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July 30, 2021

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Here's a piece of Bluffton history found on the third floor of Town Hall. As the meter reads, "Made in U.S.A. by the Triplett Elec. Instr. Co., Bluffton, Ohio."

MHCO announces agreement with Brethren Retirement Community

In December 2020, the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Board of Directors issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to explore affiliation with other organizations in order to assure the secure and vibrant future of MHCO. We are pleased to announce that this week, the Board accepted a proposal and approved a contract for a full Management Agreement with Brethren Retirement Communities in Greenville, Ohio. This management agreement continues a business relationship that began in 2019 with an executive consulting partnership.

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Midwifery

Although midwives have been around for hundreds of years, the term midwife is one that not many are able to clearly define. There is often confusion surrounding the many types of midwives and the span of roles a midwife might play. Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) are highly trained providers who first were educated and trained as registered nurses, then chose to attend accredited universities, followed by passing a midwifery board-certified examination. CNMs also must maintain their licensures every five years by completing a number of continuing education requirements.

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By Karen Kier

Pharmacist on behalf of the ONU HealthWise team

A Celebration of Life for Doris E. Palte will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at her son, Steve Palte's residence, 7905 N. Phillips Road, Bluffton.

Alexandra Besecker of Bluffton, OH excelled during the Spring 2021 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List.

Mobile Health Clinic: Friday, July 30 from 9:00-11:00 a.m :

Anyone that has suffered with any autoimmune gastrointestinal disease knows what it is like to work day in and day out with this horrible condition. We suffer in silence a lot because the subject is not pleasant to talk about with co-workers.

The Iconic Photo Gallery

Out for a run
Let's try this book!
150 years ago yesterday
An afternoon blooming Morning Glory
Going up
2012 thoughts
In the repair shop
Main Street watcher
A good place to miss
Think green
1-10-10 Bluffton icicles

History lesson

This Bluffton photo was taken around 1886. It shows the home of Rudolf and Barbara Amstutz Althaus, with their daughter,...

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Town Hall Concert on Saturday featuring Glass City Special band

The Glass City Special band will play at Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St, 3rd Floor, Saturday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m.

Glass City Special is a bluegrass and Americana band out of Toledo. Their shows are known for variety, surprise, energy, with stunning instrumentals and vocals by the fiddle player, Tierra Raiti, who was deeply inspired to become a bluegrass musician when she heard "that fiddle sound" as a young child for the very first time at a Bluffton Town Hall Concert many years ago.

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Newest Stories

By Karen Kier

Pharmacist on behalf of the ONU HealthWise team

A Celebration of Life for Doris E. Palte will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at her son, Steve Palte's residence, 7905 N. Phillips Road, Bluffton.

Alexandra Besecker of Bluffton, OH excelled during the Spring 2021 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List.