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Entries posted in August 2012

NESCO Sales & Rentals Acquires Penske Utility Rentals

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012

NESCO Sales and Rentals is proud to announce the acquisition of the Penske Utility Rentals fleet. The purchase will strengthen NESCO’s East Coast and…

Indiana’s Business Climate Ranks Best in the Midwest

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012

Report: Indiana's Business Climate Ranks Best in the Midwest, 5th in the U.S. INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 23, 2012) - Indiana was ranked as the best place to…

Coats: Tax only if linked to cuts

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012

Touts reform in Wells County visit BLUFFTON – For a moment Wednesday, Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., seemed to risk his reputation as a fiscal hawk. At a…

Bluffton wows Bennett

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2012

Martin Luther was just about to nail his 95 theses inside Bluffton High School social studies teacher Brent Kunkel’s classroom when Tony Bennett, the…

‘Proud of our past”

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012

A. T. Ferrell Celebrates 143 Years In a way, John E. Smith’s  successors are still harvesting the seeds he planted 143 years ago. Instead of just…

Franklin Electric acquires Oregon firm

Posted on Saturday, August 11, 2012

Franklin Electric has completed the acquisition of Cerus Industrial Inc., based in Hillsdale, Ore. Cerus designs, manufactures, and distributes motor…

County’s new ED director to search for ‘common voice’

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2012

Wells County’s new economic development director said he will “hit the ground running” Monday morning as he begins his first day at his new job. Tim…