Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week’s steep losses, but the turbulent trading of...

That’s not the haft of it

For the final Senior Exploration program Monday morning, the Bluffton NOW! program featured Chris Kruchkow, owner of the soon-to-be-opened ...

Toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a...

Hill asks for $5M budget increase

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants lawmakers to increase his budget by about $5 million, despite previously drawing their ire...

Trump may be backing off of his $5B border wall demand

By LISA MASCARO, MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday headed toward a short-term budget measure to keep the government open after...

China, U.S. set for trade talks

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China sounded a positive note ahead of talks with Washington this week on a sprawling trade dispute...

First Bank of Berne donates to Parks Department

Text First Bank of Berne recently donated $1,500 to the Bluffton Parks Department Health and Wellness program. Erica Bennett, First Bank of Berne’s Bluffton...

Halderman picks Johnloz as top farm manager

WABASH — Rick Johnloz of Bluffton has been named Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management Farm Manager of the Year

American wages rise by most in a decade, even as hiring tumbles

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States fell last month to its lowest point...

Harris joins Helping Hands

Chuck Harris, a semi-retired financial advisor from the Markle/Zanesville area, has joined Helping Hands Pregnancy Resource Center as the agency’s new volunteer...