BHS bomb threat ends with 2 students held

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Two Bluffton High School students are in police custody after allegedly making a bomb threat Thursday morning. “We have confessions as to what...

Everything in common

Mom and her newborn twins share Feb. 29 birthdays By DAVE SCHULTZ What are the odds? Courtney Eltzroth’s birthday is Feb. 29. She’s 28, meaning she was...

Police: Man posed as TV tech,...

By GLEN WERLING A Bluffton man has been arrested on multiple charges after posing as a satellite television repairman to steal medication from people’s houses. Austin...

County’s last round barn is gone, but the wood remains

By DAVE SCHULTZ Maybe, just maybe, the old barn wasn’t quite ready to come down. Maybe it heard the conversations about its condition and what...

Steve Darnell to return, will lead Southern Wells

By GLEN WERLING A familiar face to Wells County education is returning. Steve Darnell was hired as the new superintendent of Southern Wells Community Schools during...

2 local medical offices closing

By MARK MILLER Officials of the Lutheran Health Network, which operates the Bluffton Medical Group, confirmed Wednesday afternoon that two medical offices are being closed...

Man is arrested after Saturday knife attack

By GLEN WERLING A Bluffton man was being held without bond in the Wells County Jail after he allegedly cut up a man with a...

Bluffton boosts sewer rates to pay for upgrades

By DAVE SCHULTZ Bluffton’s sewer rates went up Tuesday night as the members of the city’s Common Council approved the rate ordinance on second and...

Southern Wells students get drenched for a cause

After reading a book about people in South Sudan, students at Southern Wells Junior High School decided to raise money to help. Students raised...

Fire causes damage to Ossian house

By GLEN WERLING Fire caused heavy damage to an East LaFever Street home in Ossian Saturday. Ossian firefighters were called out to the 126 E. LaFever...