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February 19, 2019

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For more information about the Bluffton Public Library and or to become a member of the Friends visit www.bluffton

By Austin Arnold, BGSU Icon intern

Paula Scott is a member of a local organization known as Friends of the Bluffton Public Library. It is a volunteer, non-profit organization in full support of the Bluffton Public Library.

RoseAnn "Rosie" Rodabaugh Dolan memorial service in April

Note: A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church in Bluffton.

RoseAnn "Rosie" Rodabaugh Dolan died on Jan. 3, 2010, in Portland, Ore., following a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 2, 1954, in Bluffton, Ohio to Dr. Franklin D. and Lois M. Neiswander Rodabaugh, who preceded her in death. She married Christopher Dolan on June 28, 1986, in Bluffton in the garden at the home of her parents.


Anna Ruth Suter 1929-2010

Anna Ruth Suter, 80, of Pandora died at 5 a.m. March 8, 2010, at Carlisle House, Bucyrus. Born May 25, 1929, in Pandora to Tillman and Rosa Suter Geiger, she married Wilmer E. Suter on Dec. 28, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1988.


BCE business plan competition offers $3,000 in prize money

The 2010 Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition kicks off on April 1 with the first of 10 seminars and culminates in June with more than $3,000 in prizes, according to John Bauer, BCE executive director.

"The combined seminar series and competition will teach participants to write a business plan that will improve an existing business or successfully start a new one," said Bauer. "The contest is open to entrepreneurs, start-ups, and emerging businesses (less than three-years old) in northwest Ohio."

15 minutes with Gavin DeVore Leonard

Sarah and Gavin DeVore Leonard

Were you born in Chicago? How old were you when you moved to Bluffton? Was it a shock moving to Northwest Ohio from a big city or were you so young, that didn't really affect you?

Completed watershed action plan for Riley Creek delayed

A completed watershed action plan for Riley Creek was moved from January 2011 to December 2011, according Nancy Benroth, Bluffton's representative on the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership. The partnership met in late February.

The plan was moved because of the additional work needed to implement portions of the project.