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Huntingburg Board of Zoning Activities

  Matt Crane with the Dubois County Free Press reports that:   Ferdinand based Progressive Investment Company’s request to change the zoning of an empty field on 22nd Street from residential to business led to a full house at Monday’s Board of Zoning Appeals meeting in Huntingburg. Residents on the north side of 22nd are concerned about MORE >

Weekend Marching Band Results

September 26, 2016   The Jasper Marching Wildcats finished 2nd at Avon over the weekend marching band competition in Class B. The finish was a positive showing for the Jasper’s program called “Mid-Autumn Night’s Dream” in face of competition that they are likely to see in the state finals on October 29th at Lucas Oil MORE >

Dubois County Council Debates Change in Pay

September 27, 2016   A federal mandate in how salaried employees are compensated has caused a big discussion at the county level. It comes from to the requirement to re-classify exempt vs. non-exempt employees. Non-exempt are employees that are eligible for overtime pay when they work over 40 hours per week. The federal mandate seeks MORE >

Jim Knust, 76 of Ferdinand

A funeral service for 76 year old Jim Knust of Ferdinand will be held Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 10 am at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 2 until 8 pm Wednesday, and again Thursday from 7 to 9:30 am at the funeral home.

Jasper Common Council Meeting

September 22, 2016   The Jasper Common Council held four public hearings in Wednesday night’s meeting and passed one resolution and four ordinances in a meeting that took just less than an hour. The Council held a hearing and passed Resolution 2016-8 for a tax abatement for Empire Enterprises LLC, on the property at 13th and MORE >

Kelloggs Recall of Eggo Whole Wheat Waffles

September 21, 2016 From WLKY, Louisville: Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria. The waffles were sold in 25 states, including Indiana. Listeria can cause serious and even deadly infections. It primarily affects the elderly, pregnant women, newborns and MORE >

Northeast Dubois Schools Experiences Drop in Student Population

September 21, 2016   In the all-important category of student population numbers Superintendent Bill Hochgesang reported to the Northeast Dubois School Board of Trustees Tuesday night that they are down this year. Minus 17 since February’s count. Minus 30 since last September. The reduction in students means a loss in income of $118,840.00 from last MORE >

Absentee Ballots for Election Mailed Out

September 20, 2016   This note from Dubois County Clerk Bridgette Jarboe: they are mailing out absentee ballots today for anyone who has submitted an absentee application for the 2016 election. The election is on Tuesday, November 8th.

Broeker to Run for Re-election to SW School Board

September 20, 2016   In an email to WITZ News, Michael Broeker says he will run for re-election to the SW Dubois School Board of Trustees in November. Broeker says, “I am wanting to continue to help with the success of our school corporation and serve the people of Southwest Dubois County.” Broeker is seeking MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Meeting

September 20, 2016   Dubois County Free Press The Jasper Utility Service Board approved a contract with Umbaugh Associates not to exceed $75,000.00 to conduct a full cost of service study for the Electric Department. The last time the study was completed for the Electric Department was in 2007. Electric Commissioner Wayne Schuetter told the MORE >

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