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Ferdinand planned power outage this Sunday

The Ferdinand Electric Department is notifying the public of a planned power outage this Sunday morning as part of the department’s transition to a new electric sub-station. Power will be off Sunday morning from 4 until 8 a.m. and will affect most customers located between 5th and 18th streets. Customers not impacted by the outage […]

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Opinion: The causes and effects of this growing trade war

Over the summer, Indiana’s economy showed clear signs of weakening. This same story played out across the manufacturing and farming-intensive states of the Midwest. To be sure, it is still easy to paint a rosy picture of our economy. Jobs are plentiful, pay has finally begun to rise and tax coffers are full. We are […]

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Jasper K-Mart included in list of closures as part of Sears bankruptcy

The K-Mart store in Jasper is on a long list of stores that plan to close nationwide as part of the Sears bankruptcy deal, according to multiple national news organizations. The Jasper store is located at 723 3rd Avenue. A manager at K-Mart in Jasper told WITZ Radio News they had not heard anything from the […]

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Get rid of old medications this Saturday, October 27

Be a part of the addiction solution in Dubois County; bag medications and dispose of them at the Dubois County Medication Collection on Saturday, October 27, 2018, as part of the DEA National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Event. The Jasper State Police Post, located at 2209 Newton Street, will host the collection from 10:00 a.m. […]

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Huntingburg’s Market Street Park opens

Despite a rainy Friday evening, Huntingburg officials, residents and state representatives gathered for the dedication of the city’s newest park. Situated between Third and Fourth streets and Main and Geiger streets, the park accentuates the city’s iconic Old Town Hall and creates a gathering place for residents. Staggered covered parking that doubles as sheltered area […]

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Investigation: Inmate found dead

Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at the Dubois County Security Center Jail officers found Jerry O. Frick, 51, of Huntingburg, unresponsive Saturday at 3:36 a.m. while making rounds. Frick had been alone in his cell. Officer immediately administered CPR and used an AED to attempt to resuscitate Frick while waiting for emergency medical […]

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Water project forces city to shut down water (updated)

Update: Water restored at about 12:55 p.m. Due to unforeseen conditions involving the U.S. 231 Water Project, the Jasper Municipal Water Department is shutting off the water immediately in the following locations: The Courthouse Square Newton Street from 4th-9th Streets Clay Street from 5th-7th Streets Sixth Street from Bartley- Newton This temporary shut-off should last […]

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Food Inspection reports: September 5 to October 2

The following inspection reports are from inspections conducted from September 5 to October 2. Inspection results from the Dubois County Health Department are published publicly after the restaurants and food stores have had 10 days to respond. Violations are corrected on the day of the inspection unless otherwise noted. If you have questions or concerns, […]

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Honor and Remember Jeep Ride raises $12,000 for local fire departments

Sternberg Automotive Group of Jasper and Seufert Construction of Ferdinand will present all 12 Dubois County Fire Departments with a donation totaling $12,000 from the Honor and Remember Jeep Ride fundraiser held on September 16th hosted by Sternberg Automotive Group.  Both companies along with members of the 12 county fire departments will be present for […]

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Holiday World investing $5.5 million in improvements, additions

Holiday World’s iconic Kringle’s Kafe will serve its final customers on October 28, as construction of the new Santa’s Merry Marketplace begins in November. “We’re ramping up the theming and the menus for next season,” says park president Matt Eckert. “Santa’s Merry Marketplace is nearly 50 percent larger than Kringle’s and will include more menu […]

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INDOT, Midstates Corridor RDA agreement launches environmental study for regional corridor

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced the agency finalized a partnership agreement with the recently-formed Midstates Regional Development Authority (RDA) to review the concept of a highway in rural southwest Indiana. The agreement permits INDOT and the Mid-States RDA to move forward together on a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Midstates Corridor. […]

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