Saturday, January 20, 2018

Commissioners move ahead with plaza project, stair repairs and flood buyouts

Although he wasn’t on the formal agenda, Area Plan Director and Bluffton NOW! President Michael Lautzenheiser Jr. had two requests ...

Anti-nepotism policy reviewed by NWCS board

The Northern Wells Community Schools board approved a first reading of a policy that would ensure nepotism ...

Southern Wells board reviews $3.1M in projects

If Southern Wells undertook all of the projects on their capital projects wish list, it would have to bond for ...

North Main Street property rezoned so house can remain a home

By DAVE SCHULTZ A parcel of land on North Main Street was rezoned from business to residential to allow the owner of the house to ...

Recycling officials review 2017, look ahead to 2018 events

By JESSICA BRICKER The county’s recycling center kept busy last year. Supervisor Mike Miller told the Wells County Solid Waste District Tuesday that the center collected...

Police Notebook: 1-17-18

INCIDENTS City: Tuesday, 11:30 p.m., Silver Street at Clark Avenue. Barbecue grill in the street. Fell off the back of a truck. Officer helped the grill’s...

Wells Court Docket: 1-17-18

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Dannielle R. Murphy, 38, Bluffton, pled guilty to theft, a Class A misdemeanor. Sentenced to 120 days in the Wells County...

Council OK’d rezoning, but there’s a water problem

By DAVE SCHULTZ It wasn’t that long ago that the Bluffton Common Council approved the rezoning of property at the south end of Adams Street...

Building permit numbers rise

By DAVE SCHULTZ The number of building permits issued by the city has risen steadily each of the three years Bluffton has had a Building...

Spake watershed rate hike in effect

By JESSICA BRICKER The judicial review period has ended for the Spake watershed maintenance assessment rate increase in Liberty Township. Nothing was filed against the change...