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Bluffton NOW! group considers downtown ideas

Bluffton NOW! group considers downtown ideas

More than 30 area residents attended the Thursday evening presentation by the Bluffton NOW! gathering at the Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre.

Man gets 10 years in prison

Man gets 10 years in prison

Court documents state he stole his neighbors’ possessions

Something’s missing

Something’s missing

Something’s missing

Wells graduation rates better than state’s

High school graduation rates in Wells County again have exceeded the state average.

E-learning’s challenges

NWCS discusses system that may make snow days obsolete

Mail carrier’s vehicle careens through Bluffton subdivision

Mail carrier’s vehicle careens through Bluffton subdivision

A Bluffton postal worker took a wild ride in the Bell Brook addition Wednesday morning after some objects fell onto the dual accelerator of the car she uses to...

Bluffton NOW! effort catches the eye of Bluffton middle schoolers

As an ambitious effort to rethink and reshape Bluffton’s downtown moves forward, the expansive project is drawing interest from community members.

Little Sweetheart Contest to return

In mid-January it was reported that the annual Little Sweetheart Contest had been cancelled.

Numbers given for Bluffton, Ossian recycling efforts

Bluffton and Ossian residents are recycling a higher percentage of what they’re throwing away, and they’re recycling more pounds of materials each week, according to figures compiled by Republic Services.

‘We need welders’

‘We need welders’

Area high schools will offer certified training

Funeral held for 3-year-old Owen Collins

Three-year-old Owen Collins, whose body was found in a wooded area the evening of Jan. 18, was finally laid to rest Tuesday.

Remodel or replace? City’s water plant will be studied

Remodel or replace? City’s water plant will be studied

The city is paying for a study to determine the future of its 50-year-old water filtration plant.

Ossian plans to promote park, community

It seems like a daunting task, but turning Ossian’s Archbold-Wilson Memorial Park into a recreational area that draws people from the region is possible, assured Heather Presley-Cowan and Ryan Chasey of High...

One injured in Ossian crash

One injured in Ossian crash

A crash shortly before noon on Ossian’s south side Monday sent a rural Decatur woman to Lutheran Hospital.

Legislation, onsite systems may ease RSD’s woes

The members of the Wells County Regional Sewer District board could soon be happily out of business.

Ellis to give ‘State of the City’ March 12

Ellis to give ‘State of the City’ March 12

Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis will give his annual State of the City address at noon Thursday, March 12.

Ossian brings park inside town limits

Ossian grew by 65.64 acres Monday night.

Barker talks finances, hoping state money keeps up with inflation

Per-student state funding for the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District has not kept pace with inflation, Superintendent Wayne Barker said Monday.

Reading, writing, ’rithmetic

Reading, writing, ’rithmetic

Mahan and Holdman discuss education during town hall meeting in Montpelier

Ehlerding talks programs’ application

Ehlerding talks programs’ application

A proposal from Gov. Mike Pence to fund an initiative that encourages regional partnerships has support from lawmakers statewide – albeit limited, depending...

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