BHS bomb threat ends with 2 students held

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Two Bluffton High School students are in police custody after allegedly making a bomb threat Thursday morning. “We have confessions as to what...

Police: Man posed as TV tech,...

By GLEN WERLING A Bluffton man has been arrested on multiple charges after posing as a satellite television repairman to steal medication from people’s houses. Austin...

2 local medical offices closing

By MARK MILLER Officials of the Lutheran Health Network, which operates the Bluffton Medical Group, confirmed Wednesday afternoon that two medical offices are being closed...

Man is arrested after Saturday knife attack

By GLEN WERLING A Bluffton man was being held without bond in the Wells County Jail after he allegedly cut up a man with a...

Bluffton boosts sewer rates to pay for upgrades

By DAVE SCHULTZ Bluffton’s sewer rates went up Tuesday night as the members of the city’s Common Council approved the rate ordinance on second and...

Four are injured in north side crash

By GLEN WERLING Four people suffered minor injuries when two pickup trucks collided in the middle of the intersection of North Main Street and the...

Beyond prison bars

Local group assisting family impacted by incarceration By MARK MILLER Christmas Behind Bars was started when Lemuel Vega felt called to reach back into the prisons which he...

Rural Bluffton home is damaged by fire

By GLEN WERLING Rags soaked in polyurethane are believed to have spontaneously combusted Tuesday afternoon and caught an upstairs bathroom at the Michael and Carmen...

All-new acts set for 2016 Kehoe Concert Series

By DAVE SCHULTZ The lineup is set for Kehoe Concert Series, the annual summer attraction of six concerts held — weather permitting — at Kehoe...

Brazilian company buys Bluffton Motor Works

New ownership plans no operational changes By DAVE SCHULTZ and MARK MILLER A Brazilian company has purchased Bluffton Motor Works LLC. WEG S.A., a company based in Jaragua...