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March 23, 2019

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Where the heck it is?

Where the heck is it? Well, it's somewhere in the village of Bluffton. The answer is on the display ad page. The first person to correctly ID this scene receives 2 passes to the Shannon Theatre. To qualify you must send your answer to: info@blufftonicon.com


Working in the Cold: What you need to know

Some winter tips from ONU HealthWise Pharmacy

Note: This health column provided by the Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy

It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive, too

Frigid temperatures can be dangerous without the proper precautions. The colder it gets outside, the more energy your body needs to remain warm. And if your occupation requires you to work outdoors, you may face a greater risk for certain cold-related problems, such as hypothermia (low body temperature) and frostbite (freezing of the skin).


Bluffton Pediatrics will relocate to Jackson Street

In the former Neff architect building by this spring

Bluffton Pediatrics has purchased the Robert Neff building at 122 N. Jackson St., and plans to relocated there later this spring.

Beth Bish, CNP, pediatric nurse practitioner, shared information about the move during last Friday’s Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfas and talked with the Icon today.

“We anticipate to be in our new home by the mid-to-end of April,” she said. “Work is now underway to modify the building to serve as a medical office.”


New Leaf spring gardening seminar March 2

Registration underway now

The spring New Leaf newsletter is attached at the bottom of this story. It features “seed starting indoors.”

New Leaf Garden Center will hold a spring gardening seminar in its Ada store on Saturday, March 2.  Persons interested in attending should register now due to space limitations. 

The seminar schedule follows:
10 a.m. – The top 75 plants that every homeowner should consider

11 a.m. – Succulents

Noon – Soup, salad and scrumptious bread

1:30 p.m. – Bee Nice to your bees


Free veggie offer from The Dough Hook

10 pounds of free veggies with every $100 spent on a meat package

Ask Marlena Ballinger at The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., Bluffton, about the deli’s current free veggies special.

“All customers receive 10 pounds of free vegetables with every $100 spent on a meat package,” she said. “You can order your meat package today.”

And customers may fill up their freezers with a $699 special which includes a quarter of beef, half of hog and 20 pounds of chicken. With this offer, customers receive 70 pounds of frozen veggies.


Symptoms women shouldn't ignore

From HealthWise Pharmacy: Six serious symptoms

Note: This health column provided by the Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy

Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.