November 23, 2014


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Attentive Santa

Kelsey Mohr, 4, (left) and her sister Makenna, 7, give Santa an earful. The two girls are daughters Greg and Becky Mohr of Bluffton. Saturday was Santa's first visit to Bluffton this season. You'll see Mr. and Mrs. Claus in next Saturday's Blaze of Lights parade. They will meet youth in the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center following the parade. Santa returns to Bluffton on Saturday, Dec. 6 and 13.

$500 prize money in Bluffton residential lighting contest

Bluffton’s residential holiday lighting contest prize money totals $500 this year. The chamber contributed $350 and First National Bank contributed $150.


Absolutely everything you need to know about this year's Blaze of Lights

The Saturday after Thanksgiving in Bluffton means more than just the OSU-Michigan football game.

It means the Blaze of Lights. 

But, the Blaze of Lights is more than just a one-day event. In addition to the events taking place on Nov. 29, it includes these elements that continue nightly through Jan. 1:

• the Ream folk art holiday display
• the Gift of Giving light show extravaganza
• Bluffton Main Street business district Christmas window displays
• a tour of Bluffton’s residential yard lighting

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2-1-10 Goosey goosey gander
Post-war classic car
From eagles to ducks
Give me those slippers!
Going after the green
Just a precaution
Seventh graders meet Vincent
Signing in
It's another Bluffton
For the birds
Parade forms at the rear
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