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NOAH: Ordinary People Providing A New Start To Others

"Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination." Author unknown. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Merlin Baumgartner

Merlin Baumgartner, 82, of Archbold, died early Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Carl E. Rosebrock

Carl E. Rosebrock, 77, of Ridgeville Corners, died Saturday evening, Dec. 13, 2008 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born April 22, 1931, in Ridgeville Corners to the late Henry & Anna (Hasemeier) Rosebrock. On Nov. More...

Robert L. Hartman

Robert L. Hartman, 79, of Wauseon, passed away late Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at the St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. Prior to his retirement he was a foreman for the former El Paso Natural Gas Pipeline. Mr. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Three, Up Record To 5-1

The Archbold girls basketball team won three straight games last week to raise its record to 5-1, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Streaks opened the week with a 58-39 non-league victory over Rossford, Monday, Dec. 8. More...

AHS Kicks Off Season With 2-0 League Mark

Archbold hosted Bryan, Delta, and Evergreen to open the wrestling season, Thursday, Dec. 11. More...

Wrestlers Go 9-1 At Bascom

The Archbold wrestling team traveled to Bascom, Friday, Dec. 12 for the two-day Hopewell Loudon Invitational. The Streaks finished 9-1, their only loss coming to Elmwood 34-31. Elmwood finished 10-0. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Vickie Gramling, prelude; Ric Nelson, Advent drama; worship through singing led by Worship Team; video offertory, What Child is This? Sermon, "What Do You Expect," Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. More...

Enjoying Refreshments

Belle Clark, left, 8, and her five-year-old sister Bervia, Archbold, take a moment to enjoy cookies and punch, which were offered during Santa's annual visit to Archbold. Santa listened to children's Christmas wishes, Saturday, Dec. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 5: Jennifer and Brent Beard, Napoleon, boy. Dec. 6: Lorena and Ezequiel Reyes, Archbold, girl. Dec. 8: Amy and Derek Schmidt, Delta, boy. Dec. 9: Jenne Allan, Wauseon, boy; Corey and Honour Ruffer, Archbold, boy. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Okra, Tomato & Corn

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onion 1.2 cup diced cooked ham (optional) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 package (10 ounces) frozen okra, thawed and cut into 1. More...

Recipe Corner

Easy Marshmallow Snails

1 package (4-serving size) gelatin, any flavor 1.2 cup warm water 1 3.4 cups miniature marshmallows, divided 24 pieces red string licorice (1 inch each) 1.4 cup ready-to-spread vanilla frosting Mix gelatin and water in medium microwavable More...

Recipe Corner

Pork Tenderloin With Balsamic Olive Oil Sauce

2 small pork tenderloins (about 12 ounces each), patted dry and sliced lengthwise almost all the way through, then opened up 3 tablespoons olive oil Salt and ground black pepper 1.4 cup balsamic vinegar 1. More...

WINTER STORM WATCH

..ANOTHER WINTER STORM POSSIBLE FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...Posted 12.22, 5:49 p.m. More...

Local Officials Say Air Quality Report Is Misleading

Deskins: USA Today Study, "Very Irresponsible Reporting"

While USA Today, a national newspaper, said the air quality in Archbold schools is among the worst in the nation, local, county, and state officials say there is no need for concern. More...

Santa Comes To Town

That Jolly Old Elf, Santa Claus, stopped by the Archbold Ruihley Park Pavilion, Saturday, Dec. 13, to hear requests from good girls and boys. Keith Oyer, a veteran Santa, again played the role of the North Pole resident. More...

 

News

Archbold Native Retires From Ashland University Faculty

Ashland University honored John Fraas, a retiring faculty member, Wednesday, Dec. 10. Fraas, an Archbold native and a trustees' professor and professor of business administration, retired at the end of fall classes for the 2008-09 academic year. More...

Park Board Discusses Scout Cabin Repair

The Archbold Park Board discussed foundation repairs to the scout cabin in Ruihley Park during the Tuesday night, Dec. 9, meeting. Jennifer Kidder, parks and recreation director, said the cabin work is planned for January or February 2009. More...

Library Board Freezes Employees' 2009 Wages

During their Wednesday, Dec. 10, meeting, members of the Archbold Community Library board voted to freeze wages of library employees for 2009. Last December the employees received a three percent wage increase for 2008. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 7 9:15 pm: Vehicle vandalism, 300 Park St. Dec. 8 8:18 am: Traffic stop, improper lane, 700 block S. Defi- ance St., sleepy driver, advised subject. 8:28 am: Disabled vehicle, S. Defiance St. at Lafayette St., pushed vehicle off roadway. More...

Police Have Leads In Theft From Home

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said officers have some leads they are following in connection with a theft of cash from a residence. More...

Police Investigate Dec. 11 Theft

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said officers are investigating the theft of $150 in cash from the Friendship Food Mart. A representative of the store told offices the money was taken sometime between 8:50 and 10 am, Thursday, Dec. 11. More...

Opinion

Fear In The Air

USA Today, a national newspaper, said that the air quality in Archbold elementary and high schools is so bad, it's among the worst in the nation. More...

Up The Ante, Bring Company Here

For the last few months, Archbold has been locked in a struggle with an unnamed Michigan community to land a ripe economic development plum. An unnamed company is looking for a home for a factory, which could employ up to 500 persons. More...

Letter To The Editor

Shop Archbold! As a native of Archbold, although I no longer live in Archbold, I do patronize many of the businesses here. I have purchased cars, furniture, floor covering, hardware, and lawn equipment. I do my banking in Archbold. More...

Christmas Greetings

Children Write Letters To Santa Claus

Mrs. Holsopple Grade 2, Pettisville Dear Santa, How are your elves? Are thay good? I bet thay are happy. I want a wii game. How is all of your deer? What do you eat? Do you got a dog? From, Drake McKeever Dear Santa I could us a lape top. More...

Local Children Write Letters To Santa Claus

Miss Hurst Grade 2, Archbold Dear Santa Hello how aer you today? Do you know if I'm on you good list or on your bad list? What I whant for Christmas is a stufft annimal and a new DVD! I hope you have a good Christmas. More...

Santa Looks Forward To Children's Christmas Letters

Mrs. Biederstedt Grade 2, Archbold Dear Santa, How have you been? My friend said your not real. But I think you are real. For Chirismas I want a mouth guard. Hope you have a verry merry Chirismas! More...