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Lightning strike damages house

Lightning strike damages house

An early morning lightning strike heavily damaged the Willowbrook Addition home of Daniel and Sarah Bertsch, 311 Greenbriar Drive.

Shaffer claims the crown

Shaffer claims the crown

Jordyn Shaffer is Miss Wells County; Brianna Bolinger is Miss Wells County Teen winner

N-B Video: Dream Team kicks off another season

N-B Video: Dream Team kicks off another season

In its 14th season, the Dream Team provides local children with learning and physical disabilities the chance to play T-ball. Here are some highlights from...

Ossian establishes its first TIF district Tuesday

A historic act was accomplished by members of the Ossian Town Council along with Northern Wells school board member Gene Donaghy late Tuesday afternoon.

APC gives green light to two rezoning bids

Two rezoning requests — one to create a dog park in Bluffton, another to allow a business to make better use of property on Ind. 1 north of Bluffton — were approved by the Wells County Area Plan Commission Thursday...

SLIDE SHOW: Rough and Muddy 5K Run

SLIDE SHOW: Rough and Muddy 5K Run

Click here to watch a slide show from the Saturday, June 28 Bluffton Parks & Rec Rough and Muddy 5K Run.

Refuse-ing to retire

Refuse-ing to retire

Recycling center director Mike Miller says he’ll keep working to continue improvements he started

Down and dirty

Sold-out Soggy Jog, Rough and Muddy events will be held at Ind. 201 and Elm Grove Road Saturday

Judge sends Ind. 1 appraisal back for for new amount

Wells Circuit Court Judge Kent Kiracofe has sent the Bluffton CVS appraisal in the Indiana Department of Transportation lawsuit back to his three court-appointed appraisers.

Abatements get Bluffton council’s OK

The Bluffton Common Council showed its appreciation to four city industries Tuesday and approved a dozen tax abatement compliance forms.

City seeks bids for Hideaway debris removal

The city of Bluffton has been given permission to obtain demolition bids for the rubble formerly known as the Hideaway Lounge, 128 W. Market St. The notice that “all parties agree to allow the city of Bluffton to move...

Event honors cancer survivors

Event honors cancer survivors

MARKLE — The 2014 cancer survivors’ dinner, known as the “Celebration of Life,” drew about 120 people to the Expectations Event Center Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Fun in the sun with bubbles June 17

VIDEO: Fun in the sun with bubbles June 17

A dozen or so children played with bubbles in Washington Park Tuesday morning. The event was put on by the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department.

One arrested for dealing meth

One arrested for dealing meth

A Bluffton man was arrested Saturday morning on two counts of dealing methamphetamine. Ronald L. Eckelbarger, 63, Bluffton, was arrested at 80 Sunset Drive,...

City seeks loan for wastewater plant repairs

Engineer estimates possible cost of more than $4 million for improvements

VIDEO: Bluffton Parks & Rec “Kids Track Meet” Tuesday June 10, 2014

VIDEO: Bluffton Parks & Rec “Kids Track Meet” Tuesday June 10, 2014

Bluffton youth participated in a track meet just for them Tuesday at Bluffton High School. Featured events in the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department meet...

North Main Street will be repaved

Portions of North Main Street/Ind. 1 and West Dustman Road/Ind. 116 in Bluffton will be paved. The Indiana Department of Transportation says lane restrictions can be expected during the work — during the day,...

City pursues wastewater repair funds

City council to vote on resolutions Tuesday that would fund $6.2 million in projects

It’s the Great SUV hunt

June 14’s ‘De-Trash the Wabash’ effort will offer unique prizes Another “De-Trash the Wabash” effort is planned for next Saturday, June 14, and there’s a little extra at stake this time: Find the SUV and...

Ellis to serve as detective

Ellis to serve as detective

Andrew Ellis has been named the newest Bluffton Police Department detective. As Police Chief Nathan Huss started his new job this week, Ellis did as well.

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