Saturday, March 23, 2019

Sweetwater expansion will add 1,000+ jobs

FORT WAYNE — Sweetwater, the No. 1 online retailer of music instruments and audio gear in the U.S., announced plans this week to significantly...

Chamber honors American Mortgage

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors recognized Angie Topp, Jessica Beste, and Pat Meyer of American Mortgage, located at 1169 N....

Church in Ossian has dedication set

Hope Missionary Church will dedicate its new North Campus facility in Ossian during its 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday, Oct. 7. Pastor Gary Aupperle will...

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7 percent

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969...

First Bank of Berne gives to wellness program

First Bank of Berne recently made a $1,000 donation to Alive and Well. “The mission of Alive and Well is to provide high quality, interactive...

Amazon boosts pay for 350,000, will push to raise minimum wage

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for...

Trump hails revamping of NAFTA

By KEN THOMAS and ROB GILLIES Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a...

More U.S. corporate giants warn tariffs will mean some price hikes

By TOM KRISHER and JOSH BOAK AP Business Writers DETROIT (AP) — From Ford to Walmart to Procter & Gamble, a growing number of iconic American...

Facebook says 50M user accounts affected by security breach

By MATT O’BRIEN and MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were...

U.S. stocks break a four-day losing skid

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — After four days of modest losses, Apple and Amazon led the U.S. stock market to small...