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A Friend’s House nets $50K from The Lutheran Foundation

A Friend’s House, a residential facility for women on Bluffton’s south side, has received a $50,000 grant from the Fort Wayne-based Lutheran Foundation to use for operating expenses in 2014. The grant was announced...

Sad daffodils

Sad daffodils

April snow showers flatten the flowers as this daffodil attests to this morning.

Candidates have a say at first forum

Candidates have a say at first forum

A multitude of different topics, including historically controversial ones, were covered during the first of two candidate forums this week.

Board delays BHES expansion

Vote on necessary HVAC, roofing repairs set for April 28

Ossian council OKs list of streets for summer repaving

Poor Ossian finds itself in the same predicament as other communities around the state — too many streets in poor condition and not enough cash in the budget to fix them all.

Winter drops back in for another visit

The official first day of spring was Thursday, March 20.

Fire hits residence on 250N

Fire hits residence on 250N

An electrical short started a small fire in a bedroom at 2724E-250N Saturday evening after a busy 24 hours for the Bluffton Fire Department.

CAC auction takes in $10K

CAC auction takes in $10K

Dozens of umbrellas were unfurled as decorations for the annual spring benefit auction and dinner for the Wells County Creative Arts Council Saturday night.

Tossing for a cause

Tossing for a cause

Fundraiser for the family of Chris “Taco” Killingbeck held

SLIDE SHOW: Tri Kappa High School Art Show

SLIDE SHOW: Tri Kappa High School Art Show

Click here to take in the scenes from the Tri Kappa show Sunday at the Arts Commerce and Visitors Centre.

Join the Navy, see the world, get hitched, and live happily ever after in Ossian

Join the Navy, see the world, get hitched, and live happily ever after in Ossian

They met on a blind date while both served in the Navy. Jill and Jim Queener had pursued medical careers in the Navy, living at various locales around the...

INDOT to host South Main Street meeting April 24

Representatives of the Indiana Department of Transportation are coming back to Bluffton to discuss the agency’s plans to rehabilitate Ind. 1/South Main Street south of Spring Street.

Bluffton police report on their numbers for ’13

Bluffton Police Chief Tammy Schaffer has presented – and detailed – her last annual report.

City’s garage sale will officially be 3 days; registrations due April 24

This is not last year’s citywide garage sale. Then again, it might be.

He’s back in the show

He’s back in the show

Ed Higgins of the ‘South Pacific’ movie will be in WCT production

Flower child

Flower child

Ossian Elementary student Hayden Double celebrates spring

Major changes coming to state’s criminal law

Prosecutor says revisions designed to send ‘serious’ and repeat offenders to jail for longer sentences

2 forums for candidates set next week

There is one contested county-level primary race, and there are two forums at which the candidates will appear next week.

Test subjects

Test subjects

Roy Johnson and Democrat representative Stacia Henderson test the voting machines

2 hurt in crash near Murray

Two Bluffton residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning when the driver swerved to miss a cardboard box and hit a tree instead.

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