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Township To Make Illuminated Stop Signs In-House

The German Township Trustees changed their plans for stop signs with flashing lights at the intersection of Co. Rd. A and Co. Rd. 24 at their Monday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Joan (Palm) Plassman

Joan (Palm) Plassman, age 88, of Archbold, passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Joan was born on Nov. More...

Donald J. Page

Donald J. Page, age 91, of De Graff, Ohio, died at 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Helen Muthler Drake

Helen Muthler Drake, of Windsor Heights, Iowa, died Sept. 5, 2018, after a brief illness. More...

Opinion

A Great County Fair

Our county fair is a great county fair, perhaps the best county fair in the state. Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote similar lyrics for the song “State Fair,” and we feel the same about our Fulton County Fair. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008   The Archbold Planning Commission decided it didn’t need to make a decision about a group home project on Sylvanus Street, because it’s not a group home.  More...

Letter To The Editor

Sixteen years ago, my first son was born. I remember how my feelings of joy and relief turned into a crystal clear desire to provide well for my new family.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Dave Nafziger, worship leader. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival-Moved in Prayer,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Sept 1: Lauren & Andrew Emch, Archbold, boy.  Sept. 3: Chelsea & Mario Perez, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Organizations

Grief  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Mondays through Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.  Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Pettisville Students Raise, Then Release Monarch Butterflies

Dora, Caleb, Sam, Joseph, Jack, Cassidy, Katrina, Bob, and several others have departed Pettisville Elementary School for Mexico.  They’re monarch butterflies, raised in Jodi Yeager’s third grade class.  In the third grade, &ldq More...

Tax Credits Extended For Sauder Woodworking; Economic Development, Annexation Discussed

Archbold Village Council dealt with two economic development-related issues during its Monday, Sept. 10 meeting.  Council voted to extend by two years an income tax credit agreement with Sauder Woodworking. More...

Ripke Passionate About Local Business

Lora Ripke, the new director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, is passionate about keeping local businesses open.  And she sees value in small towns.  “I really enjoy being a part of a small community, a small town, and I thin More...

 

News

Crane In Town

A large crane was set up at the corner of North Defiance and West Holland streets in Archbold, Friday, Sept. 7. Parts of the communications tower at the radio station, which is housed on the second floor of the building, required work. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 2   8:26 pm: 400 block Ditto St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Aug. More...

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Sept. 17, 5 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. More...

Sports

Streaks Ground Flyers

Archbold led the entire game, but needed a strong defensive effort to defeat Lake 23-14, Friday, Sept. More...

AHS Second At Stryker Invite, PHS Seventh

Wauseon stopped Archbold from winning its third straight Panther Golf Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 8, at Stryker.  The Indians finished with a team score of 323. More...

Archbold Boys Soccer Raises Record To 6-1

The Archbold boys soccer team got back to business after the Labor Day weekend and posted a pair of wins.  The Blue Streaks, ranked ninth in Division III in the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll, defeated Springfield 6-1 and fought More...