2010-09-08

Mann, Nofziger Win Kart Races At Fort Wayne, Ind.



Jeremy Mann, 15, Archbold, and Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, were feature event winners in kart racing action at Ft. Wayne, Ind., Friday, Aug. 27. It wasn’t easy for Mann. After finishing second in the first heat of junior stock action, John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, said the youngster complained his accelerator pedal “felt funny.” It felt funny […]

No Charges After Bus Incident



No charges were filed after a Tuesday, Aug. 31 incident on a bus carrying passengers to Northwest Products, Archbold. An Archbold police offi- cer was called to Northwest Products to investigate the case, which occurred while the bus was stopped at the North Defiance Street-Norfolk Southern crossing. The report states both parties involved “admitted to taking swings at each other […]

Streaks Top Bears In League Opener



A scoreless first half, two touchdowns within minutes of each other, and an 83- yard kickoff return allowed the Archbold Blue Streaks to slip out of Bryan with a 14- 7 Northwest Ohio Athletic League football victory, Friday, Sept. 3. It was the league opener for both Archbold (2-0) and Bryan (0-2). Looking to avenge a 35-10 loss from last […]

Virginia Montague

July 21, 1931-Aug. 30, 2010

Virginia Montague, 79, of Fayette, passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 30, 2010, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born on July 21, 1931, in Hudson, Mich., to the late Merrill J. and Mabel L. (Fish) Bailey. She married Donald Montague in Morenci, Mich., on March 12, 1947, and he survives. Virginia was previously employed at a restaurant plaza […]

Police Reunite Mother, Children



Archbold police reunited a mother with her children in an incident that occurred about 10:27 am, Wednesday, Sept. 1. Police received a report of two small children playing around the former Burger King building. An officer located the children, ages two and four. After talking with the children, the officer took them to the 800 block of West Street, where […]

PHS Girls, AHS Boys Win Tri-Meet



Led by Tanner Hostetler, the Pettisville girls cross country team won a tri-meet with Archbold and Evergreen, Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the Archbold reservoir. Five Blackbird girls crossed the finish line first to give PHS a team score of 15 points. Evergreen was second with 47. Hostetler won the race in 21 minutes, 57 seconds. Archbold did not have any […]

Janese A. Dotterer



Janese A. Dotterer, age 64, of rural Stryker, passed away Saturday, Sept., 4, 2010, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Prior to her retirement, Janese had taught at Stryker High School for 30 years. She was an adjunct professor of mathematics at Defiance College for 10 years. Janese was born in […]

Graffiti Vandals Strike Twice



Vandals armed with spray paint damaged a building on East Mechanic Street and the boat ramp at the Village of Archbold Reservoir No. 2 sometime after midnight, Saturday, Aug. 28, and the following day. A subject taking a morning walk around the reservoir spotted graffiti damage to the boat ramp about 9:30 am, Sunday, Aug. 29. Vandals sprayed paint on […]

AHS Boys Soccer Beats Liberty Center 8-0



The Archbold boys varsity soccer team hosted Liberty Center, Tuesday, Aug. 31. The Streaks posted their third straight victory, winning 8-0, and improved their season record to 3-1. Leading scorers were David Bontrager and Blake Drewes with two goals each. Jarett Lerma, Aaron Bontrager, Justin Allison, and Gabe Peña also chipped in goals. A. Bontrager led the assists category with […]

Delmar D. Beck



Delmar D. Beck, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Aug. 31, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Nov. 9, 1915, near Archbold, a son of Joseph and Amanda (Baer) Beck. He married Berneda Wyse in February 1937 and she preceded him in death in May 1979. He married Violet Roth in […]


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