Bluffton News

City tabs Kokosing for wastewater plant work

An Ohio-based company was chosen Tuesday to construct the necessary improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

Electric Department to get new frontloader

Bluffton’s Electric Department will soon be purchasing a new frontloader, as sealed quotes for the machine were opened at Tuesday’s meeting of the city’s Board of Public Works and Safety.

Tax abatement, like building, done on ‘spec’

The Bluffton Common Council approved something Tuesday night it had never been asked to do before: It granted a tax abatement on real estate improvements that are planned but do not yet exist.

One of Ossian bank robbers pleads guilty in federal court

One of Ossian bank robbers pleads guilty in federal court

A Fort Wayne man believed to be the gunman in the robbery of the Ossian PNC Bank last May has pleaded guilty to one of the counts filed against him.

Flood warning remains in Wells

Flood warning remains in Wells

River Road still closed after Thursday morning downpour briefly soaks city, county residents

Two injured in 3-vehicle crash at Ind. 1/U.S. 224

Two injured in 3-vehicle crash at Ind. 1/U.S. 224

The Wells County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a three-vehicle accident Saturday after a Decatur man allegedly didn’t stop for the red light at the...

Rivergreenway’s repair cost estimate: $100,000

Rivergreenway’s repair cost estimate: $100,000

Gallop for the Greenway on May 17 will help raise funds

Sheriff to replace officers’ stun guns

The Wells County Sheriff’s Department will update its stun gun arsenal.

Lehman: INDOT willing to meet about South Main Street

The Indiana Department of Transportation will be coming back to Bluffton to review the South Main Street project.

City goes to court over Hideaway inactivity

The city of Bluffton has filed a lawsuit in Wells Circuit Court in an effort get the ruins of the former Hideaway Lounge on Market Street removed.

Vehicle strikes man walking in the dark

A man was transported to Lutheran Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Main Street Monday evening.

Bluffton’s V-Tech adds facility near county line

V-Tech Engineering has added a second location, a 21,000-square-foot building just east of the Adams-Wells county line.

No parking?

Chamber official says meeting Monday probably won’t solve downtown dilemma

This is not cool

This is not cool

River Road has reopened, but the ice-damaged Rivergreenway will be closed for quite a while

Cold crickets

Cold crickets

Cold crickets

Oversight causes Ossian to alert water customers

Ossian Town Manager Luann Martin doesn’t want Ossian residents to panic over the safety of Ossian drinking water just because the town missed a test on the water.

‘State of the City’ slated for Feb. 26

Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis will present his annual “State of the City” address at noon Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the dining room of the Timber Ridge Golf Club,...

City moves money to pay for Adams Street

The Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety did some financial rearranging and hired an employee for the Bluffton/Wells County Animal Shelter Tuesday afternoon.

Budgets OK’d — with exceptions

Ossian and Bluffton must accept revised numbers

Question: What ails Adelynn?

Question: What ails Adelynn?

Adelynn Means, a 20-month-old toddler, will be the 2014 recipient of this year’s Little Sweetheart Contest. The Bluffton Lions Club sponsors the competition...

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