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Belief in and love for Ossian by one longtime business owner was returned in kind Saturday, as Ossian Smoked Meats was named the Ossian Revitalization Business of the Year. Business president Peter Sorg accepted the award plaque to a healthy round of applause from a crowd at the main stage prior toRead more
The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and Ambassadors surprised Alexin, located at 1390 S. Adams St. in Bluffton, Sept. 7 as the September Member of the Month. Alexin owners, Tom Horter and Todd Johnson, opened the company in Wells County in 2008. Pictured in the photo are Alexin employees,Read more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership will welcome more than 70 students pursuing degrees in the insurance industry to Northeast Indiana on Sept. 15-16. This inbound talent attraction visit will showcase job opportunities in the insurance industry and quality of life in theRead more
TOKYO (Sept. 12, 2017) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb continued his international trade mission this week in Tokyo, furthering Indiana's economic partnerships with Japan. The governor signed an historic memorandum of cooperation with the government of Japan to advance collaborative efforts toward two-Read more
20/20 Custom Molded Plastics Inc. will expand operations as it opens Bluffton plant Tuesday An Ohio-based manufacturer is expanding its operations and will do so in the former Buckhorn facility in Bluffton’s Decker Industrial Park. 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics, a custom structural form moldingRead more
South Adams Machine Trades students participated in the Indiana SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference on April 21-22 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Students were tested on Friday for their Metrology (Measurement) Skills and given a written test about CNC Programming, G&M Code,Read more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership announced today the launch of Northeast Indiana’s Jobs and Internships Portal . The website, located at www.neindiana.com/jobs , provides an easy-to-access, comprehensive database of jobs and internships available in Northeast Indiana’sRead more
A study that aims to analyze whether there is adequate housing in Wells County is a couple months in the works, and analysts will now work to put together a feasible strategy. That was the update from Mike Higbee, managing director for Indianapolis-based Development Concepts Inc., who presented toRead more
OCRA awards $250,000 to support manufacturing training programs. The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced the award of a $250,000 workforce investment grant to be shared equally among a collaboration with Adams and Wells County economic and workforce developmentRead more
She's not a typical intern Lexy Counterman’s workday is much like other employees’ time at AT Ferrell in Bluffton. Four days a week, she arrives at the facility on South Adams Street and dons gloves and a welding hood. Then, she gets to work. The 18-year-old isn’t a full-time employee, though. She’Read more