N-B won’t publish Dec. 26, Jan. 2

In observance of Christmas, the News-Banner will not publish Monday, Dec. 26. The office will be closed that day as well. The normal publishing schedule...

Solid Waste District hears financial update

By MATTHEW  LeBLANC The board of the Wells County Solid Waste Management District approved routine financial items and got updates on the recycling center on...

Senior Expo coming up Thursday at 4-H Park

The annual Wells County Senior Expo is set for Thursday, May 4 ...

CRP donation

Bluffton NOW! Board Members recently presented Rachel Reinhard, owner of Sweet Obsessions in Bluffton, with a check for $1,415.77 from the Community Re-investment Program...

Council declines hike in county’s wheel tax

The Wells County Council will not be making changes to the county’s surtax and wheel tax ...

Fixer-uppers: City demanding action on 10 houses

By DAVE SCHULTZ Building Commissioner Ted Smith brought 10 unsafe building citations to the Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety Tuesday afternoon, and there...

Facility repairs needed at county recycling center

By JESSICA BRICKER A couple of facility repairs are moving forward for the Wells County Solid Waste District Recycling Center. The center’s director, Mike Miller, told...

Jackson Sills receives the Krinn Award

Moments after learning he’d won the second prestigious award at the Wells County 4-H Fair in as ...

Police arrest fourth person in gun thefts

A fourth person is in custody in connection to a home invasion armed robbery last August on Bluffton’s east side ...

Caroling

Joyce Sprunger uses her camera Tuesday morning to snap a photo of Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School students who visited River Terrace. More than 100 students...