Jasper Accepted Into Indiana HomeTown Competitiveness Program

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce and the City of Jasper are proud to announce being selected to participate in the Indiana HomeTown Competitiveness Initiative. HTC harnesses the power of this nationally recognized community development program, focusing on five pillars:  Entrepreneurship – Leadership – Youth – Charitable Giving – and Rural Families. This initiative will help…

Indiana Municipal Power Agency rewards Kimball International flight hangar for energy efficiency

In rural southern Indiana, global operations that require round-the-clock staffing are a normal day’s work at the Hangar and Flight Operations offices of Kimball International. Reflecting the Company’s  environmental commitment, Kimball today received an incentive rebate for its efforts to reduce energy use. The rebate was presented to the facilities and property staff of Kimball…

2011 William Thornton Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship: Keith Fritz

MADE: In America today announces that Keith Fritz is the winner of the inaugural William Thornton Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship. The award will be presented at the annual Take Pride in America celebration held at the United States Capitol on July 4, 2011.  The William Thornton Award recognizes extraordinary achievement in craftsmanship by an…

Plans Announced for U.S. 231 Section in Dubois County; Alignment allows for expansion of Huntingburg Airport runway but not til 2014

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) today announced additional review of the project scope for the U.S. 231 project that will accommodate the expansion of the Huntingburg Airport. Consultants will review existing studies and documents to provide the optimal design for the roadway in this area.  The goal is to provide the best roadway alignment…

Old School Cafe; the flavors of the personality or the personality of the flavors

Bob Ahlemeier had a decision to make in his late 20’s; continue down the same path and graduate from young hippie drifter to an old bum or come home and settle down. “Really once you get to a certain age it isn’t cool to be a drifter. So I called home and said I was…

Tourism Board hires new director

The Dubois County Tourism Commission has hired Kevin Manley as its new Executive Director, effective May 23. Manley, 56, brings extensive business and sales experience to the role. Kevin was previously employed by Kimball International for 36 years holding various positions and was most recently employed by Hedinger Beverage as a Regional Sales Manager. He…