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Braun Family Properties Gets Economic Revitalization Area Approved

Jasper businessman Mike Braun is a busy man.   Not only was he just sworn in as the new State Representative for House District 63 Tuesday in Indianapolis, he also appeared before the Jasper Common Council Wednesday night to seek a tax abatement for Braun Family Properties and Meyer Distributing, which is experiencing wild growth MORE >

Discussion on TIF District Crowds Other Issues at Jasper Council Meeting

Will the citizens of Dubois County see tax increases and will there be decreases in funding for county government and other entities like schools and the airport if a TIF district is developed in Jasper? Those questions were discussed last night at the Jasper City Council meeting, where Ed Curtin with CWC Latitudes and Rich MORE >

Astra Theater Plans Revealed

Those were the comments from Dubois County Community Foundation CEO Brad Ward inside of the Astra Theatre in downtown Jasper this morning at 9:30 as he announced a $100,000 matching grant to assist with the purchase and re-purposing of the theater. The matching grant was given to the new non-profit group called “Next Act” which MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Meeting

The Jasper Utility Service Board met Monday night and: Passed a request by Jerry Schitter of the Electric Distribution Department to replace the roof on their building. He submitted a bid from Schmidt Contracting for $35,500.00. It was approved. Utility General Manager Bud Hauersperger read the chemical bid submissions to the City, which were taken under advisement MORE >

Police Activity Report

Officers with Jasper Police arrested 31 year old John Kempf of Jasper Sunday at 11 pm in the 3300 block of Newton Street after they were called about an altercation that occurred after which Kempf had fled on foot. Kempf was located and charged with Battery on another subject along with disorderly conduct and was lodged in MORE >

Jasper Chamber of Commerce Features Kimball Speakers

The annual Jasper Chamber of Commerce luncheon was held Friday at noon at Klubhaus 61 in Jasper. The keynote speakers were new Kimball International Chairman and CEO Bob Schneider, Kimball Electronics Chairman and CEO Don Charron, and outgoing CEO, James Thyen. Each spoke on the strengths of the company going forward. Thyen looked back on MORE >

Inwood Office Furniture to Cease Operations

Glen Sturm, Chairman of Inwood Office Furniture, announced today that the business will cease operations as of November 26th Sturm says in a press release: “as the demand for quality wood private office furniture continues to decline, and because we have a committed purchase for our plant and land, I regret to announce that Inwood MORE >

Jasper Dubois County Contractual Library Board Meetings

The Jasper Library Board is very aware that public sentiment runs deep against choosing the south Newton Street location as a future site for the library. It was discussed at the meeting last night and the board appears to agree with that feeling. Which direction to take, though, is still a murky issue. The board MORE >

Lisa Miller on Aspen Murder Case

WITZ News presents a feature story on former Jasper Police Detective Lisa Miller who now lives in western Colorado. Listen to this 5 minute story on her involvement in a high-profile murder case in Aspen.

Southeast Dubois Schools Issues Plea to State of Indiana

The cry for a fairer funding formula for all school systems in Indiana was heard loud and clear at the Southeast Dubois School Board meeting Wednesday night as the board members signed a resolution designed to send a message to state of Indiana legislators as they prepare to start the biennial budget session in January. MORE >

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