2018-07-11

Sixth Straight District Championship, Trip To State



The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team won the District 2 district championship, Friday, July 6, and advanced to the state tournament for the sixth straight year. Archbold plays Tinora in the first round of the state tournament, Sunday, July 15, 12:30 pm, at Elida. Front row, from left: Dawson Liechty, Zane Behnfeldt, Gavin Bailey, Adam Walker, Noah Garcia, Kenny Williams, […]

Delmer E. Nofziger



Delmer E. Nofziger, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, July 8, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born April 21, 1926, near Wauseon, the son of Willis and Lillie (Short) Nofziger, and married Lauretta Wyse on Nov. 28, 1953. He served in Civilian Public Service in Colorado and Maryland and on a cattle boat […]

Move The Line



The Archbold village corporation limits– the lines that demarcate what land is within the village limits– are not perfect. In places the line travels down the middle of a road, making one side of the street within the village, and one side outside. This recently came to light on West Lutz Road. West Lutz Road is one of those with […]

Napoleon Taco Bell Employee Diagnosed With Hepatitis A



After an employee at the Taco Bell in Napoleon was diagnosed with hepatitis A, things have been busy for the Henry County Health Department. “It’s busy, but a good busy,” Joy Ermie, Director of Community Health for HCHD, said Monday morning. HCHD put out a press release, Friday, July 6. The release states the health department “has been notified of […]

Louis (Louie) Brock



Louis (Louie) Brock, 83, of Wauseon, passed away suddenly at Flower Hospital on July 6, 2018, after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Louie was born on April 13, 1935, in Adrian, Mich., and was preceded in death by his parents, Vernie and Agnes (Niner) Brock. Louie graduated from Archbold High School in 1953 and worked at General Motors in Defiance […]

How To Avoid Glenview’s Party-Hearty Embarrassment

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For those who work in government, spending taxpayer money should be an exercise in penny-pinching and caution. It’s that simple. That’s why we’re continually gobsmacked by public officials who just don’t get it. The latest offenders: employees, administrators and elected officials in Glenview, (Ill). A recent Pioneer Press review of three years of expenses on village-issued credit cards found roughly […]

Potential Large Sale Of Water Discussed



Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said village officials have been in discussions with a potential major water customer. Water was a topic at the Monday, July 2 village council meeting. The city of Toledo sends water far outside its borders, to suburban customers, including the North Star-BHP steel mill near Delta, and the northeastern Fulton County water system. Now, Toledo […]

Herman Eugene Kauffman



Herman Eugene Kauffman, 93, passed away, Monday, July 2, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven, in Archbold, to join the love of his life, Kathryn ( Lederman) Kauffman, his wife of 72 years before she passed away in 2017. Herman was the youngest in the family of Noah S. and Katie (Burkholder) Kauffman, born Aug., 12, 1924. Herman’s parents and siblings all […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Brian Dunn, campaign manager for the Ohio Healthy Families Coalition, said last week he would like to know the name of the company that has decided not to move to Archbold. Kevin Sauder, chief executive officer of Sauder Woodworking, said last week the unknown company was in negotiations with his firm “to buy […]

New Citizens Welcomed



Sauder Village hosted the annual Fourth of July Naturalization Ceremony, in which over 70 men and women from foreign lands took the oath to become new citizens of the United States of America. Above: James R. Knepp II, United States District Court judge, speaks to both the new citizens and the gathered crowd. Left: Einstein Francis, Archbold, spoke of his […]


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