Fairlawn Auction Bidders Flock To Nafziger’s Special Birdhouses

For Maurice Nafziger, creating amazingly accurate replica birdhouses began by accident when he retired. Having an interest in architecture, he made several from scrap wood. Being self-taught, he says, “I just kept going, and it just kept developing, and they just kept getting more elaborate.” He is one of many local artisans who has supplied arts and crafts to the […]

Recipe Corner

Saffron Potatoes With Red Onions 2 pounds waxy potatoes 10 ounces red onions 1 garlic clove 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped flatleaf parsley (optional) Good pinch of saffron Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Peel the potatoes and cut into longish wedges, depending on their […]

Man Cited For DUI Following Wreck

Charles Lynn Wyse, 52, Archbold, was cited for DUI following a crash in York Township about 11:35 pm Saturday, March 8. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Wyse was traveling west on Co. Rd. H, when he lost control of a minipickup. The truck went off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole. The crash […]

Lantz Sets School Records At Indoor Track Meet

Autumn Lantz, sophomore at Archbold High School, competed in the Division II/III Ohio State Indoor Track Meet at the University of Akron, Saturday, March 15. She qualified to run in the 60- and 200-meter dashes by competing in indoor track meets over the winter. The top 16 competitors with the fastest times advanced to the state meet. Lantz took fifth […]

Police To Crack Down On Stop Bar Violations, Particularly Downtown

Archbold Village Council asked the Archbold Police Department to begin cracking down on drivers who ignore the stop bars at intersections. Particularly, council singled out the North Defiance Street intersections of Holland and Stryker streets. Council made the request at their Monday night, March 17 meeting. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the stop bar, also referred to as a […]

Hard Working Kids

Parents Announce May 17 Wedding

William and Elaine Leininger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Leininger to Justin Trent Dopp, the son of Roger Dopp, Continental, and Grace Shafer, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 1996 Archbold High School graduate, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science from the Ohio State University and a Masters of Arts in Speech […]

Boating Course

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft offers a one-day Ohio Boating Education Course, Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Wauseon Public Library, downtown Wauseon. It covers state/federal navigation rules, safety. —— People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do: I stare out the window […]

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