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Ford Vehicles Investigated for Engine Problems

If you drive a Ford Escape or Mercury Mariner SUV or Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2009 through 2011 model years, you’ll want to be aware of a potential problem with stalling or surging engines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating nearly 725,000 Ford cars and SUVs. Reports MORE >

Scooter Recall

Dynacraft BSC Inc. has voluntarily recalled certain motor scooters sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Toys “R” Us Inc. as they might accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. About 5,500 electric battery-operated city scooters with purple and black Monster High graphics are being MORE >

Dubois County Council Hears About Land Issues

The Dubois County Commissioners made an appearance at the County Council meeting Monday afternoon supply an update on the 4H Fairgrounds access road construction. Commissioner Larry Volmer told the Council that the new access road, which will run off of 50 East and provide an emergency access to the park through the campground will be MORE >

Greater Jasper School Board Hears Need for Softball Field House

The Greater Jasper School Board listened to Jasper Girls Softball Coach Matt Pryor and Boosters Club President Jay Baker along with John Krempp during Monday night’s meeting as they presented the need for a new training facility to help with the growing demand for the sport in the Jasper area. Pryor asked the Board to MORE >

Greater Jasper School Board Meeting from Feb 25th

The Greater Jasper School Board met Monday night and heard from Ireland Elementary on their school improvement plans. Principal Ray Mehling along with four of his teachers, Ryan Erny, Lisa Kincer and Shannon Bauer and Darlene Ziegler made the presentation. After the meeting we spoke with Erny who gave us his assessment of their improvement MORE >

Ford Vehicles Investigated for Engine Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will investigate problems with stalling or surging engines in nearly 725,000 Ford cars and SUVs. The probe affects Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs and Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2009 through 2011 model years. The vehicles can unexpectedly go into “limp mode” at MORE >

Dubois County Council Meeting from February 25th

The Dubois County Council met Monday for their regular meeting and heard requests from the Dubois County Highway Department for over $400,000.00 in equipment needed to maintain and repair roads in the county. County Highway Superintendent Steve Berg asked for 3 single axle dump trucks with dump beds and lift kits, along with 6 salt MORE >

February 26th 8 am Newscast

Here’s the 8 am newscast on WITZ.  Click on the link below to listen: Feb26EightAmNewscast

Jasper Mayor Talks About Economic Development with Germany

Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz says its time to develop an economic and business link with Germany.  During his State of the City address on Thursday at the Rotary Club meeting, Mayor Seitz took a question concerning the sisters City program with Pfaffenweiller, Germany.   Seitz made it clear that he is motivated to find out MORE >

Dubois County 9-1-1 Director Suspended

The Dubois County Herald is reporting this morning that the DC Commissioners Thursday suspended 9-1-1 Director Janice Love due to the recent incident in which the emergency tornado sirens did not sound when they were activated. The action took place during Thursday’s Commissioners meeting and came after Commissioner Larry Volmer reported getting a lot of MORE >

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