Holiday Gift Guide

Should Pets Be Given As Gifts?

Few gifts can light up a child’s eyes around the holidays like the sight of a new family pet. When kids awake on Christmas morning, the sight of a new puppy or kitten under the tree is one they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. While pets are valuable additions to a household, that doesn’t mean that doggy in […]

Irene M. Hahn

Irene M. Hahn, 87, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 28, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Irene was born in Napoleon on Dec. 10, 1920, the daughter of the late Guy and the late Grace (Partee) Fidler. On Nov. 16, 1946, she married Kenneth W. Hahn, and he preceded her in death in 1967. She was […]

Library Board Tables Mural Study

Archbold Library Board members agreed during a Nov. 20 meeting to table a mural discussion. Early in the fall, the board began discussing a mural for the hall between the library entrance and the community room. Last month, a local resident contacted Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, about making a contribution to the mural. During the November meeting, board members agreed […]

FFA News

Lynae Fry and Krista Spiess reported on their trip to Washington Leadership Conference at the Pettisville FFA alumni meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 18. They were helped through the alumni. Rachel Fry, FFA president, gave an FFA update. The following officers were elected: Greg Burkholder, president; Jacob Nafziger, vice presi- dent; Chad Aeschliman, secretary; Cathy Nofziger, treasurer. Delegates are needed for the […]

Holiday Gift Guide

Gift Smarter, Not Harder: Memorable Solutions To Gift-Giving Dilemmas

Here’s a gift for you this holiday season: some great tips on finding gifts that express the joy of the season-while staying on budget and minimizing the stress of seasonal shopping. The key is to dig down to the root of your relationships and give gifts that spark fond memories while strengthening personal bonds. Here are a few stress-reducing shopping […]

Warren C. Kingsbury

Warren C. Kingsbury, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 28, 2008, at Heartland of Wauseon. He was born March 13, 1916, at Allendale, Mich., the son of Milo and Bessie (Casler) Kingsbury, and married Marguerite Meier on March 8, 1942. An Archbold-area resident 55 years, he worked in maintenance, as a custodian and bus driver for […]

Streaks Win Opener 61-55 Over Edgerton

Brian Ziegler opened his first season as head coach of the Blue Streaks with a victory when Archbold defeated Edgerton 61- 55, Saturday, Nov. 29, in a nonleague girls basketball contest at AHS. “This was a nice victory to open the season,” said the coach. “The girls did a nice job down the stretch hitting key free throws to seal […]


Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Thursday, Dec. 4, 12-6 p.m., North Clinton Mennonite Church, 15311 Co. Rd. F, Wauseon; Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Harley Davidson Sales & Service, 862 American Rd., Napoleon; Monday, Dec. 8, 1-7 p.m., Ridgeville Corners American Legion, Co. Rd. 19. ACT Archbold Community Theatre auditions for […]

Holiday Gift Guide

Personal Care A Growing Passion- And Gift Idea

The spa industry is a booming one. Over the last three years, visits to spas have increased by 16 percent. More than half of the men and women visiting spas to engage in facials, manicures, pedicures, massages and restorative baths do so for relaxation purposes. What’s more, many spa visitors want to recreate the services and relaxation values of spa […]

Jane Adaline Nelson

Jane Adaline Nelson, 82, of rural Napoleon, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday morning, Nov. 26, 2008. Prior to her retirement she had worked worked at Bil-Jax in Archbold and then Sauder Woodworking. Mrs. Nelson was born in Henry County, Ohio on Aug. 1, 1926, the daughter of the late Stanley A. and Mabel (Wheller) Lee. On Sept. […]

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