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Huntingburg tornado siren not working

As a result of the testing of the Dubois county sirens March 19, 2019, officials have found that the siren located next to Southridge High School in Huntingburg is currently not in service. The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency has notified Federal Field Services and they will be inspecting the siren and working to repair […]

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Deputies seeking stolen SUV

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help from the public in locating a silver 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe that was taken from the St. Anthony area. The Tahoe was believed to be stolen from the area of 5870 East County Road 650 South near St. Anthony. The truck’s license plate number is AAK301 and […]

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Schmett recognized as conservation farmer of the year

The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District presents an annual award to a Dubois County farmer who uses good soil and water conservation practices on their farm and puts extra effort into conserving natural resources. During the SWCD’s Annual Meeting held at Venue 1408 in Huntingburg on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, Tim Robinette, Senior […]

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Smock awarded first Friend of Conservation award

Dubois County has many champions of conservation, so Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District decided to create an award to recognize their efforts. On February 5th, at the 73rd SWCD Annual Meeting held at Venue 1408 in Huntingburg, Alan Smock was presented with the first annual Friend of Conservation award. Smock grew up on […]

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Brames family presented Forest Stewardship award

Tom and Louise Brames were presented the OFS Forest Stewardship Award by Scott Reckelhoff, property manager of OFS during Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District’s (SWCD) Annual Meeting held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Venue 1408 in Huntingburg. Dubois County contains many acres of highly erodible land; steep ground for which the best […]

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Huntingburg Disc Golf

Niehaus Park’s new disc golf course meanders around and through the 18 acres of the park located next to State Road 64. Created by a group from the 2018 Dubois County Leadership Academy, the course offers plenty of challenge and variety, according to players.

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Garden Gate Festival announces date and entertainment lineup

The Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine, & Craft Beer Festival takes place Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Market Street Park in Huntingburg, Indiana. Highlights include food trucks, art vendors, beer and wine gardens, and two stages of live music. Headlining this year’s festival is the Indianapolis-based Cathy Morris Band. Bokeh Big Band, Olney Central College, […]

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Dubois County farms presented Hoosier Homestead Award

Three Dubois County farms were recognized with the Hoosier Homestead Award. The annual award was presented last week by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler at the Indiana Statehouse. “Agriculture is very much a family affair, with roughly 97 percent of farms family-owned and operated nationwide,” Crouch said. […]

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Bosco Youth Ministry announces new executive director

The St. John Bosco Youth Ministry announced Jacqueline Ripberger will succeed Angie Greulich as the new executive director. St. John Bosco Youth Ministry leads youth closer to Christ, deepens their Catholic Faith and empowers youth to be disciples of Jesus Christ. The ministry is a collaborative effort of the Catholic Parishes in Jasper–Holy Family, Precious […]

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Historical Society presents “Flags on the Indiana Frontier” as part of annual meeting

The Dubois County Historical Society will host a presentation entitled “Flags on the Indiana Frontier” at its Spring Meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019.   The meeting will be held at the Dubois County Museum, 2704 N. Newton St., Jasper, Indiana.   A buffet dinner, business meeting, an election of officers and a program begin at 6:30 […]

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Pallets of Pfaffeneiler wine arrive Tuesday

Sister Cities of Jasper, Inc. and the Jasper Partnership Commission are announced that the first three pallets of Pfaffenweiler Wines will arrive on Tuesday, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant. Carrol Wine & Spirits from Fishers, Indiana will be delivering the wine and it will be distibuted to local businesses. Three specialty […]

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