Stay up-to-date on the latest news and events going on in and around Wells County.

The region is ready to submit a list of 130 projects for possible READI funding. The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority on Tuesday approved the final application for a portion of $500 million available through the Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative, alsoRead more
(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet hosted the annual CTE Awards for Excellence recognition program this past Wednesday. The event celebrates accomplished secondary and postsecondary students, programs of study, employer partnerships, and guidance counselors in career andRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Local economic development officials in Northeast Indiana’s 11 counties are accepting project and program proposals for the region’s application for Indiana’s Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) Program funding until July 16. Project and programRead more
Members of the Wells County Area Plan Commission approved a new 154-lot subdivision on Bluffton’s north side, pending approval of several modifications and waiver requests. Flat Creek LLC will be on 100N and will connect to the Parlor City Estates subdivision, which was approved earlier this year.Read more
The good work by members of the entrepreneurship class at Bluffton High School netted them some scholarships from Indiana Institute of Technology . The team of Elijah Cook, Jared Franklin, and Blake Moser qualified for scholarships of $1,500 each per person per school year — $6,000 total throughRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. (May 20, 2021) – 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics LLC, a custom injection molder of high- and low-pressure plastics products, announced plans today to expand its northeast Indiana operations, creating up to 125 new jobs by the end of 2022. "Indiana's advanced manufacturing workforce willRead more
Local and state officials visited Inteva Products last week as the company prepares to open its Bluffton plant. Inteva Products plant manager Mark Ellerbrock provided details of the plant layout of the new Bluffton facility at 1805 Lancaster St. during a visit by Lon Offenbacher, current CEO;Read more
The Adams Wells Manufacturing Alliance held the 2 nd Annual Signing Day event Thursday May 6 th at the Wells County Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre in Bluffton, Indiana. It was a difficult year for AWMA to get into schools and get in front of students but we were excited for the opportunity toRead more
OSSIAN, IND.: Berne® Apparel Company, makers of quality workwear since 1915, has received a design patent for the apparatus that sorts its products for shipping. After an extensive application process, Berne was awarded U.S. Patent No. 10,974,913 B1 for its Tilting Tray Products Sorting Apparatus.Read more
Construction of a 46-lot major subdivision on Bluffton’s south side was approved Thursday night by the Wells County Area Plan Commission. Civic leaders have been pushing for additional housing in Bluffton and Wells County, and the APC has recently been presented with petitions for apartmentRead more