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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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Huntingburg Council dedicates funding to Midstate Corridor study

The Huntingburg Common Council approved contributing $350,000 to the Tier One study being conducted by the Midstate Corridor Regional Development Authority (RDA). The funds will come from the city’s economic development income taxes and will be paid in 2020 and 2021. According to Mayor Denny Spinner, the agreement allows the city to replenish the EDIT […]

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Dynamic country group coming to the Astra Theatre October 12th

Farewell Angelina will bring their heart-stopping harmonies and blazing double violins and guitars to the Astra Theatre Friday, October 12, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. The performance, presented by Jasper Community Arts, will feature the all-female group named after a haunting Bob Dylan song. Farewell Angelina’ powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and badass multi-instrumentalists have earned soaring […]

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‘Give Where You Live!’ supports Jasper arts and literacy initiatives

The second annual ‘GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE!’ day of giving campaign aimed at supporting arts’ and literacy initiatives in Jasper will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018, with activities planned for the entire day. This year’s campaign will specifically benefit programming at the Jasper Public Library, stage equipment at the Jasper Arts Center, and […]

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Man arrested after rolling truck on Mill Street

Jasper police arrested a Jasper man after he rolled his truck on Mill Street and then fled the scene on foot Tuesday afternoon. Police responded to the report of a rolled over truck on Mill Street near Streicher Construction at about 1:26 p.m. When they arrived, witnesses at the scene said the driver had climbed from […]

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Wilstem to offer grizzly encounters

Wilstem Ranch in French Lick is adding Jeff “the bear man” Watson, and his famous grizzly bears Bob and Screech. Watson and the bears will be opening at Wilstem on October 20th. Jeff, Bob, and Screech have been featured on a six-part documentary on Animal Planet called Project Grizzly as well as Discovery Channel’s Porter […]

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Six join Saint Meinrad Board of Overseers

The Board of Overseers has added five new members and a returning member to the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad. The board advises President-Rector Fr. Denis Robinson, OSB, on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. […]

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Ferdinand man arrested in crash that injured two

Two people were injured when the scooter they were on was struck on State Road 64 Monday morning east of Bretzville Junction. According to deputies, 39-year-old Shane Schlachter, of Birdseye, was westbound on State Road 64 on a 2014 Kymco Scooter at about 6:38 a.m. with 26-year-old Stephanie Neukam, Birdseye, riding as a passenger. Schlacter was […]

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