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Wells County’s growing — but not by much

Wells is one of 18 counties that grew less than 0.3 percent in the past ...
By MATTHEW  LeBLANC Indiana lawmakers are continuing discussions on expanding the state’s preschool program, and...
he good news: They purchased two sets of flags for Veterans Park and presented them ...
The former site of A Friend’s House will be used by Community Care of Wells County to ...

SPORTS

Wells County Boys’ Basketball League

The members of the Thumbs-up Glove Factory team in the Wells County Boys’ Basketball League are from left to right: Front row, Jaimee Husband,...
By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics just needed a little reminder...
With a total record of 13-0, Pretzels, Inc./Bluffton Regional Medical Center captured ...
Wells County Boys’ Basketball League hands out awards ...

DON'T MISS

How to find a good tax preparer (and write off the...

Tax preparers do a big chunk of America’s tax returns — more than 80 million a year, according to the IRS — but if...

Senior Living Spring 2017

Local features on Esther Mowery of Decatur, Betty Yaney of Ossian, Berne artist LeRoy...
A recent survey of baby boomers (ages 53 to 69) found that just 24...
With the start of tax season, stress levels are rising at many small businesses. Even...

LIFESTYLE

Cuteness only goes so far

Bonnie’s daughter Doreen Galligher and her granddaughter Kaylin, 7, were making the rounds of...
After spring break the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department will hand out programs regarding...

What’s Up!: 3-23-17

Shipshewana on the road in FW March 25-26 On the weekend of March 25-26, Shipshewana...
Fort Wayne’s Philharmonic Orchestra will start off their April concerts with “A Midsummer Night’s...

Fiery dawn in Flat Rock

Yesterday was one of those days that leave a person absolutely weary and exhausted. It...

New Beginnings

Winter is coming to an end and spring is officially here! It is time...

OPINIONS

Gone are the days of young adulthood when a good few hours of fishing...
“Mend it, don’t end it” was Bill Clinton’s rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican...
The Indiana State Board of Education’s policy to hold back any third-grader who can’t...
We residents pronounce it “ah-see-un.” My wife and I once discovered an Ossian in central...

A 140-character flaw

The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions...
Busted. It didn’t take too long into the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament to see...

BUSINESS

Building a future

Six Norwell High School students attended the ...

FBB donates to CAC

First Bank of Berne recently made a donation of $1,000 to Creative Arts Council...
The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Jamie Pippin as manager of Region...
The internet face of the Wells County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development received a makeover ...

FBB donates to FCS

First Bank of Berne recently donated $3,000 to Family Centered Services of Bluffton. Accepting...
The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors surprised Three Rivers Federal Credit...

VIDEOS & PHOTO GALLERIES

Norwell’s Strong Start Ends with a Loss

Check out Sectional Action between Norwell and Columbia City here ...
Check out Sectional action between the Bluffton Tigers and the Fort Wayne Canterbury Cavs
Check out Sectional Action between Southern Wells and Liberty Christian here ...
Check out the Bluffton Boys Basketball Game with New Haven Here ...

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Today's news: Wells County’s growing — but not by much; County schools mull Pre-K plans;...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Today's news: Pennville parents may send students to Southern Wells; SW board may be leaning...
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STATE / NATIONAL NEWS

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University will continue to hold tuition costs at...
CROSSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Mementoes of a southern Illinois couple’s wedding and engagement have...
By KEVIN MCGILL and JEFF AMY Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train crashed...
By KEN THOMAS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email...
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WHAT'S UP!

What’s Up!: 3-23-17

Shipshewana on the road in FW March 25-26 On the weekend of March 25-26, Shipshewana...

What’s Up! 3-22-17

Fish Dinner at St. Joseph Catholic Church March 31 Members of the Knights of Columbus...
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