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Citywide garage sale slated for next weekend

You know that stuff you don’t want anymore?

Young leaders take on issues

Young leaders take on issues

Students attend sixth Wells County Youth Leadership Forum

Deer breaks glass to enter BHS, causes damage

A frightened deer made a mess of Mary Fogwell’s classroom at Bluffton High School Thursday night, but the mess was cleaned up and classes are going on today.

Rounded up

Rounded up

Rounded up

Northern Wells will still have snow days

Snow days wouldn’t disappear next year, under an e-learning proposal being considered by Northern Wells Community Schools.

Ossian Steering Committee takes its study to the public

Ossian Steering Committee takes its study to the public

Consulting firm High Performance Government looked at a lot of features of Ossian when trying to map out future revitalization plans, said HPG representative...

Party preparations

Party preparations

An Evening of Wine, Roses, Jazz and More

Suit filed over axed Zanesville tower

A company wanted to put a wireless communications tower in Zanesville’s Lions Park. The Zanesville Town Council said no. Twice.

They’re really on the ball

They’re really on the ball

Sixth-graders at Southern Wells will sit on stability balls instead of chairs

Board hears idea on water woes

Rural Bluffton resident Wayne Reinhard admitted his jaw about dropped when he saw how much the Southern Wells School Board was faced with spending to bring water north to the schools from Montpelier.

NWCS ‘athletics philosophy’ will get more study

Northern Wells Community Schools leaders will continue to study a proposed “Philosophy of Athletics” for the district’s middle school and high school.

Board of Works accepts $141K bid for new dump truck

It’s not the least expensive and it’s not the most expensive.

New leadership announced for city’s fire service

New leadership announced for city’s fire service

The command at Bluffton Fire Department is changing soon.

Power outage affects 700 users

Bluffton Utilities Operations Manager Jon Oman said aged equipment and moisture are to blame for a lightning arrestor failing Monday night at the Horton Street North Substation.

Ehlerding backs Indiana’s Regional Cities Initiative

Population and workforce projections through 2030 have regions across the state working to reverse expected trends and make qualities of life better in Northeast Indiana and beyond.

WOW’s rider numbers continue upswing

The county’s public transit program continues to show growth, the Wells County Commissioners learned Monday.

Recycling center’s failing roof brings a review of facility’s options

A bandage or an overhaul.

The joy of it all

The joy of it all

Special Olympians come to Bluffton for the love of competition, and to show what they can do.

County’s land use rules could get an overhaul

A Redraft Committee has spent the past several months looking at the county’s zoning ordinance and subdivision control ordinances — the rules and regulations the county has in place for land use.

Elementary school plans unveiled

Elementary school plans unveiled

Members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s board got their first look at the design-build proposal for the improvements to the...

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