N-B Video: Wells County celebrates Independence Day 2016

The Wells County community spent a few days celebrating the July 4 holiday. Here are some scenes from this year's events. (Photos by News-Banner...

How to find a good tax preparer (and write off the bad ones)

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

N-B Slideshow: Ossian Days 2016

(Photos by Glen Werling and Jessica Williams)

N-B Slideshow: Norwell graduation 2016

Nearly 200 graduates celebrated commencement at Norwell High School Sunday. Learn more in the Monday, June 6, News-Banner. (Photos by Jessica Williams)

Health and Wealth in One

How to make money while working out The beginning of the year is a perennial period of self-reflection, and I enjoy partaking in setting a...

N-B Video: Hungry humans

In a different version of the board game "Hungry, Hungry Hippos," children gathered in the City Gym Wednesday for a couple rounds of "Human...

Mistakes on your tax return could lead to an audit

You’re not alone if your heart pounds when you see a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in your mailbox. While some lucky...

N-B Video: BFSF ‘human cannonball’

Tina Miser will fly through the air as a human cannonball in place of her husband, Brian, during this year's Bluffton Free Street Fair....

N-B Slideshow: Southern Wells Graduation 2016

Sixty seniors graduated Sunday, June 5, from Southern Wells High School. (Photos by Matthew LeBlanc)

As tax season approaches, so do scammers

Last summer, Cindy Hockenberry decided she’d had it with threatening phone calls claiming she was behind on her taxes. “One day — I’m not kidding...