Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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NEWS

Southern Wells board hears bus concerns

By GLEN WERLING Adding three out-of-district bus routes and a new computer system for routing buses had some parents and grandparents arm-folded, frowning and wanting...

Something to see here

When viewing Monday’s solar eclipse, make sure your eyes are protected By DAVE SCHULTZ There’s a...

Comin’ through

A semi carrying what appeared to be part of a wind turbine made its...
By MATTHEW LeBLANC Northern Wells Community Schools board members on Tuesday signed off on updates...

SPORTS

Northrop spoils home opener for Norwell in girls’ volleyball

After having their way against the North Side Legends in their season opener on Monday ...

Sports Roundup: 8-16-17

Bluffton girls down AC golfers After a solid week of practice, the Bluffton Tigers’ girls’...
Subject to change Wednesday, Aug. 16 GIRLS GOLF: Daleville at Southern Wells, 4:30 p.m. BOYS TENNIS: FW...

Sports Roundup: 8-15-17

Tigers fall in first tennis meet Mississinewa defeated the Bluffton Tigers 4-1 in the first...

DON'T MISS

N-B Video: The 2017 FCS Duck Race takes to the streets

A block of Washington Street was flooded for Family Centered Services' annual Duck Race Saturday, instead of using the Wabash River. Check out this...

Who We Are 2017

The News-Banner's annual profile of the people and progress of Wells County. To see...
An annual storewide transformation; Rockin' with Li'l Abner; the Berne Garden Club; and lots...
The picture of retirement that many of us have is a post-work period filled...

LIFESTYLE

A fabric collage painting by Joel Fremion is among the works of art being...

What’s Up!: 8-16-17

Captain William Wells Chapter Meeting Aug. 19 Members of Captain William Wells Chapter will meet...
Office Hours Monday through Friday are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 2008 Wells on Wheels...

Births: 8-15-17

Mr. and Mrs. Adam (Ashley Troxel) Neuenschwander of Bluffton are the parents of a...
On Monday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. the main library in Bluffton will host...

OPINIONS

End the denial about Trump

It should not have taken the death and injury of innocents to move our...
A few months ago, my local paper ran a story on a local school...
One of the difficult but primary duties of the modern presidency is to speak...

Provoking his own crisis

Donald Trump assured us during his campaign, “I know words. I have the best...
In his new book, “A Brief History of Sunday,” Justo Gonzalez explains how we...
On Aug. 6, 1945, President Harry S Truman, a mostly unknown political figure, commander...

BUSINESS

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors celebrated a new business in...
Randy Barkley learned the construction trade from his uncle in Decatur right out of ...
There were two burning questions for Republican Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson: Did...
The 30th annual Wells County Chamber of Commerce golf outing is Thursday, Aug. 3,...
The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors officially welcomed Sweet Obsessions with...
First Bank of Berne recently made a donation to Karing for Kids in Bluffton. Karing...

VIDEOS & PHOTO GALLERIES

N-B Slideshow: FCS Duck Race 2017

Check out these photos from Saturday's Duck Race on Washington Street. Click here to see a video of the race in action. (Photos by...
A block of Washington Street was flooded for Family Centered Services' annual Duck Race...

Relive the 2017 4-H Fair

Enjoy slide shows, videos and photos from the 2017 Wells County 4-H Fair, visit our...
The Indiana group is cycling this year in honor of Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz, who ...

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E-EDITION

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Today's news: Something to see here; Southern Wells board hears bus concerns; Policy changes approved by Northern...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Today's news: Bluffton and Norwell  students returned to class Monday; Sewers, schools, and economic development;...

STATE / NATIONAL NEWS

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne’s former Elmhurst High School is being sold...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials call the Indiana State Fair “fiscally conservative” because it opts...
By JIM SPECHT University of Nebraska With soybeans being sensitive to length of the night, will...

Well-founded opinions

Former Sen. Richard Lugar’s experience informs his expertise on current matters ...

WHAT'S UP!

What’s Up!: 8-16-17

Captain William Wells Chapter Meeting Aug. 19 Members of Captain William Wells Chapter will meet...

What’s Up! 08-14-2017

Ossian UM Church garage sale Aug. 17-19 Ossian United Methodist Church will sponsor a garage...

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