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Falling bricks get city’s attention

Falling bricks get city’s attention

Falling bricks at two sites — one new and one old — are getting some scrutiny from the city.

Area man, 20, faces rape charge here

Area man, 20, faces rape charge here

A 20-year-old Huntington man has been charged with rape.

Police say man used stolen credit card to load several gift cards

Police say man used stolen credit card to load several gift cards

An Elkhart man faces eight felony counts of fraud and one count of theft after a car break-in last week led to alleged use of a stolen credit card.

NWCS OKs preschool coordinator post

The board of Northern Wells Community Schools moved forward with a temporary preschool coordinator position Tuesday evening at its last meeting of 2014.

Southern Wells will push its robotics program

Southern Wells High School technology teacher Doug Hunt wants the community to get excited about robotics and technology and so Tuesday night, he asked members of the Southern Wells School Board to have Southern Wells...

City, county see the signs

City, county see the signs

Agreement is reached on Adams Street intersection with 200S/Angel Street

Woman on detention facing meth charges

Woman on detention facing meth charges

A 33-year-old Bluffton woman faces two felony charges for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine after her Blackford County home detention officer checked up...

B-H board OKs $15K for runner-up design teams

The effort to renovate Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School went forward Monday evening with the approval of the funding and construction mechanisms for the project.

Courthouse entry needs more work

It turns out the northwest entrance to the Wells County Courthouse isn’t quite repaired yet, and an Ossian firm will try to finish the job.

NWCS apparel site nearing ‘go’

A website that will allow consumers to purchase Northern Wells Community Schools gear could make its debut this week.

Season’s treatings

Season’s treatings

Season’s treatings

They’re punching out Parkinson’s

They’re punching out Parkinson’s

Programs will be in place at Heritage Pointe in Warren and in Bluffton

Hurt to grain farmers: Find ways to cut costs

Hurt to grain farmers: Find ways to cut costs

But ‘golden’ years could lie ahead for area’s livestock producers Anybody who’s ever farmed for a living knows that there are plenty of peaks and...

Helping hoops

Helping hoops

Tony Garton, foreground, has continued his Christmas tradition this year with “Buckets for Santa” at Bluffton High School. Here he’s challenging senior...

City, county to discuss Adams/200S intersection

City, county to discuss Adams/200S intersection

It’s time for them to don their thinking caps. Mayor Ted Ellis will be before the Wells County Commissioners Monday to discuss the intersection of Adams...

No official action taken on election complaints

No official action taken on election complaints

The Wells County Election Board Thursday opted not to forward any allegations of election wrongdoing for further investigation.

Yuletide hubbub in Wells County hits full throttle

There are plenty of options in the next few days for those who want to get into the Christmas spirit.

Two roads opened after ethanol  trailer righted

Two roads opened after ethanol trailer righted

Crews worked for nearly 10 hours to clean up the ethanol tanker spill Thursday, closing Adams Street at 200S/Angel Street for the duration.

Schools’ Internet option aided by rate hike

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday narrowly approved a massive increase in funding for a program that provides discounts for Internet access to schools.

FW Children’s Foundation grants $10,000 to Boys/Girls club program

FW Children’s Foundation grants $10,000 to Boys/Girls club program

For the second year, the Fort Wayne Children’s Foundation has presented a grant to the Wells County Boys and Girls Club for the C.A.R.E. (Children’s...

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