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Changes sought

BHES aims to help more students through Title 1

BHS wants to beef up security

BHS wants to beef up security

School district officials are again considering options to upgrade the entrance at Bluffton High School to make it more secure for employees and students.

Singing and chili planned for weekend

Chili cookoff on Saturday and sacred music concert on Sunday.

Rivergreenway drive reaches goal

Rivergreenway drive reaches goal

Community fundraising effort nets nearly $146K for upgrade of path along river

City council moves annexation, budget ahead

The Bluffton Common Council pushed ahead with a couple of items of significance Tuesday night — approving on first reading a plan to annex 56 acres on the city’s south side and approving the city’s 2015 budget on...

Bluffton Motor Works will add new line, jobs

Bluffton Motor Works will be adding 50 to 60 new jobs.

Ag leader Jim Schriver dead at 73

Ag leader Jim Schriver dead at 73

Prominent local farmer and civic leader Jim Schriver, 73, died Monday, Oct. 27, at Lutheran Hospital.

Scary times ahead?

Scary times ahead?

Friday is Halloween; Boo in Bluffton, trick-or-treating hours set

Ossian moves to annex land in its new park

Ossian Town Council members moved closer Monday to annexing a section of Archbold-Memorial Park.

LiGHT makes donations to 3 programs

LiGHT makes donations to 3 programs

Members of LiGHT voted Monday evening to fund three agency requests for grants that benefit women and children in Wells County.

SW board candidates address issues during forum

On a night that was great for harvesting corn and soybeans, it was probably no surprise to anyone in the agriculture-dominated Southern Wells community that the school board candidate forum was sparsely attended —...

Cast announced for WCT’s performances of ‘White Christmas’

The cast for the Wells Community Theatre’s performance of the musical “White Christmas,” to be presented as a fundraiser for the Wells County Creative Arts Council, has been announced by director Sue Coolman.

Block party fun

Block party fun

Marshmallows

Ouabache’s Wonderland of Lights set for 2nd year

The Wonderland of Lights will return to the Ouabache State Park next month for a month-long run.

Fire damages residence in Mobile Manor

Fire destroyed a mobile home at 816 Greenlawn Ave. in Mobile Manor Sunday morning.

Taking the test

Taking the test

Marcia Surine works with Jim Hoag during the Wells County Health Fair

NWCS committee tasked with looking ahead

School leaders are trying to see the future — the portion that affects Northern Wells Community Schools, anyway.

B-H school board candidates’ forum set Thursday evening

The Bluffton-Harrison Middle School PTO will host a forum for school board candidates at 7 p.m. Thursday.

City gets $188K grant for Roush Park upgrades

Plans to renovate Roush Park will move forward, city officials announce nearly 18 months after a matching federal grant was filed.

House saved, but garage damaged

House saved, but garage damaged

500S-200E fire cause undetermined

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