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...

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...

Bagpipes at Ossian Elementary School

Students at Ossian Elementary School celebrated St. Patrick's Day with The O'Toole's, a Fort Wayne-based "good time" bagpipe band. (Video by Matthew LeBlanc)

‘Thank you, seniors’

Norwell High School fans and cheerleaders chant, “Thank you, seniors,” as the clock winds down during Norwell’s sectional loss to Bishop Luers at Columbia...

Southern Wells must replace students’ Chromebooks

By GLEN WERLING For some it may be difficult to believe, but Southern Wells High School’s Chromebooks have reached the end of their three-year life...

NWCS board approves Josh Gerber as new football coach

• Related story, Sports By GLEN WERLING Josh Gerber will be taking the helm of the Norwell High School football program. Gerber, an assistant coach for the past...

SW board gets preliminary reports of campus water well replacement

By GLEN WERLING While the big news from Tuesday’s meeting of the Southern Wells School Board was the announcement that Steve Darnell is slated to...

Ossian speller runner-up at regional bee

By MATTHEW LeBLANC A Wells County speller is among the region’s best. Jared White, 11, came in second at Saturday’s Journal Gazette Regional Spelling Bee in Fort...

Norwell preps for annual show choir gathering

By KAYLEEN REUSSER The Norwell Show Choir’s 2016 invitational this Saturday will feature 27 schools in competition, some driving as much as three hours to...

A retooled SAT

College entrance exam gets a makeover By MATTHEW LeBLANC Mason Page isn’t sure yet whether he’ll go to college. He still has another year of high school left,...