Commemorating 90 Years Since the Infamous John Dillinger Bank Robbery

Join us for a special event Friday, August 4, at 5 pm on Main Street. Ninety years ago, on August 4th, 1933, the quaint town of Montpelier, Indiana, experienced an event that would forever be etched in its history—the audacious bank robbery led by the notorious John...

Montpelier, Famed For Dillinger Robbery, Building a New Future

Nearly 90 years after infamous outlaw John Dillinger robbed the Montpelier National Bank on Aug. 4, 1933, the Indiana city has taken other hits, including the loss of its elementary school, closed during the recent Blackford County schools consolidation, and the 2022...

Summer Luau Beach Party Back-to-School Event in Montpelier

We are thrilled to announce that Montpelier will be hosting the 18th Annual Back-to-School Summer Luau Beach Party event presented by Smith Insurance Services on July 26th, from 10 am to noon at the Montpelier Civic Center. This exciting carnival, made possible by the...

The Circus is Coming to Montpelier

Step right up, Montpelier! The enchanting world of the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to town, and you won’t want to miss it. On Monday, June 12th, prepare to be dazzled by breathtaking performances and captivating spectacles under the big top. With...

Indiana Michigan Power Update

Starting on May 30th and continuing through August 31st, 2023, depending on weather and other factors, Indiana Michigan Power is expected to be in our area to implement their vegetation management work in their power line right-of-ways.  This maintenance helps ensure...