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June 18, 2019

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The Bluffton Story - part 10

Written by Bluffton 6th graders in 1953-54

Note: Bluffton sixth graders in the 1953-54 school year (graduating class of 1960) created a booklet titled "The Bluffton Story." The following article is part of that booklet, which is now in the history collection at the Bluffton Public Library. This series continues each week on the Icon.
By Keith Baker and George Burkholder
Bluffton's largest industry today had its beginning in a backroom, upstairs location which marked the start of The Triplett Electrical Instrument Co.


Probst Family Farm offers maple syrup, soy-free meat products

Meet Bluffton Farmers Market vendors

By Liz Gordon-Hancock
Bluffton Farmers Market is the place to be on Saturday mornings in town. According to the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce, our town "boasts the best farmers market in northwest Ohio."

In celebration of our small but mighty farmers market, the Icon will be featuring a vendor each week over the course of the summer.

To kick off this series, the Icon features Probst Family Farm.


The story of Bluffton's 187 million gallons of water

That's the amount we use each year

Icon note: Friday's chamber breakfast provided one of the most informative programs on a topic that affects everyone in Bluffton. We urge viewers to open the attachment to this story for more information.

Bluffton's H 2 O: where it comes from and where it goes.

That topic gained the attention of a Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce full house during its June 14 breakfast week.

Diller auction June 22 on East Jefferson Street

Auctions on 309 will hold a public auction in Bluffton on Saturday, June 22. The auction starts at 10 a.m. and takes place at 216 E. Jefferson St., and includes the estate of Deborah Diller. The display ad at the bottom of this story shows items at the auction.

Weather report for June 4 to 10

Here is the weather report covering June 4 to 10.

Ever seen a dragonfly whiz by?

Naturalist Dan Hodges, from Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District, will be teaching on Dragonflies and Damselflies on Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m., in the Bluffton Public Library's lower level meeting room.

The library requests you register for this event. This event is hosted by the library.

For more information, please visit their website (link below).