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American Pest Professionals open in Bluffton

American Pest Professionals open in Bluffton

A ribbon was cut Thursday officially marking the opening of American Pest Professionals at 213 E. Perry St.

Farewell

Farewell

News-Banner employees treated reporter Chet Baumgartner with a farewell cake Tuesday afternoon.

New Italian eatery nears its opening

New Italian eatery nears its opening

The graphics at the front of the restaurant are snazzy, including the green, white, and red bars that match the colors of the Italian flag.

Franklin Electric buys two India operations

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. has announced it has completed two acquisitions in India.

iAB holding company releases 2Q numbers

Independent Alliance Banks Inc., the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announced that the 2014 second quarter financial performance was up 77 percent.

Recent business celebrates ribbon cutting

Recent business celebrates ribbon cutting

A Perfect Blend opened their doors this past April and is family-owned by Melinda Gilgen and Natasha Gilgen, a mother-daughter team.

iAB receives monthly chamber honor

iAB receives monthly chamber honor

iAB Financial Bank has been named the August Business of the Month.

Wells County Chamber golf outing teeing up

Wells County Chamber golf outing teeing up

The 27th annual Wells County Chamber of Commerce golf outing is scheduled for Aug. 7

Second quarter record-setting for Franklin Electric

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. reported second quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share of $0.60 compared to 2013 second quarter adjusted EPS of $0.59, a 2 percent increase.

iAB sponsors YFC outing

iAB sponsors YFC outing

iAB Financial Bank was a corporate sponsor of the Wells County Youth for Christ golf outing July 18.

More money for the Rivergreenway

More money for the Rivergreenway

More money for the Rivergreenway

Franklin announces quarterly dividend

Franklin announces quarterly dividend

Money for the Rivergreenway

Money for the Rivergreenway

Jeff Lemler, center, presents a $1,000 check to Wells County Foundation Executive Director Tammy Slater.

Christian Care receives quality award

Christian Care receives quality award

Christian Care Retirement Community has been recognized by the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative.

Alexin casting system lifts product offerings

Alexin casting system lifts product offerings

Earlier this year, Alexin LLC purchased a Wagstaff 9-inch billet casting system, which has officially been installed at their aluminum casthouse.

Bi-County receives Chamber honor

Bi-County receives Chamber honor

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce and ambassadors surprised the staff at Bi-County Services with the July Business of the Month recognition.

Three more days of irritation, courtesy of ‘legal’ fireworks

To the residents of the great state of Iowa — Hawkeye Iowa, Dubuque, Des Moines, Davenport, Marshalltown, Mason City, Keokuk, Ames, Clear Lake, as cited by Meredith Willson in “The Music Man” — I have a...

Local store marks 35 years

Local store marks 35 years

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce congratulates A Harvest of Health

iAB Bank lists new hires, promotions

iAB Financial Bank has hired a new mortgage originator for its Warren office and has promoted two area officers, one at Bluffton and one at Markle.

Fixing it up

Fixing it up

Workers from the Bluffton Lowe’s store made improvements to the T-Ball diamond at Lions Park

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