The sun and the moon put on a celestial show

By MATTHEW LeBLANC When a near total eclipse came to Wells County Monday, students at Bluffton-Harrison Middle School were ready. Armed with modified cereal boxes and...

Drainage Board hears input on watershed’s maintenance rate

The Wells County Drainage Board held a public hearing Monday on the matter and heard ...

Road improvement projects continue across the county

By JESSICA BRICKER Chip and seal and road conversion projects continue throughout the county. That was the word to the Wells County Commissioners, who on Monday...

Raise sought for recycling chief

By JESSICA BRICKER Regardless of how the Wells County Council votes on raises in its 2018 budget, the supervisor of the local recycling center appears...

Crews restore trail at Ouabache

History is all around us. In the case of Ouabache State Park, it’s at least below your feet ...

State park to host eclipse program

Ouabache State Park will host a program at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, on the upcoming eclipse. The near total eclipse will be Monday afternoon,...

Street dug up for old railroad ties

By DAVE SCHULTZ The interurban railroad of years past has somewhat of an unwanted legacy when it comes to Washington Street in Bluffton. Street Department workers...

Man hurt

Wells County Sheriff’s deputies Jeff McClish, left, and Ryan Mounsey look for identification ...

Comin’ through

A semi carrying what appeared to be part of a wind turbine made its way through Bluffton ...

He’s back!

National Guardsman Spencer Copeland smiles with his daughter, Sophia Copeland, outside ...