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Suspect in bank robbery here ID’d, arrested

Suspect in bank robbery here ID’d, arrested

Union City man, Kevin Schulz, believed to have been involved in three or four other bank robberies in area

Wednesday night’s topic: What does Bluffton’s south side need?

If you live on the south side of Bluffton, Tim Ehlerding and those considering uses for the former Wells Community Hospital building are interested in hearing from you Wednesday night.

County Council winds down budget reviews

The members of the Wells County Council concluded their formal review of the county’s 2016 budget Thursday night.

Cherry, South streets will be closed at tracks

Two more streets in Bluffton will be closed next week for railroad maintenance.

PNC bank robbed in downtown Bluffton

PNC bank robbed in downtown Bluffton

The PNC Bank branch in downtown Bluffton was robbed Thursday afternoon. Police were called to the bank, 304 W. Market St., just before 4 p.m. Investigators...

VIDEO: Putting a lid on it

VIDEO: Putting a lid on it

Crews used a crane Thursday to place a lid on a digester facility at Bluffton’s wastewater treatment plant. The process took about an hour. There is one...

Bulk of Main Street paving work to be done at night

Work on repaving Main Street from the Crosbie Bridge to Spring Street will begin soon. But the bigs news: the milling and repaving work, slated to begin immediately after the annual Bluffton Free Street Fair, will be...

Here we go

Here we go

New school year, new teachers, new approaches With an influx of new teachers, The News-Banner takes a look at three local teachers who will be in a Bluffton...

Two busy roads closed next week

Ind. 124 closed Monday, Tuesday Wabash Street crossing closed next week

Jazz night The Kevin Piekarski Jazz Trio played Friday during Jazz on the Patio, at the Arts, Commer

Jazz night The Kevin Piekarski Jazz Trio played Friday during Jazz on the Patio, at the Arts, Commer

The Kevin Piekarski Jazz Trio played Friday during Jazz on the Patio, at the Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre. From left are Christopher Rutkowski (piano),...

Bluffton man arrested on federal weapons charges

A Bluffton man is facing federal charges in connection with the alleged sale of a machine gun to an undercover agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Brent Garrett, 38, was arrested at his...

‘Things like this don’t happen in Bluffton’

‘Things like this don’t happen in Bluffton’

Arson aftermath irks couple Sue Kristek feels violated. She’s angry and annoyed, too, which is understandable just days after someone tried to burn down her...

Hovercraft invasion coming to Bluffton

Hovercraft invasion coming to Bluffton

A battalion of hovercrafts is making its way up the Wabash River and expects to arrive in Bluffton Sunday morning.

Dashing for the bubbles

Dashing for the bubbles

Dashing for the bubbles

Board OKs recycling center repairs

Repairs for the recycling center were approved Monday by the Wells County Solid Waste District.

Rising of the river

Rising of the river

Since June 13, the Wabash River has been outside of its banks 70% of the time Part 1 of 2 The Wabash River went over its 10-foot flood stage in Bluffton at...

Looking at plant life on the flood plain

Looking at plant life on the flood plain

The city-owned floodplain north of the Wabash River is living up to its title, as much of the area is submerged. However, that did not stop a three-person team...

A place of honor

A place of honor

A telescoping flagpole was formally dedicated this week at Whicker Field behind Bi-County Services, the place where the “Dream Team” of handicapped...

Fire destroys Mobile Manor home

Fire destroys Mobile Manor home

An investigator from the Indiana Fire Marshal’s office was called in Thursday morning after a fire in the 600 block of Westfield Drive in Bluffton’s Mobile...

Bid was too high; work on trail delayed

The lowest bid for the Interurban Trail came in well over the engineer’s estimate for the project, so the project has been delayed.

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