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Nature-inspired jewelry exhibit opens Jan. 11

Krintina Glick jewelry

Bluffton University will present an art exhibit, "Kristina Glick: Jewelry, Prints and Enamels," Monday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Feb. 5, in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Sauder Visual Arts Center. The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public.

University hosts two MLK Day Forum events

Eighth graders from Lima North Middle School will present "The More I Understand, The More I Accept," Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall as part of Bluffton University's Forum series. The forum is free and open to the public.

The presentation will be given by the 22-member class of the Lima Arts Magnet program, which is based at Lima North Middle School. The class is in the process of developing a readers' theatre series that focuses on societal struggles with racism, prejudice, tolerance and acceptance.

Dec. 31 Bluffton police report

Bluffton Police Department
Public docket, Dec. 31, 2009


A Wyandot County Mason


We found this plate in the parking lot of Community Market. Must be a Mason from Wyandot County.


Dean Niswander 1928-2010

Dean Niswander

Dean Clair Niswander, 81, died at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 5, 2010, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

He was born Feb. 6, 1928 in Bluffton to Carey F. and Lulu Hilty Niswander, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 20, 1950, he married Joanne Vercler, who survives.


Let me tell you about Twitter and RSS feeds

Ryan Lowry is the website developer for the Bluffton Icon and offers technological tips for Bluffton Icon viewers.

I get Bluffton's news delivered straight to my cell phone. I never miss a story. Part of this attachment may be due to my slightly higher level of involvement than the average viewer. However, knowing how to use some of the technology available can be a great thing. I'll start with Twitter.