Les Gerber Insurance nabs February Chamber honor

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and Ambassadors recently honored Les Gerber Insurance, located at 1120 N. Main St. in Bluffton, as the...

Ribbon cut for new mattress and furniture store

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors welcomed The Mattress and Furniture Store with a ribbon cutting March 14 at 915 N....

ProFed donates to WCHS

ProFed Credit Union donated $1,000 to the ...

Indiana nonprofit aids businesses with beautification funds

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana nonprofit group is helping small businesses get off the ground through grants that pay for sprucing up their facades...

Corporations take steps to limit firearms sales

By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering...

U.S. economy surges to 4.1% growth rate in Q2

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. That’s...

Survey distances education from joblessness

By DAVE SCHULTZ It sounds like a common-sense conclusion, and the numbers bear it out: Individuals with more education are much less likely to be...

Stocks at records as Dow beats all-time high from January

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the...

U.S. budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018, its highest level in six...

Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company’s original “Don’t be evil” motto, thousands...