2008-09-24

Artisan At Work



Two sisters, ages four and six, look on as Cinda Metcalf, basketweaver at Sauder Village, works in her shop. Many people visited the village during “Celebrate Our Artisans” week at the village. The event ran from Sept. 16-20. – photo by David Pugh

Couple Planning Nov. 22 Wedding



Brooke Renner, Mishawaka, Ind., and Daniel Wynja, South Bend, Ind., announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Janet Renner, Osceola, Ind. She graduated from Penn High School in 1999, and earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Bethel College. She is a teacher at Hums Elementary School. Her fiancé is the son of James and […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club



U-14 Girls The Archbold U14 girls soccer team opened its fall season at Wauseon, Monday, Sept. 15. The Streaks came out strong, with Becca Gerig scoring two goals in the first half. Wauseon scored in the second half but the Streaks held on for a 2-1 win. Amanda Lovejoy and Meggie Yoder were strong in the goal. The team traveled […]

Recipe Corner

Brainy Burrito

2 eggs 1 whole wheat tortilla 1 tablespoon refried beans 1.4 cup low-fat cheese 2 tablespoons salsa 1.2 avocado, sliced Nonstick spray Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Beat eggs; pour into skillet and cook, stirring continually, until slightly set, about 2 minutes. Add cheese. Spread refried beans on tortilla. Cover with a damp paper towel and microwave for 30 […]

Young Spring & Wire Building Perfect For Archbold Furniture



Pete Gstalder, vice president of Archbold Furniture, said there were three key things that brought the company back to Archbold. First, “Archbold is home for us,” Gstalder said. Second, Gstalder said being located in Archbold makes it easier to recruit certain types of employees. Some workers would be willing to commute to Archbold from Toledo, but West Unity, where the […]

AHS 2008-09 Student Council



Members of the Archbold High School student council for the 2008-09 school year are, front row, from left: Jennifer Lindsay, Sarah Wyse, Alyssa Schaub, Katherine Moody, Garrett Morton, sophomores. Second row: Abbey Graber, vice president; Morgan Ducey; Autumn Lantz; Trey Westrick; Collin Walker; Corey Walker; Sam Miller, juniors. Third row: Jake Fidler; David Dominique; D.J. Lersch, president; David Rupp; Andre […]

Jr. High Sports Digest



Pettisville Cross Country Van Wert Invitational Boys Stryker 93, Shawnee 111, Minster 169, Liberty-Benton 171, Pettisville 194, Van Wert 199, Crestview 212, Anna 266, Ottawa-Glandorf 280, Columbus Grove 302, Lincolnview 319, Celina 328, Lakota 333, New Bremen 338, St. Paul Lutheran 346, Fairview 365, Lima Senior 389, Lima Central Catholic 390, Coldwater 417, St. Mary’s Memorial 418, Edgerton 491, St. […]

Recipe Corner

Pumpkin Five-Spice Butter

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup canned or fresh pumpkin pureed, strained 1 tablespoon orange or lemon zest, finely grated 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons Chinese five-spice powder (Bottled five-spice powder can often be found in supermarkets, specialty food stores or in Asian markets.) Salt to taste Optional: confectioners’ sugar or honey powder for sweeter applications; […]

Time Warner Customers Could Lose Fox Channel



Customers of the Time Warner cable system in Archbold could lose WUPW, the Toledo Fox television network affiliate, from their channel lineup. The issue was brought up at the Archbold Village Council meeting, Monday night. Sept. 22. Pat McCauley, government affairs manager of Time Warner, said the firm is in negotiations with Lin TV, owners of WUPW. McCauly said if […]

Citizen Of Year Applications Due



Application forms for the 2008 Archbold Citizen of the Year are due Sept. 30. Applications are available online at www.archbold.com, at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce office, Archbold Buckeye, downtown locations of Farmers & Merchants State Bank and Huntington Bank, and the Archbold Community Library. The 2008 banquet and award, sponsored jointly by Archbold Lions Club and Archbold Chamber […]


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