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The board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority appears to be willing to put $423,183 into the Bluffton downtown plaza project and the Archbold Wilson Park’s amphitheater/pavilion project in Ossian. The RDA’s board came to Bluffton Tuesday afternoon to discuss the proposals. TheRead more
A project that calls for rerouting Hoosier Highway in order to connect it to Adams Street while closing three railroad crossings is another step closer to fruition as the county has received $6 million from the state for the work. In August, the county committed $1.3 million of local funding forRead more
An estimated 75 people attended a public informational meeting Wednesday in Markle to learn more about the possibility of bringing fiber internet to the town. The overall cost to bring the service to the town could reach $1.5 million, according to a recent analysis. Wells County EconomicRead more
Markle, Ind., – H untington and Wells County Economic Development organizations, in conjunction with Markle Chamber of Commerce, will host an informational meeting from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday, November 14. The meeting is meant to engage the residents of the Town of Markle about theRead more
Bluffton-based Pretzels Inc. has been sold to Peak Rock Capital. Peak Rock, which describes itself as a “leading middle-market private equity firm,” announced the acquisition in a news release dated Oct. 24. It is the third food-related acquisition for Peak Rock, following its announced purchasesRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. (Oct. 12, 2018) – 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics, a custom structural form molding manufacturer, announced plans to expand their Bluffton facility Friday morning during a ground-breaking ceremony. The facility is located at 785 Decker Drive in Bluffton. The company announced it willRead more
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 26, 2018) – Today, in conjunction with the inaugural Forbes AgTech Indianapolis Summit, EnviroKure, a high-value liquid biofertilizer company, announced plans to establish operations in Indiana, making a significant investment in a new Wells County facility. “With ourRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Local Economic Development Organization (LEDO) Council, convened by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, is asking employers in the manufacturing, logistics and healthcare industries to help inform the region’s economic development efforts by participating in aRead more
It sounds like a common-sense conclusion, and the numbers bear it out: Individuals with more education are much less likely to be unemployed or live in poverty. Chad Kline, Wells County’s economic development director, says that boosting educational attainment is a priority going forward. HisRead more
Seedbox Solution celebrated its relocation Monday to the county’s former “spec” building at Adams and Lancaster streets on the city’s west side. Wells County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Erin Prible said she is excited about the new business in Wells County and that the space is nowRead more