Food Inspection Reports Nov. 19 to Dec. 4

The following inspection reports are from inspections conducted from November 19 to December 4. 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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Democrats choose new county chair

The Central Committee of the Dubois County Democrats caucused on December 12th at the Jasper Habig Center to fill a recent vacancy in party leadership. Mike Kendall was elected as chairperson for the Dubois County Democrats. Mike has served our community in the past as a member of St. Joseph’s Parish Council, as a lawyer for […]

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Caucus for new mayor will happen before end of year

With Mayor Terry Seitz’s announcement he is resigning at the end of the year, a caucus will be held to determine who will finish out his term. State Senator Mark Messmer, the current chair of the Dubois County Republican party, is organizing the caucus now and anticipates it will be held after Christmas. The caucus […]

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Heart of America Grazing conference scheduled in Ferdinand

Producers interested in improving their grazing management or looking to start a grass-finished beef enterprise should consider attending the Heart of America Grazing Conference January 22 and 23 to hear from leaders in the grazing industry. The Indiana Forage Council is organizing the 2019 conference. The Heart of America Grazing Conference is an annual event […]

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Huntingburg Opry Hall ribbon-cutting today

The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce will celebrate an open house and ribbon cutting for the Huntingburg Opry Hall at 4 p.m. Thursday (today).  The Opry Hall recently underwent some renovations. Their first show of the season will be to a sold-out crowd on Saturday December 15th. Huntingburg Opry hall is located at 312 N. Main St. […]

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Patoka Lake hosting indoor archery lesson

Learn how to aim for the bullseye with an indoor archery lesson at Patoka Lake Saturday, Dec. 15. The lesson is for archers of beginner to intermediate skill level and will begin at 9 a.m. There will be a friendly archery competition at 11:30 a.m. using the skills learned during the event. The lesson is […]

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Pursuit claims life of Charlestown city officer

A Charlestown officer lost his life after crashing his car during a pursuit Wednesday evening. According to Indiana State Police, Clark County Central Dispatch notified the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg of a pursuit involving a suspect vehicle and the Charlestown City Police Department in Clark County, Indiana.  This pursuit continued into Scott County and […]

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ROI invites Indiana Uplands residents to participate in housing survey

Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc. (ROI), is encouraging interested citizens to share their impressions and opinions about the current housing market in the Indiana Uplands. The Uplands includes Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Owen, and Washington Counties. To participate in the study, complete the online survey regarding your perceptions of the current […]

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Letter: Riverview a win-win for area

Thank you to all who attended the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s public hearing regarding the agency’s proposed air permit for Riverview Energy’s innovative direct coal-hydrogenation project in Dale, Ind. After nearly a year of informal community sessions conducted by a small group of well-meaning, but misinformed opponents, the hearing was a productive step in getting concerns and comments out […]

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Letter: IDEM has failed to satisfy its obligations in coal-to-diesel

We believe it’s one of just a couple of coal plants of any kind being proposed now in the U.S. that has a good chance of being built. Earthjustice and other organizations have just called on Indiana to reject the Spencer County plant and have submitted a letter/official comment that explains, “‘The ‘Riverview’ development would […]

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Lego train model on display at Museum

On Saturday, December 15, 10-4pm, all are invited to come see the Christmas LEGO Model Train at the museum. Donnie and Lori Richardson will return to the museum with their model train set made entirely of LEGOs.  Also that day, the museum volunteers will present a 10:30 a.m. storytime for the children with a trains/LEGOs […]

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