Who should talk to each other — cars or people?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths,...

Home: There’s an app for that

By MARK MILLER How many times have you wondered whether you closed your garage door once you are a couple miles away from home? “Smart home”...

First Bank of Berne donates to Loving Shepherd

First Bank of Berne recently made a donation of $500 to Loving Shepherd Ministries of Bluffton. Accepting the check on behalf of LSM was...

Meyer Building is Chamber Member of the Month in July

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and Ambassadors surprised Gene and Becky Gerber with Meyer Building July 6 as the July Member of...

Gerber Furniture marks its 70th year in business

Gerber Furniture on Bluffton’s north side is celebrating its 70th year in business. The store got its start in 1947 and was owned by Alvin...

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup speculation

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance...

NE Indiana leaders travel to East Coast

The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership recently traveled to the East Coast with a delegation of 11 regional business leaders and economic development professionals to...

How student loan servicers affect millions

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t well-known. Their names are odd. And what they do — well, it’s complicated. Yet student loan...

Franklin Electric to acquire three distributors

FORT WAYNE — Franklin Electric Co., Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire controlling interests in three distributors in the U.S. professional groundwater market. Franklin...

Barkley Builders earns Chamber’s August honor

Randy Barkley learned the construction trade from his uncle in Decatur right out of ...