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Northeast Dubois School Board Meeting

Northeast Dubois School Superintendent Bill Hochgesang made a recommendation to the school board last night to give him permission to refinance the debt service in the school system to free up capital for major projects that are going un-addressed in the school’s facilities. Hochgesang told the board that the school system was forced to spend MORE >

April 16th 8 am Newscast

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Superintendent of Public Instruction Announces 2012-2013 Four Star Schools

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2012-2013 Tuesday.  In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in three ISTEP-based categories.  A total of 311 schools received the award throughout the state. In our listening area the schools MORE >

Airport Board Meeting

The Dubois County Free Press reports that the Airport Authority Board met last night and: Heard that another resident has purchased a plane and is seeking a space to store it. The board is exploring the construction of a 10-unit t-hangar to accommodate the increased demand for hangar space. The existing hangar space at the MORE >

April 15th 8 am Newscast

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Jobs Expansion Good But Housing Needed

A common problem is cropping up in Dubois County as businesses expand: Few places to live. Masterbrand Cabinets announced last Friday morning that an expansion of their Ferdinand plant will lead to the addition of 262 jobs in two years and $8 million in investment at Plant 22. With the expansion comes the need to MORE >

April 14th 8 am Newscast

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Celestine and Birdseye Fire Departments Assist at Fire

Crawford County Fire Department asked Celestine and Birdseye Fire Departments for assistance at a house fire on Wycliff Road, just south of State Road 164 Saturday morning at 8 am. Tanker support was provided by Birdseye FD.

Masterbrand to Add MORE Jobs at Ferdinand Plant

Masterbrand Cabinets is adding MORE jobs at Plant 22 in Ferdinand in the coming months. President Dave Randich was joined by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Ferdinand Town Council President Ken Sicard last Friday morning to make the announcement. Almost 300 jobs will be added over the next two years along with an $8 million MORE >

Two Arrested on Burglary and Theft Charges in Jasper

Officers with Jasper Police Department were called to the Ramada Inn on Wernsing Road Wednesday at 9:52 am on the report of a break-in and burglary at the business. A JPD report says that during the overnight hours into Wednesday, the bar and officer were broken into and taken in the burglary were various containers MORE >