Sunday, September 23, 2018

China shows compromise in trade talks

By PAUL WISEMAN and KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — China is sending conciliatory signals as U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet in Washington to...

Ford pledges to revamp aging product line

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford, with a sagging U.S. market share and one of the oldest vehicle lineups in the...

Tech, banks lead US stocks sharply higher; Oil heads lower

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Monday despite losing some momentum after a strong rally earlier in the...

BNI celebrates 1 year in Wells

The local BNI (Business Network International) group formed one year ago in Wells County. Their local chapter name is BNI-Alpha Group. Jessica Beste of American...

Franklin Electric reports first quarter sales and earnings

FORT WAYNE — Franklin Electric Co. Inc. reported first quarter 2018 earnings per share of $0.45, versus a GAAP fully diluted EPS in the...

Sweet Obsessions officially opens on Market Street

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors officially welcomed Sweet Obsessions with a ribbon cutting July 25 with owner Rachel Rinehart and...

NIPSCO advances plans to curb use of coal

CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana utility is moving forward with plans to reduce its coal-fired power generating capacity. Thursday was the last scheduled...

I&M inspection flights scheduled

Indiana Michigan Power will conduct aerial inspections of its high-voltage lines starting Aug. 6, but it will be a while before those inspections take...

FBB gives to pregnancy center

First Bank of Berne recently made a $1,000 donation to Helping Hands Pregnancy Resource Center in Bluffton. “What started out as this idea of...

New name

Crews were at work Wednesday changing the sign at the front of the former Bluffton Motor Works facility at 410 E. Spring St. The...