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I-67 Development Corporation formed and officers elected

There was a meeting in Huntingburg Thursday morning hosted by Hank Menke on the topic of I-67. Menke reports that a not-for-profit corporation was set up called I-67 Development Corporation and the elected officers include Menke as President, Eric Schue as Treasurer, and Travis McQueen as Secretary. The board met to approve the $200,000 for…

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Letter to the Editor; I-67 important to economic growth in Dubois County

Recently,  the subject of a new Interstate in Dubois County has arisen. While running for Jasper City Council I had heard about this while on the campaign trail, and did my own research into the subject. We need to understand, as a county, that if we truly want economic growth and to entice our kids…

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County Council meeting working on tax abatements and I-67

The Dubois County Council and Commissioners met in a joint meeting on Monday to discuss the county-wide tax abatement. The council is considering adopting the same abatement schedule that the City of Jasper passed in October. The county council was interested in the property tax abatement but due to the expressed concern of the County…