Fire damages Kozy Kourt residence, killing 3 pets

By JESSICA WILLIAMS Three pets were killed but the human residents were uninjured in a Saturday morning house fire north of Ossian.Ossian Fire was dispatched...

Bitter cold doesn’t cool ardor at Ossian’s ‘Love Run’

By PATTY ELWELL It was 5 degrees and bitterly cold and yet almost 60 people showed up to support the first Ossian Rolls Love Run...

Local festivals get new dates, could be adding rides

By PATTY ELWELLEven though it is only February, those in charge of area summer and fall festivals have made the move to change their...

Election Board will push hard on vote centers

By DAVE SCHULTZ The Wells County Election Board met Thursday, and vote centers dominated the discussion. The board members — County Clerk Yvette Runkle, Roy Johnson,...

Woodward seeks another term as Wells County Commissioner

Kevin Woodward is seeking his fifth term as Wells County Commissioner, and is thus far unopposed for the office. Woodward has been the District 3...

Bertsch, deputy recorder, has filed to seek office’s stop spot

Carolyn Bertsch of Ossian will run for Wells County Recorder in the May primary election. Bertsch, a Republican, has served for the past three and...

Ossian woman dies in I-469 crash

By GLEN WERLING Ossian resident Beth Ann Harmes was killed in a single-car crash at the I-69 overpass on I-469 near the GM plant Monday...

Ossian woman killed in Allen County crash

Beth Ann Harmes, 49, Ossian, has been identified as the driver of the car that was involved in a fatal crash Monday night on Interstate...

Projects receive green light from Ossian council

By GLEN WERLING The first steps of several items – including a substantial municipal project, a sleuth-like investigation of the town’s sewers and rewriting of...

New member joins town’s police board

By GLEN WERLING Caleb Chichester will be the new police commissioner in Ossian. Chichester was picked by a 5-0 vote by Ossian Town Council members...