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They otter be having fun

They otter be having fun

Wabash River Otters

Objection filed to city’s effort to tear down old Hideaway site

The owner of the former Hideaway Lounge on Market Street has filed a notice of objection to the razing of the bar’s remains. Ed Thompson filed the suit Friday afternoon, saying the bid was too high when compared to...

Arsonist gets home detention

Arsonist gets home detention

A 72-year-old Bluffton man has been sentenced in Wells Circuit Court to two years on home detention for attempting to burn up the mobile home where he lived.

City council OKs sewer rates, same as the old rates

In a move that was required to keep the loan process moving for the wastewater treatment plant, the Bluffton Common Council approved the first reading of a sewage rate ordinance Tuesday evening.

Jury finds Bryant guilty of three of seven charges

After the jury deliberated for five and a half hours Friday afternoon and evening, Timothy Bryant was found guilty on three of the seven charges against him in Wells Circuit Court.

Forum brings BHMSD candidates to table

Forum brings BHMSD candidates to table

They want to do what’s best for students in the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District.

Bluffton Motor Works will add new line, jobs

Bluffton Motor Works will be adding 50 to 60 new jobs.

Scary times ahead?

Scary times ahead?

Friday is Halloween; Boo in Bluffton, trick-or-treating hours set

Heating up

Heating up

Crews work to tear up the sidewalk Wednesday morning outside one of the north entrances to the Wells County Courthouse.

Some differences of opinion

Some differences of opinion

School board member disparages superintendent’s performance

Funding for fire/rescue runs reviewed

In the name of fairness, the way rescue runs are funded by the county is about to change.

BRMC chief: We are prepared

BRMC chief: We are prepared

Author shares cautionary tales of food sources

Author shares cautionary tales of food sources

Author Kelsey Timmerman started off his remarks Thursday evening at the Wells County Public Library by stating, “I am a chocoholic” as he proceeded to pass...

A tip of the hat

A tip of the hat

Church provides warm hats on a cold day

A quite familiar place

A quite familiar place

Givens is the new property manager at Ouabache S.P.

Wastewater plant bonds OK’d; no rate hike

The city’s efforts to borrow money to repair its wastewater treatment plant took a step forward Tuesday night as members of the Bluffton Common Council gave their preliminary approval to obtaining money from the State...

Board of Works hires three new firefighters

The hiring of three paid-on-call firefighters for the city approved Tuesday afternoon brings that roster up to full capacity.

Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch

Wells County schools putting social media to use

Candidate forums set Oct. 6 in Bluffton and on Oct. 14 in Ossian

There will be two opportunities for Wells County voters to get better acquainted with candidates in this fall’s elections.

City council:  A lot to do

Infrastructure, financial, land use concerns on tap Tuesday night It will have been six weeks since the Bluffton Common Council last met, and it would be an understatement to say that council members have a full agenda...

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