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...

Contract to build McKinney-Paxson’s second phase OK’d

By JESSICA WILLIAMS The Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety moved forward with the project in the McKinney-Paxson ditch area Tuesday. Ben Adams of...

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...

Stats, stories, stars and drama

Mayor gives annual State of the City address, hits highs and lows of past yearBy JESSICA WILLIAMSMayor Ted Ellis looked back on 2015 and...

Parks announce new event series: Bluffton on the Move

By MATTHEW LeBLANCThe leader of the city’s Parks Department is hoping a new initiative in May encourages Bluffton residents to get out and get...

Local Roundup 3-12-16

Friends of the Shelter to meet MondayFriends of the Shelter, the organization that provides support for the Bluffton/Wells County Animal Shelter, will meet at 5:30...

Scott Street closing at Main Street Monday

The Indiana Department of Transportation said Thursday that Scott Street, between Spring Street and Ind. 1, and Spring Street, between Ind. 1 and the...

Sprucing up for spring

Norwell High School freshmen, from left, Montana Kwantrans, 15, Austin Mounsey, 15, and Audrey Barnes, 15, work on landscaping on a city sidewalk on...

2 local medical offices closing

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

3 city employees get pay bumps

By MATTHEW LeBLANCThe Bluffton Board of Works and Public Safety signed off on pay raises Tuesday for three Parks and Recreation Department workers.The salary...