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Beaverdam open house on Sunday

Ron Spencer Real Estate will hold an open house from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, at 312 E. Main St., Beaverdam.

The listing includes three bedrooms, one bath, and is 1.5 stores. The residence includes approximately 2, 466 square feet. Some appliances are included. The open house is hosted by Guadalupe Diaz Behrens, 419-905-7451.


Bluffton men's team has 4th seed in HCAC tourney

This weekend in Indianapolis

The 2018-19 HCAC men's basketball regular season has come to a close and the action shifts to tournament play this weekend.

The winner of the six-team Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament will earn the conference's automatic qualifier for the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament.

Hanover College (19-6, 14-4 HCAC) captured their third-straight men's basketball regular season conference title.


Dueling for Dumbbells returns by popular demand

BFR fundraiser at The Centre April 5; get your tickets now

Tickets are now on sale for a Bluffton Family Recreation repeat performance of “Dueling for Dumbbells,” which takes place from 6 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, April 5, at The Centre, 601 N. Main St., Bluffton.

The evening is a casual night of live entertainment to benefit BFR, featuring hors doeuvres, snacks and an open bar starting at 6 p.m. Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director, promises that this year’s hors doeuvres will be "out of this world."

Dueling Pianos International will perform starting at 7:30 p.m.

New board member, scholarships, sabbaticals, emeriti recognition announced

Bluffton University trustees meet Feb. 15-16

At their winter meeting, the Bluffton University Board of Trustees welcomed a new member; approved new housing options, scholarships and sabbaticals; and granted emeritus status to two retiring faculty members. 

Whizzes at math

Several Bluffton sixth and seventh graders earned high scores on the semi-annual Noetric Learning Math Contest that took place in the fall, according to Dina Tadena, middle school math instructor.

From Bluffton John-Paul Yoder, was the seventh grade winner. He also was named to the National Honor Roll awarded to the top 10 percent of participates taking the test. More than 24,000 students from 561 schools across the U.S. participated.

Bluffton sixth grade contest co-winners were June Essinger and Sophia Kauffman.


Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter performs at Art/Space Lima

March 1 event is repeat of earlier Bluffton town hall concert

"Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter" will give a repeat performance of its recent tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell. The repeat performance is at 7 p.m., Friday, March 1, at Lima Art/Space, 65 Town Square, Lima. The performance has a $10 admission.

The group originally performed in the Bluffton town hall concert series in February.

The musicians include Wendy Chappell-Dick, vocal; Jeff Yoder, guitar; Lucas Harnish, keyboard and Dayton Fandray, bass.