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A new street in Bluffton is officially opened for traffic. Representatives from several companies and government groups gathered Monday morning at the corner of Wiley Avenue and the new Snider Drive to cut the ribbon marking the occasion. Wells County Economic Development Director Chad Kline saidRead more
Rock Creek Container Homes out of Markle building home that has drawn much attention A new construction company based out of Markle is giving new life to old steel shipping containers. Rock Creek Container Homes was started the first of the year with Kyle Decot and Mike Grant at the helm. TheRead more
‘Together, we are stronger’ There were equal parts of astonishment and camaraderie on display Friday afternoon as the Parlor City Plaza was formally opened for the Bluffton community’s use and enjoyment. The project is not yet completed — construction equipment was moved off the plaza onto WestRead more
American Axle and Manufacturing, at 131 W. Harvest Road, is investing over $75 million in its manufacturing facility in Bluffton. Bluffton Common Council approved tax abatements on the increasted equipment investment Tuesday night. The abatements are both going into effect for personal property atRead more
Attention, citizens of Wells County: Craig Webster has a challenge for you. He has some questions. He offers an opportunity. Do you like it here? Would you like to have others come here? Would you like to show off what you’ve got here? Just about everybody’s been to the Bluffton Free Street Fair;Read more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – After four years, the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has leveraged $42 million of state Regional Cities Initiative funding to generate over $258 million of total public-private investment in 24 quality of place projects in Northeast Indiana’s 11-countyRead more
Wells County schools were high in rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. When it comes to schools in the Fort Wayne metro area, all three Wells County high schools ranked in the top 10 out of 18 schools with Bluffton High School at No. 5, Norwell High School at No. 7 and Southern WellsRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with Visit Fort Wayne and the convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) throughout the region, announces the launch of www.CurrentNEI.com , which highlights select events in the region’s 11 counties. Built as an extensionRead more
MARKLE, Ind. – Heartland REMC announced at their fifth annual meeting on 6/22/19 that they will begin building and connecting an all new broadband platform to serve co-op members who currently have Heartland REMC electric service. Heartland REMC will work in partnership with TWN Communications toRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Northeast Indiana is officially designated as the inaugural 21 st Century Talent Region by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb. At the Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana’s annual meeting on Thursday, June 20, Gov. Holcomb, together with Indiana Secretary of Career Connections andRead more