Thursday Mar 6
William 'Bill' Behrman
William "Bill" Fred Behrman, 79, of Defiance, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Napoleon, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
February 2014 is Wet in Henry County
With March coming in like a penguin for most of the Buckeye state; the Napoleon weather station recorded a wet February in the city.
Barbara J. Waltimire, 80, of Napoleon, Ohio, died peacefully Saturday, March 1, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Injury Accident in Henry County, Fatal in Wood County
The Henry County Sheriff's office checked out a crash on state route 108 near road S, north of Napoleon at 5:50am today.
Napoleon Police Officers to Be Recognized for Heroic Efforts
A life-saving effort by Napoleon police officers will be recognized by the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, with their annual Hero award.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Wilma M. Sonnenberg, 84, of Napoleon, Ohio died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Liberty Center Residents have to Keep Sump Pump Water Out of Sewer
Liberty Center council approved the second reading on an ordinance to raise water rates by 3%; to match the cost passed-on by the city of Napoleon.
Napoleon Area School Board Gets Update on Facilities
With just a few personnel items on the docket; the majority of the discussion at the Napoleon Area School Board of Education meeting Wednesday night focused on facilities.
Napoleon Man Arraigned for Failing to Register Change of Address as Sex Offender
A Napoleon man is being held on a cash bond of $15,000, after his arraignment in Napoleon Municipal Court on a felony charge of Failing to Register a change of address as a Sex Offender.
Heavy rains replace snow as winter's latest hazard
Plumes erupt from cars passing through water on Sylvania Avenue near Centennial Road in Sylvania Township, the result of melting snow and rainfall.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Heavy rain floods city streets
Residents say they expected a little flooding, but not like this. The head of the sewer department told me his crews started two days ago clearing snow from the storm drains, but it appears it didn't help The heavy rain caused roads to flood and problems for drivers.
Napoleon facility's roof collapses
Eleven people were evaluated for exposure to ammonia fumes today when a roof collapsed at a cold storage facility, causing a pipe to burst and release the gas.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Orma Lee Koeppe, 84, of Evansport, passed away Tuesday morning, February 18, 2014, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Napoleon Council Works on Rules for Sewer Responsibility
The biggest chunk of the Monday Napoleon council session dealt with how to handle sewer line repairs, and responsibility for the cost.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Injury Accident on Route 24 on Friday
The drifting snow this morning caught a lot of drivers by surprise; and caused slick road conditions in Northwest Ohio.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Robert Victor Gerken, 58, of Hamler, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Saturday night, February 8, 2014, at the Henry County Hospital, Napoleon, Ohio.
Harold William Yagel, 73, of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.
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Foodstuffs: Eat to your heart's (and your valentine's) desire
Apparently getting shot in the bum with Cupid's arrow works up an appetite, and a slew of local restaurants are cashing in on all the hungry love-drunk couples with special Valentine's Day menus.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
NW Ohio voters to have fall choices
Voters in most northwest Ohio legislative districts will likely have a choice of candidates on the ballot this year - including all-new candidates for two House of Representatives seats based in Lima and Napoleon - following candidate filings made this week ahead of the May 6 primary election.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Filings in Henry County for 2014 May Ballot
The Henry County Board of elections reports only two candidates filed for office; including Tom VonDeylen running for county commissioner, and Kevin Garringer, the lone candidate for Henry County auditor.