out of the Dale Agronomy location. Leinenbach will promote the proper use of crop protection products, plant food, seed and other services offered at Superior Ag, by building customer relationships and providing exceptional customer service to our […]

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Jasper Engines expands reach into Florida and Georgia markets

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has opened a branch office in Jacksonville, Fla., to better serve the businesses in all of northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia. The company’s newest branch location is 7037 Commonwealth Avenue #8 in Jacksonville. “This region of northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia has rapidly grown over the years and continues to show […]

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Huntingburg entertainer/entrepreneur creates a new take on the escape room concept

An escape room — the fun kind — that travels to your location. That’s the gist behind Jared Thompson’s new Huntingburg business, Let’s Escape. The local entrepretainer has been thrilling crowds for about 11 years diving from 70-foot platforms at Holiday World and on cruise ships, but he’s always wanted to be his own boss. “Ever since I […]

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Jasper Engines & Transmissions announces 2018 scholarship recipients

Jasper Engines and Transmissions is proud to announce the winners of its annual scholarship program. Applicants must be dependent children of full-time JASPER Associates. A rating system of several criteria is used to determine the recipients. Recipients Nicholas Baker is a graduate of Crawford County High School. He will attend Purdue University majoring in Engineering. […]

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Venue 1408 hosts open house Wednesday

Venue 1408 in Huntingburg (formerly Reflections) will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house Wednesday, June 6 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The ribbon-cutting will occur at 4 p.m. Kim and BJoe Aull, owners of The Millhouse Restaurant & Catering in Jasper, took over ownership of the property at 1408 Main […]

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Kimball Wilder collection captures #MetropolisLikes Award

Kimball announced today that the Wilder collection captured a #MetropolisLikes Award in advance of Neocon. The editors of Metropolis Magazine hand-picked the best new products for #MetropolisLikes, a biannual award program. The editors selected 33 forward-thinking products from submissions across the breadth of the industry that represent the most innovative, creative, and sustainable solutions for […]

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SynEnergy acquires Tru Flame

SynEnergy Partners has acquired the propane gas distribution business of Fischer’s Tru Flame from Tell City, effective June 4. With the acquisition, SynEnergy Partners will obtain all Fischer’s trucks and equipment. As well as retain all current employees and contract them through Fischer’s. “We’re pleased Fischer’s has accepted our stewardship of their propane distribution business. […]

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National Office Furniture awarded Kentucky Governor’s Safety and Health Award

National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., has been recognized by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet as a recipient of the 2017 Governor’s Safety and Health Award. This award provides special recognition for outstanding safety and health performance and encourages the development of programs designed to reduce and even eliminate occupational injuries and illnesses. […]

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