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Letter: Data doesn’t support Mid-States Corridor

As I read the article by Dubois Strong president Ed Cole I was stunned. The article voiced strong support for the Mid-States Corridor and its importance to the county’s future prosperity and our needs to maintain our quality of life. The data from the corridor website paints a different picture. Part of the mission statement of…

Mid-States Corridor questionnaires garner more than 3,000 responses
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Mid-States Corridor questionnaires garner more than 3,000 responses

According to the Lochmueller Group, more than 3,000 screening report questionnaires were completed and are being reviewed by the Mid-States Corridor Project Team. The questionnaire was available at public meetings in February, online at the project website, and in 17 area library locations. Responses were accepted through March 23. According to Mindy Peterson, spokesperson for…

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Letter: Mid-States Corridor will destroy irreplaceable farmland

To Mid-States Regional Development Authority, Superior Ag is a local farmer-owned cooperative, with over 3,000 member-customers throughout Southern Indiana. As the Board of Directors for Superior Ag, we are reaching out to express concerns of the Mid-States Corridor project. Our note is for the planning committee to please reconsider the need for this project to…

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Letter: Mid-States Corridor key to continued prosperity

Dubois County and our communities of Southwest Indiana have long contributed to the prosperity and progress of our Hoosier State and beyond. For generations, our families and communities have experienced a unique quality of life anchored by a strong work ethic of our people. A growing economy which has weathered the tough times and continues…

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Letter: Mid-States Corridor opposition needs to stomp on gas pedal

To anyone that hates the idea of losing houses, woods or land to the Mid-States Corridor project. And to anyone that is not losing land or peace and quiet to the Mid-States Corridor project but hates to see nature get screwed over worse than it has already been in our area with more noise and…

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Letter: Mid-States Corridor will destroy what makes Dubois County ‘home’

“Go see the world and then when you are ready … come back home. It will always be here.” That is what my dad said to me after I graduated high school. I grew up in the country outside of Dubois. My parents still live in my quaint childhood home. It’s their own slice of…

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Mid-States Project Office at VUJ closes temporarily

The Mid-States Corridor Project Office will temporarily close to the public as part of the nation-wide effort to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The office, located in the Administration Building on the Vincennes University Jasper Campus, will close on Monday, March 23 and reopen when the current health situation allows. Monday is also the…

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Letter: MidStates Corridor cost not worth it

To the Editor, In regards to the Mid-States Corridor project, I’ve been trying my best to be informed and attempt to keep my personal emotions from clouding my best judgment. Yes, my family’s property is at stake, but am I being selfish? Am I considering only my wants and needs before the betterment of all…

Mid-States Corridor: What’s happening and next steps
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Mid-States Corridor: What’s happening and next steps

The need for stronger connectivity in southern Indiana has been discussed for many years, and the Mid-States Corridor Project examines that improved highway connection. The Project is a detailed study and it’s important to give you a better understanding of what’s happening, next steps and what to expect. The Mid-States Corridor would begin at State…

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Letter: MidStates Corridor will drastically change the county

As residents of Dubois county, we are facing a potential travesty. Most people are unaware of the routes of the Mid-States Corridor and how they and others will be affected. EVERYONE will have family, neighbors, friends, or themselves impacted. Go to the Mid-States Corridor website, download the high-resolution map (slow download), and zoom in on…