U.S. businesses struggle to fill jobs

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. workers are increasingly benefiting as employers struggle to fill millions of open jobs. More people who had...

Stocks dive as U.S. proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 572 points

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended the week the way they began it: tumbling as investors worry that tariffs and...

First place basketball winner

Shane Bennett, right, with a 49-inch LG television after Bennett won the News-Banner’s ...

Farmers Insurance opens in Bluffton

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and community members officially welcomed Shari Tomac with Farmers Insurance, located at 1169 N. Main St. in...

Nora-Gray is open in Ossian

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff, Ambassadors, and Ossian Revitalization Members welcomed Staci Huey of Nora-Gray Boutique with a ribbon cutting and store...

Distilling a bit of Wells County

Distillery in Fort Wayne has several links to Ossian, Markle, and Bluffton ...

Boucher, Kline in NEIRP leadership

Tamra Boucher and Chad Kline of Wells County have been appointed ...

Midwest wind energy project turns to ex-Missouri governor

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stymied by state regulators, a renewable energy company seeking to build one of the nation’s...

Labor unrest mars countdown to Pilgrims’ 400th anniversary

By MARK PRATT Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts living history museum that depicts life at the time of the Pilgrims has reopened for the...

New Indiana law could aid women and minorities in business loans

By SCOTT L. MILEY CNHI Statehouse Bureau (Anderson) Herald Bulletin ANDERSON — Amid boxes of dog treats ready for shipping, Cindy Dunston Quirk finds time to play...