2022 Huntingburg State of the City

Mayor Steve Schwinghamer published the annual State of the City address on Youtube Tuesday. He highlighted some of the city’s accomplishments over the past year. They included: Acquiring a $5 million grant to update the city’s water treatment facility. Acquiring the Maple Park property from the Southwest Dubois County School Corporation in a trade. They…

Sermersheim files for Dubois County Prosecutor office

Republican Beth E. Sermersheim has announced her candidacy for Dubois County Prosecutor. She officially filed to seek the office on January 7, 2022. Sermersheim, 35, has been a deputy prosecutor in Dubois County for more than 10 years, having served as the Chief Deputy Prosecutor in Dubois County since 2015.  Prosecutor Anthony Quinn, who recently…

Quinn files to run for Dubois County Superior Court Judge

Anthony Quinn has filed to run for Dubois County Superior Court Judge. Quinn filed paperwork Jan. 7 and is seeking the Republican Party nomination.  State Senator Mark Messmer recently expressed his support for Quinn’s candidacy.  “I have gotten to know Anthony Quinn quite well both personally and professionally during his time as Prosecutor.  I know…

Alex Hohl files for election to Dubois County Council District 4

Dubois County Councilman Alex Hohl announced he will seek election subject to the May Republican Primary election.  Alex Hohl was selected to represent District 4 (Patoka and Cass Townships) filling a vacancy created by the resignation of longtime Councilman Jerry Hunefeld. He has served since 2020 on the seven-member fiscal body of county government. He also serves…

Midterm election information

This year is the midterm election meaning Dubois County voters will have an opportunity to vote for candidates representing them in several county, township and state positions as well as the seats for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives 8th District. The filing time period is now open for candidates. The deadline for filing for…

Jasper Chamber set to celebrate two new businesses

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce is celebrating two businesses in Jasper with upcoming ribbon-cutting events. The public is invited to join in welcoming the new businesses to Jasper and Dubois County. On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 11 a.m. the chamber will host a ribbon-cutting at the Jasper Train Depot for Lasting Order, a professional…

Senator Messmer files for reelection

Republican State Senator Mark Messmer filed for reelection in Senate District 48, which includes of Pike and Spencer counties and portions of Dubois, Gibson, Knox, and Warrick counties. Beginning in November 2022, following last year’s redistricting, District 48 will include all of Crawford, Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike and Spencer counties. “As a member of the…

Group holding Mid-States Corridor meeting

The Coalition Against the Mid-States Corridor project will hold a public meeting on Tuesday,January 11, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. EST at the Vincennes University Jasper Campus Innovation, Technology and Manufacturing Building in the Technology Auditorium. Per VUJC policy, face masks are required. Organizers will be sharing an update on the project, facts on why…

One death, 87 new Covid cases in Dubois County

The Indiana State Department of Health reported another death in Dubois County on Thursday bringing the total number of Dubois County residents deaths attributed to Covid-19 up to 151. Along with the two new deaths, the state also recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County bringing the total number of cases up to 9,750…