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Taking a good look at Bluffton Cars & Coffee

At Bluffton Cars & Coffee, appreciation for autos, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, etc. gets up close and personal. On June 22 these vintage car buffs took a good look under the hood of a Chevrolet 3100, a 1/2 ton pickup truck c. 1947-1955. PHOTO by Ellie Bergstrand.

Severe Thunderstorm watch on June 25

According to a severe thunderstorm watch 456 remains valid until 12:15 p.m. on June 25 for 8 counties in northwest Ohio: ALLEN OH, DEFIANCE, FULTON OH, HENRY, PAULDING, PUTNAM, VAN WERT, WILLIAMS

Bluffton Council ready to put Safety Services funding on November ballot

UPDATED Minutes of July 13 finance committee and recommendation

The council packet including agenda HERE

By Paula Pyzik Scott

On Monday, June 24, Bluffton Council passed the third readings of a resolution and an ordinance that will enable them to put new funding for Safety Services–Bluffton EMS, Fire and Police–before Bluffton voters on the November 5 ballot and to begin collecting it in 2025.


Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer Herd workshop, September 10

RSVP by September 10

The Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife are hosting evening workshops about chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Ohio’s wild deer herd. 


Eileen Ann Steiner was a homemaker


Eileen Ann Steiner, 94, passed away June 24, 2024 at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Eileen was born April 25, 1930 in Baden, Ontario, Canada to the late Edward and Elizabeth (Steiner) Gingerich.  On March 3, 1951 she married Donald Steiner who preceded her in death on October 24, 2009. 


Village of Beaverdam hosts annual budget hearing

Public notices are also posted on the Icon's Classifieds page as a FREE service. Notices for Bluffton and nearby communities may be emailed to [email protected].

The Village of Beaverdam Council will hold its Annual Budget Hearing to discuss the proposed 2024 Tax Budget.  The hearing will be held on July 2, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. 

The hearing will be held at the Town Hall in the Council Room. The hearing is open to the public.

A copy of the proposed 2024 Tax Budget is available for public examination in the office of the Village Fiscal Officer, 101 W Main Street, Beaverdam, Ohio during normal operating hours.

The Village of Beaverdam website is