Kinsman Makes Olympic Trials

Rachel (Sauder) Kinsman, who ran to nine state high school championships and was an All-American in college, will make a second try for the U.S. Olympic Team as a marathon runner. But she admits she probably won’t be 100% for the trials. After all, her second daughter, Adison, was just born Oct. 25. “I started training a couple of weeks […]

Death Notice

Death Notice Frieda L. Nofziger, 89, Archbold, died Friday, Dec. 7. 2007, in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Survivors include two brothers, Marvin Wayne Nofziger, Wauseon, and Donald “Pete” (Shirley) Nofziger, Archbold. Interment was in the Pettisville Cemetery.

Couple Announces March 8 Wedding

Kurt Cline, Celina, and Katie Sprunger, Berne, Ind., have announced their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Kerrie Sprunger, Berne, Ind. A graduate of South Adams High School, she received a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Huntington (Ind.) University. Her fiancé is the son of Ken and Connie Cline, Archbold. He graduated from Archbold High […]

Christmastime And Snow Go Hand-In-Hand

The decorated lantern and snow at Archbold Methodist Church, Ditto Street, make an especially beautiful picture.- photo by David Pugh

Latta Wins 5th District Congressional Race

Republican Wins Every County

Robert Latta, (R- Bowling Green) will take over the 5th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives once held by his father, after defeating challenger Robin Weirauch (DNapoleon) in a special election Tuesday, Dec. 11. Unofficial results from the Wood County Board of Elections showed Latta with 56,367 votes, or about 57%, to Weirauch’s 42,563, or approximately 43%. There […]

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 2 10:27 am: Paul Murcko, Archbold, reported that between 3 pm and 10 pm the previous day, his pickup truck was struck by an unknown vehicle while parked in the Frey & Sons lot, 106 Stryker St. Dec. 3 No reports. Dec. 4 12:32 pm: A pickup truck, driven by Walter M. Guthrie, 80, rural Stryker, was traveling south […]

Kings Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Pauline Klopfenstein and Marvin King were married Dec. 14, 1957 in Central Mennonite Church, Archbold. Jesse Short, pastor, officiated the ceremony. They have two children, Larry (Cathy) King, and Duane (Jenny) King, Pettisville. They have five grandchildren. The family will celebrate with a dinner.


LPDC Local Professional Development Committee for Archbold Area Schools, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 7:30 a.m., Archbold High School conference room, 600 Lafayette. AACC Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, noon luncheon meeting, Monday, Dec. 17. Speaker: Jay Budde, Rails to Trails. Alzheimer’s Assoc. Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 210 N. Main St., Swanton. […]

Ted Lange Nominated For Second Grammy

Ted Lange is one of the lucky ones. The Ridgeville Corners resident was nominated for a 2005 Grammy award with the band John Gora and Górale of Ontario, Canada. It seems like the Grammys would be the experience of a lifetime. Yet Lange is lucky enough that he’ll be pluralizing that experience this February. The band has just been nominated […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Mortgage Electronic Registration, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs. Richard Bayless, Jr., Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Suntrust Mortgage, Inc., Richmond, Va., plaintiff vs. Anthony Lewis, Jr., Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. NSBC Bank USA, South Salt Lake, Utah, plaintiff vs. Phyllis Kinder, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Citibank, Kansas City, Mo., plaintiff vs. Richard Wallington, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Bank of America, Cincinnati, […]

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