Today's News

  • Krempp Gallery showcases Herald photographs

    JASPER – The Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center will present The Dubois County Herald for the month of February. The exhibition, titled “The Moment: Photojournalism of The Herald,” features award-winning photographs taken by The Herald’s nationally recognized photojournalists. The photographs, spanning 35 years, are captured moments that tell visual stories about local people and life.

  • Sisters’ program to explore Jesus’ Gospel journey

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem in the Gospel of Luke,” on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:45 a.m. EST until 3:45 p.m. in the Monastic Dining Room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Bill would promote savings accounts for disabled Hoosiers

    Erin Houchin

    State Senator District 47


    Most financial advisers recommend saving approximately three to six months of expenses in case of unexpected emergencies. This session, I am working to advance legislation that would help disabled Hoosiers build a healthy savings account.

  • Snow brings back ice cream memories; recipes included

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    Winter storm Jonas, which gained the name “Snowzilla,” caused much hardship for many as it swept across the Midwest to the east coast.

    No storm is a good thing, but for some it has its perks, especially if it drops just a few inches of fresh, white stuff in your area.

  • The Way Down Wanderers to Perform at annual ‘Halfway to the Folk Fest’ event

    FERDINAND – The Way Down Wanderers are the featured act for the annual “Halfway to the Folk Fest” lineup announcement and fundraiser on March 19.  Local and regional singer-songwriter Bethany Boeglin will perform a brief opening set.

    The show will be held at Ferdinand’s American Legion in the family-friendly back hall.  Doors will open at 6 p.m., Boeglin will perform at 7:30 p.m., and The Way Down Wanderers will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m. All times are Eastern.

  • Attorney General Zoeller: File taxes now to avoid fraud

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to file their taxes as soon as possible this year to avoid fraud.

    Tax-related scams are growing in popularity, with fraudsters taking advantage of complicated tax processes and using fear tactics to victimize well-intentioned taxpayers.

    Tax Identity Theft

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  • Photo contest celebrates historic resources

    Help celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial this year by participating in the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology’s annual photo contest to recognize Historic Preservation Month in May.

  • Amending soil for garden preparation

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    The rules on amending soil have changed over the years. Part of the change relates to the fact that good soil is hard to come by in new developments where enormous earth moving equipment is used to level trees and land. This equipment not only removes valuable topsoil, it also compacts the subsoil and kills much of the living organisms that make up a healthy soil system.

  • Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann to be speaker at 2016 Lincoln Day program

    LINCOLN CITY – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will be the featured speaker at the annual Lincoln Day program on Sunday, Feb. 7.

    The program will begin at 2 p.m. CST and will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City.

    The 2016 Lincoln Day program will include presentation of the colors by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, special music, and other ceremonial activities to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln and his family. There are several new exhibits in the visitor center as well.