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Huntingburg Council: Solar park push-back heard from residents

The potential construction of a solar park on city-owned land is receiving some push-back from neighbors to the proposed project. During Monday night’s Huntingburg City council meeting, Steve Beck, who lives on Northview Drive near the proposed site at Chestnut and Phoenix Drive, addressed the council last night with concerns about the solar park. “I’ve spoken […]

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Huntingburg Council reviews lock box ordinance

The Huntingburg Common Council reviewed an ordinance that would require new buildings to install lock boxes containing keys to the building. The boxes would be added to newly constructed commercial or industrial buildings, multi-family residential structures, nursing homes and healthcare facilities. Additionally, any existing buildings in the city that are renovated, added to, or repaired […]

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2014 Huntingburg Herbstfest Schedule

The Huntingburg Herbstfest opens Thursday at 5 p.m. and culminates with the parade this Sunday. More information can be found here. Thursday, September 25 5:00 p.m. Craft Show/Flea Market Main Shelter House 5:00 p.m. Food & Game Booths Open Midway 5:00 p.m. Carnival Rides Open Midway 5-9 p.m Music by “Overdrive” Midway Stage 6:00–9:30 p.m. […]

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New Huntingburg Planning Director hired

The City of Huntingburg has hired Paul Lake as  the new planning director for the city. He replaces Rich Hazlewood who officially retired August 22 after serving the city for 15 years. Lake’s first day on the job is September 29. He most recently served as Executive Director of Pike County Economic Growth and Development […]

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IACT 2014 Financial Management Award goes to Huntingburg’s Thomas Dippel

Huntingburg Clerk-Treasurer Thomas Dippel received the 2014 Financial Management Award from the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT).  Dippel was honored during the IACT Presidents’ Reception earlier this week at the IACT Annual Conference & Exhibition in Fort Wayne. The Financial Management Award is given to a finance officer or administrator who has made […]

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Huntingburg Public Works and Safety meeting September 4, 2014

Street Superintendent Jason Stamm notified the Huntingburg Board of Public Works that two homeowners were contesting paying for the installation of new curbs and gutters on Clay Street near Race and Tenth Street. The city splits the cost of the project between the city and the homeowner. According to Stamm, the homeowner pays the contractors […]

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Huntingburg Common Council meeting notes July 10, 2014

Huntingburg Common Council held the first meeting for July on Thursday and took the following actions. Mayor Denny Spinner addressed concerns about low flying crop dusters brought to the council at the June 26 meeting. A resident, Fred Allen, addressed the council about low-flying planes and helicopters over his residence on Chestnut while they spray […]

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City-powered renovation will save money

The City of Huntingburg will save considerable money on the Emergency Services building project by completing the renovation using city employees, rather than a contractor. Huntingburg Power Utility Superintendent John Reutepohler told the Huntingburg Common Council he was taken back by the $190,000 quote to renovate the old (no one has been able to verify […]

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Huntingburg to consider pet pig ordinance

The Huntingburg Common Council agreed to examine the city’s ordinances regarding expanding the definition of pets to include pot belly pigs. Michael and Allison Bauer, residents at Jacob’s Court, appeared at the council meeting Thursday evening to appeal on behalf of their pet Vietnamese Pot Belly pig, Bailey. According to Michael, the couple purchased the pig about […]

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City of Huntingburg drivers finish in annual competition’s top 10

Huntingburg — Two Huntingburg Transit drivers, Judy Fitch and Suzanne Patberg, recently competed in the Indiana Council on Specialized Transportation (INCOST)’s 23rd annual Transportation ROADEO. Fitch finished 9th and Patberg finished 5th. Twenty transit drivers from across Indiana participated in the day-long competition held on Saturday, April 12, 2014. During the ROADEO, drivers are judged on driving […]

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Mayor and Superintendent to speak at Huntingburg Chamber event Thursday

Mayor Denny Spinner and Southwest School Corporation Superintendent Mike Eineman are slated to speak at the upcoming Business Education event. The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the sixth round of its Business Education Series on Thursday, June 19th from 8:00-9:00 a.m. This event will take place at the Huntingburg’s Old Town Hall located […]

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Huntingburg to pay Farbest nearly $484,000

The City of Huntingburg will pay Farbest Foods $483,540.14 for overages the city billed the company for its natural gas usage. The city determined they had been overcharging the company due to an issue with a meter and the protocol the city uses to determine customers’ bills. According to John Rutepolher, energy superintendent, the meter […]

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Woman arrested for auto theft

Huntingburg — Huntingburg police arrested Christina Kamman, 35, of Monroe City, Ind., for auto theft Wednesday at about 3:35 p.m. According to police, they received a report of a 2003 Ford Explorer missing from 513 S. Chestnut St. Wednesday at about 4:06 a.m. The victims, Kenneth Ferguson and Michelle Kirk of the same address, reported that […]

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Former mayor Kemp receives chamber’s 2014 Golden Leaf Award

Former Huntingburg mayor Gail Kemp received the Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce 2014 Golden Leaf Award on Tuesday during the chamber’s 20th annual luncheon. A large crowd was on hand at the event held at the Huntingburg Event Center Tuesday. Keynote speaker Paul Page, the famed Indy 500 announcer, held the audience’s attention for 40 minutes […]

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