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n this image from Google Earth, the dam is on the right with the discharge area that feeds into the Patoka River. The wide channel to the left is the spillway. Water rushed over it in 2011 when the lake level reach 125 percent capacity.

Patoka Lake Reservoir nearing spillway release

In this image from Google Earth, the dam is on the right with the discharge area that feeds into the Patoka River. The wide channel to the left is the spillway. Water rushed over it in 2011 when the lake level reach 125 percent capacity. Officials are reporting the Patoka Lake Reservoir water level will […]

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Huntingburg reports almost 8 inches of rain overnight

Dubois County has 24 roads flooded after Sunday afternoon and evening showers drenched the area with several inches of water (roads listed below). Huntingburg’s wastewater plant reported 7.9 inches falling overnight — the gauge there has a six-inch maximum range, it was dumped and had accumulated another 1.9 inches by the morning, according to the […]

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Archabbey, parishes will hold Corpus Christi procession

St. Meinrad and Historic St. Boniface (Fulda) parishes will join with Saint Meinrad Archabbey to celebrate the solemnity of Corpus Christi on Sunday, June 23. Following the 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Meinrad Parish, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for Eucharistic Adoration and devotion until 4 p.m. Beginning at 4 p.m., Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, […]

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Opinion: My talk to school superintendents

I gave a talk to the Indiana Superintendent’s Summit this week, and thought the issues I discussed might be of interest to Hoosiers as we think about our state’s economy. I began by sharing what the state’s Constitution says about education: “Knowledge and learning, general diffused throughout a community, being essential to the preservation of […]

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Riverview Energy air permit approved by IDEM

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has approved an air permit for Riverview Energy to build a $2.5 billion coal-to-diesel plant in Dale. The company plans to build the first U.S. direct coal-hydrogenation project in Dale. Riverview plans to bring the plant to more than 500 acres of land annexed into the town in 2017. […]

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New race challenges teams to 6 hours of endurance running

DC Multisport announced a new race for Dubois County. The “Parklands 6-Hour Endurance Relay” is an endurance run set along the scenic paved trails of Jasper’s newly developed Parklands. The race is scheduled for July 27, 2019. After the event, Schnitz Pub & Brewery will open early and have some live entertainment that evening. Similar […]

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Schneider sentenced to 85 years for murder

Dubois County Circuit Court Judge Nathan Verkamp sentenced Kyle Schneider to 85 years in prison for the murder of Chloie Lubbehusen in a St. Anthony home earlier this year.  Schneider received a sentence of six years recently for a Level 4 felony count of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon bringing his […]

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8th Annual Heartland Half Marathon registration open; Cash prizes to top 3 male & female half marathoners

The eighth annual Heartland Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, September 21. The event will once again include a half marathon, 5K, and team challenge. Cash prizes will be given to the top three male and female half marathon finishers. First place will receive $500, second place $250, and third place $100. The races will […]

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Ida Hagan: A life of firsts documented by family friend

Glenda Steele, a former St. Henry resident and awarded journalist, has created a documentary piece that highlights the life of a remarkable Dubois County native, Ida Hagan. Ida Hagan Ida was a resident of the Pinkston Freedom Settlement. The settlement, located near the current location of the Huntingburg Conservation Club, was founded by her great-grandfather, […]

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Six interns added to City of Jasper roster for the summer

The City of Jasper has hired six interns for the summer of 2019 to aid in community projects in the coming months. Internships offered by the city are set to assist with career development by providing dynamic work experiences that provide young adults with opportunities to explore their interests and develop professional skills and abilities […]

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