Keeping the teachers here

Schools in Wells County rank above schools nationally and in Indiana for teacher retention, an analysis of state data shows ...

BHMSD choirs to perform Thursday

The choirs of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District will present their second annual “Spring Sing!” concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the...

‘Go bags’ a tool for EMS and schools

By JESSICA WILLIAMS and MATTHEW LeBLANC Local emergency crews and education leaders are preparing a response for something they hope they never have to face –...

Ault and Murray take seats on Bluffton-Harrison school board

At the board’s first meeting in 2017, Adam Ault and Mike Murray were sworn in. Both were elected to seats on the board in the ...

ISTEP+ is underway, despite a small glitch

By MATTHEW LeBLANC An outage involving Amazon’s cloud service affected ISTEP+ testing Tuesday in Bluffton. Technology Director Scott Ribich of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District said...

Jumping for a cause

Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School fourth-graders ...

A-F school grades are out: one ‘A’ in Wells County

One school in Wells County received an “A” grade for 2016, according to data released Tuesday by the Indiana Department of ...

BHS class helps teen mothers

By MATTHEW LeBLANC A single mother, Rose Zschernitz admits she sometimes struggles to keep the hustle and bustle of her daily life to a minimum. “My...

Homecoming night

It was Fall Festival homecoming night at Bluffton and also homecoming at Norwell ...

Indiana not alone in testing woes

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Indiana, you’re not alone. That’s the message from Tennessee officials whose recent research shows several states have been affected by ongoing problems with...