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Juvenile in child’s death waived to adult court

Zachary Barker, 16, will face charges as an adult in the case of 3-year-old Owen Collins’ January death.

A test of creativity

A test of creativity

A test of creativity

Wind turbines out in zoning rules revision

The Area Plan Commission is recommending that no large wind energy conversion systems, better known as wind turbines, be placed in Wells County.

Sewer smoke testing slated in Bluffton

The effort to find out where groundwater is getting into Bluffton’s sanitary sewers should start next week.

Area fireworks shows

Area fireworks shows

Seniors may be eligible for flood aid

Wells County residents who are elderly, on a fixed income or are disabled could be eligible for help if they have been affected by recent flooding.

Teen to face charges as an adult in toddler’s death

Zachary Barker, 16, will face charges as an adult in the case of 3-year-old Owen Collins’ January death. Barker appeared in Wells Circuit Court Thursday afternoon for a hearing regarding a waiver of jurisdiction from...

A day sans rain

A day sans rain

Afternoon at Roush Park

Damage assessment

Officials trying to determine harm caused by floodwaters

June rainfall tops 14 inches

June’s rainfall total in Wells County set a record, not only for the month but for any month.

Once made in Bluffton

Once made in Bluffton

Parlor City company major manufacturer of washing machines

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

Enjoying freedom in Ossian

Warren’s festival opens Friday

The 48th annual Salamonie Summer Festival will be held Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5, in Warren.

Alleged sale of heroin lands man in court

Alleged sale of heroin lands man in court

A Fort Wayne man appeared in court this week after allegedly dealing heroin in late June.

Man who fled police facing more charges

Man who fled police facing more charges

The teen officers arrested at gunpoint over the weekend faces additional felony charges stemming from the incident.

City sells 2nd vehicle; two remain in auction

City officials announced the sale of one used vehicle and accepted bids for two others Tuesday.

SLIDE SHOW: 2015 Ossian Freedom Fest

SLIDE SHOW: 2015 Ossian Freedom Fest

Click here to view scenes from Tuesday night’s party in Ossian.

Chinese nationals plead guilty to stolen credit card use

Three Chinese citizens face prison time and deportation after pleading guilty to felonies stemming from using stolen credit card information to buy gift cards at Walmart in November 2014.

At Ouabache, again, it’s closing time

At Ouabache, again, it’s closing time

Flooding and waterlogged grounds led parks officials to close Ouabache State Park Monday afternoon.

Weather ties Bluffton Parks programs in knots

Staff members of the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department look forward to summer each year. This one is testing their patience.

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