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Industrial park to get directory sign

Industrial park to get directory sign

It’s been a little slower going than expected, but progress is still being made on a directory sign at the intersection of Ind. 124/Adams Street/Lancaster...

From wood to metal

From wood to metal

BHS industrial technology space gets prepared for welding program

City will buy two police cars, maybe a new dump truck

The Bluffton Police Department is purchasing two new vehicles and the manager of the Bluffton wastewater plant wants to buy one.

Winter’s last gasp?

Winter’s last gasp?

Winter’s last gasp?

Roush Park makeover at hand

Roush Park makeover at hand

Although not much, if any, dirt has been turned for the renovations at Roush Park, the goal is still to have the project done by the end of the year. Bluffton...

Bluffton teen dies in shooting

Bluffton teen dies in shooting

A teen is dead after what is being described by police as an “unintentional discharge of a firearm” early Wednesday evening in the 300 block of East Silver...

Big crane, big job

A crane is on site Thursday at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School. Crews are slated to use the 175-ton machine to place a chiller/condenser atop the school as part of an ongoing project to upgrade the building’s HVAC...

Police ID deceased in Wednesday incident

Police have released the name of Trey Hughett, 19, of Bluffton has died after a reported “unintentional discharge of a firearm” Wednesday evening in the 300 block of East Silver Street. Details of the incident in...

Legion honors members, law enforcement officers

Legion honors members, law enforcement officers

There was a fair share of emotion on display Saturday night as the Bluffton American Legion post celebrated the 96th anniversary of the national...

Bluffton’s a great place, and could be better

Bluffton’s a great place, and could be better

ELLIS GIVES ‘STATE OF THE CITY’ ADDRESS

Not much to see here

Not much to see here

The south parking lot of Bluffton Regional Medical Center featured diffused lighting Wednesday morning.

BOIL ADVISORY LIFTED

The City of Bluffton announced at 10:15 a.m. Saturday morning that the Boil Water Advisory for the city’s north side has been lifted and water is now consumable.

Honoring a hero

Honoring a hero

Engine 1 of the Fort Wayne Fire Department, transporting the body of former Markle firefighter Nathaniel “Nate” Mills, drives by the Markle Volunteer Fire...

Water main break sparks boil advisory

Water main break sparks boil advisory

Due to a water main break early Thursday morning, a boil water advisory has been issued for residences north of 1169 N. Main St. The area includes all city...

Woman charged with attacking Ossian officer

Woman charged with attacking Ossian officer

An Ossian woman is in custody after allegedly attacking a police officer early Thursday morning.

Teens voice their desires for the city

Teens voice their desires for the city

If it was audience participation he was looking for Friday at Bluffton High School, Preston Kaehr didn’t have long to wait. Seconds after the local banker...

Parks superintendent reflects on an eventful 2014

Parks superintendent reflects on an eventful 2014

Sixteen years ago, Pam Vanderkolk walked into the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department for the first time. At this time, City Hall was being renovated, and...

Vote centers, explained

Vote centers, explained

First session held in Ossian; next one is Monday at Bluffton library

Heater ignites fire at Cherry Street house

Bluffton firefighters spent more than four hours early this morning extinguishing a stubborn blaze in a residence at 613 W. Cherry St.

City loses another firefighter, awaits class of replacements

Another member of the Bluffton Fire Department has resigned, bringing the active roster of available firefighters down four or five from its allotted 33 positions.

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