Rooted in family, faith and community

The joke is that Aaron isn’t allowed to attend auctions unsupervised. As part of his family’s Southern Illinois business, Aaron attended auctions and business sales to purchase used greenhouses and other gardening supply business equipment. The equipment was refurbished and sold to other greenhouses, growers, or horticultural businesses. It just so happened that on President’s…

Saint Meinrad Archabbey earns wellness award

The American Heart Association has awarded Saint Meinrad Archabbey national gold-level recognition for its commitments to employee health and well-being as measured in the Association’s 2023 Workforce Well-being Scorecard. The Archabbey earned gold status in 2020, 2021, and 2022 as well. The Scorecard evaluates factors such as mental health policies, organizational well-being strategies to address burnout, health…

Jasper Schnucks Fresh to carry beer and wine

Starting today, Schnucks Fresh in Jasper will offer customers the option to purchase beer and wine along with all their grocery needs. With this addition, the store, located at 2605 N. Newton Street, joins the other 114 Schnucks stores throughout the Midwest that offer alcohol sales. “We’re excited for our customers to explore our new…

Dubois County Entrepreneurs & Innovators launches business series in May

The Dubois County Entrepreneurs & Innovators group is putting on a four-part series event in 2024 called the Foundations of Business. The first event in the series will be held on Wednesday, May 8th and will focus on hiring. The evening will start at 5:30 at The Broken Tee, 1280 Vine Street in Jasper. The…

The Next Chapter: Your new favorite place

While the name of the soon-to-open downtown Jasper shop, The Next Chapter, points to a renewed life for used books and records, Erin and Jeremiah Smith aren’t limiting it to worn paper and vinyl only. “Our whole perspective is that there is always hope,” Jeremiah said. “There’s always more to be written in your story.”…

Rice N Spice: Jasper family set to bring Indian cuisine to area

Amandeep Basra and his wife, Gagan Kaur, plan to open Rice N Spice Punjabi Cuisine at 314 Newton Street in Jasper on May 1. The new restaurant will feature recipes from the Punjab region of India, where Amandeep is originally from. Though a regional specialty, these dishes are widely popular across India and the United…

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company named IBA Five Star Member

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company has been honored as a Five-Star Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) member. The award was presented on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, by Dax Denton, IBA Chief Policy Officer, in recognition of Springs Valley’s Association involvement throughout 2023. The Five Star Member designation recognizes IBA-member banks that demonstrate outstanding commitment to…

Dubois Strong to host 2024 annual meeting at Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

Dubois Strong will hold its 2024 Annual Meeting on the evening of Thursday, April 25, at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center Atrium in Jasper. The event will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will be an open house. Heavy appetizers and drinks will be served. The event is held yearly to thank investors…