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Dubois County (NNDC):

The City of Huntingburg is about to bring free Wi-Fi is now along 4th Street between Geiger and Van Buren Streets.

“Downtown Huntingburg has long been a destination for residents and visitors alike,” says Mayor Spinner. “We feel that offering free Wi-Fi is just another amenity that will attract people from across the region to our community. We are grateful to have a trusted partner in PSC and for their continued investment in our community.”

“High-Speed Huntingburg has launched and fiber optics is now available city wide,” says Jim Dauby, PSC’s President and CEO.

“We look forward to continuing to work with the City of Huntingburg and further investing in this great community.

Free Wi-Fi to those visiting and shopping along historic 4th Street, is just one small way of helping the city attract more people to that area.”

 

 In other News – Spirit of Jasper Train rides: From June 16, 2018 6:00 pm until June 16, 2018 8:30 pm

 address: At Spirit of Jasper Train Depot

Posted by Admin-Dubois

phone: 812-482-5959

website: http://spiritofjasper.com

 

 

 

 

TODAY OFFICIALS AT THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE CALLED FOR AN OZONE ACTION DAY ON FRIDAY JUNE 15TH …IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 11 PM CDT FRIDAY FOR DUBOIS COUNTY.

THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS THE THE PUBLIC CAN TAKE TO REDUCE OZONE FORMING EMISSIONS:

* WALK, BIKE, CARPOOL OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

* AVOID USING THE DRIVE-THROUGH AND COMBINE ERRANDS INTO ONE TRIP.

* AVOID REFUELING YOUR VEHICLE OR USING GASOLINE-POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT UNTIL AFTER 7 PM.

* TURN OFF YOUR ENGINE WHEN IDLING FOR MORE THAN 30 SECONDS.

* CONSERVE ENERGY BY TURNING OFF LIGHTS OR SETTING THE AIR CONDITIONER TO 75 DEGREES OR ABOVE.

 

Mark your calendars

“The city will host a dedication ceremony on Saturday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Pavilion. The official grand opening to the public will be the same day at 1 p.m. The entrance to the park is located on 15th Street across from the National Guard Armory.”

Indiana native wildflowers and grasses featured in the park, it will take a couple years for them to fill out. The vast majority of the 75-acre park will be filled with these native grasses, flowers and trees while 25 acres has been specifically set aside as a natural area in accordance with a grant from the Bicentennial Nature Trust and Indiana Heritage Trust.

The park features about two miles of paved 10-foot wide walking/running/biking trail with outlying crushed gravel paths leading to the many features.

The paved path includes access to four exercise stations, the Kiwanis music playground (which features several large outdoor musical instruments for kids and adults), a multi-level timber construction fort in the woods of the donated 25-acres, a splash pad near the pavilion and a rock playground.

Officials noted that local businesses and organizations have raised over $2 million in donations and didn’t have to make one phone call.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Parkland Waterfall pictured above)

Also today

– St. Henry’s boil order has officially been been lifted, effective as of now.

 

– The public still needs to be aware of several road closesures due to high water from the recent rain.

 

– The Dubois County Bombers drop a close one to the Henderson Flash at League Stadium on Friday night by the score of 4-3.   The Bombers return to action on Saturday at League Stadium and will face the Fulton Railroaders with first pitch set for 7pm.   The XPOGO stunt team will also entertain fans throughout the night with their extreme pogo-ing.

 

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