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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 , 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
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Over the next five years, counties in Northeast Indiana could support the development of nearly 16,000 new housing units. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, Inc . and the UPSTAR Upstate Alliance of REALTORS® worked withRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. – Members of the Bluffton Common Council met in special session Tuesday afternoon and approved a tax abatement for WEG Commercial Motors. The facility at 410 E. Spring St. is the former Bluffton Motor Works. WEG purchased it in 2016. WEG submitted a statement of benefits on more thanRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with the office of the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago, hosted the Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit today at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Government, community and business leaders who attended the event learnedRead more