New schedule for Dustman Road water tower work

The rehabilitation of the water tower on Dustman Road, having been put on hold indefinitely, has been ...

Light’s out

Travis Barnes of the Bluffton Electric Department removes a light from the ceiling of the Bluffton City Gym this morning. The lights are being...

Hazardous material, shred day contracts get board’s approval

By JESSICA BRICKER County officials have approved the agreements necessary to host “Tox-Away Day” and a shredding event. Both agreements — with NuGenesis for Tox-Away Day...

Donors wanted for plaza project

The goal is to build a new plaza adjacent to the ...

Honor to whom honor is due

News-Banner employees stand outside the newspaper’s building at 125 N. Johnson St. as Joe Smekens’ funeral procession makes its way east ...

N-B Photos: School Walkout Day

Students at Bluffton and Norwell high schools participated in National School Walkout Day through organized activities. At Bluffton, students met in the cafetorium ...

‘He insisted I include Joe Smekens’

Angie Harris was comforted last week that her father had recently been able to meet up with a number of friends. The family had been dealing with her ...

Legion honors Holland, Platt, Zoda

Three public safety workers were honored during the annual ...

Rediger: Get to know the 1st Amendment

“My message is simple,” he said Thursday morning at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, held at the Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre ...

A peek at the printing process

News-Banner Publisher Doug Brown, foreground, points to the press during the newspaper’s Wells County Chamber Business Before Hours event Wednesday morning. The ...