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Archbold jumped out to an early double-digit lead on its way to a 53-30 Division III regional semifinal victory, Wednesday, March 16, at BGSU.–Posted 3.17, 12:30 am More...

Village Finances In Good Shape

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told members of Archbold Village Council the village financial picture is in good condition. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Joan L. Alderfer

Joan L. Alderfer, age 70, of Archbold and formerly of Woodstock, Vt., passed away Friday, March 18, 2011, in her home.–Posted 3.20, 2:16 pm More...

Brice Adam Jernigan

Brice A. Jernigan, 30, formerly of Wauseon, remains were found in the Superstition Mountain range desert area near Apache Junction, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2010. More...

George A. Swietzer

George A. Swietzer passed away peacefully on March 11, 2011, after a four-month battle with cancer. Born to Lee E. and Elsie E. (Harris) Swietzer on Oct. 20, 1934, he attended Whitmer High School, graduating with the Class of 1952. More...

People

Shuffleboard Winners

Wyse Commons shuffleboard tournament winners, March 9, are, from left: Russ McQuillin, first; Robert Grieser, second; Dale Gautsche, third. Shots of the day: Grieser removed two opponent’s discs, with points on the board. More...

Honor Students

Ben Brader, AHS ‘08, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester in the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University, University Park, Pa. He is the son of Jon and Lorinda, Archbold. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the March 7 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Russ McQuillin, first place; Marv Storrer, second; Dale Gautsche, third. Runs of the day: Storrer, Gautsche & Dave Schaffner, all with runs of four. More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2001 Council voted down 4-2 the proposed National Church Residences apartment project. Debate among supporters of the project and council members was heated at times, and cordial at others. More...

Basketball Players Aid Family In Crisis

What do you call high school basketball team members that, in the midst of a tournament run, drop what they’re doing to get their heads shaved to raise money for a sevenyear old elementary school girl with leukemia? More...

Sunshine Week Highlights Need For Open Government

Across the country, this is Sunshine Week. It’s not about solar power or tanning– it’s about making sure government, at all levels, remains open to the public. More...

Shear Determination Raises Money For Maddy

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While the members of the Archbold High School boys basketball team gave up their hair in an assembly before about 1,000 of their fellow students, they want everyone to know it wasn’t about them. More...

Shear Determination Raises Money For Maddy

Aaron Bernath, stylist Devin Bernath |align=left|width=250|height=227|link=node] Shave 'em! More...

Haitian Orphans Helped By Locals

Because of the efforts of three churches, several Christian organizations, and an answered prayer, a group of Haitian orphans will soon have better living conditions. More...

News

Pettisville’s Got An Egyptian, Yes, They Do!

One of the biggest rivalries in the Buckeye Border Conference is between the Pettisville Blackbirds and the Stryker Panthers. The rivalry spread into the stands when the two teams last met on Friday, Feb. More...

Full Library Staff To Attend Conference

The Archbold Community Library board voted to send the library staff to the Northwest Ohio Library Council Conference on Friday, April 15. The library board voted to approve the trip at its Wednesday, March 9 meeting. More...

PHS Students Showcase Talents At Tractor Troubleshooting Contest

Students from 12 area high schools recently put their knowledge of tractors to the test during competition in the 18th annual FFA District I Agricultural and Industrial Diagnostics Contest at Owens Community College. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 6 No reports. March 7 3:45 pm: Possible theft of a fanny pack, containing $40 in cash, from Northwest Products, under investigation. More...

Man Arrested After Brief Vehicle Chase

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said charges are pending against a man who eluded police following a Monday, March 7, incident in the Colony Meadows Trailer Park. More...

Police Seek Subject In Domestic Incident

Archbold police officers are looking for a man in connection with a Saturday, March 12, incident that occurred in the East Gardens complex. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Face Ontario In Div. III Regional Semifinal

Archbold (22-1) travels to Anderson Arena at Bowling Green State University, tonight, Wednesday, to take on Ontario (16-7) in a Division III boys basketball regional semifinal. The game is to start at approximately 8 p.m. More...

Streaks Win District Title

Archbold laid claim to its 15th Division III district championship, Saturday March 12, with a 56-39 win over Paulding. “A sectional championship is big,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. More...

Archbold Survives District Semifinal

It took overtime, but Archbold (21-1) held off a determined Delta squad and picked up a 44-38 Division III district semifinal win, Thursday, March 10, at Napoleon. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory, children’s choir, Davy, Davy, Message, “Decisions With David,” Trey Sonnenberg. Second service: praiselude by worship team-band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Snow Tubin'

From left, Molly Conway, 11, Luke McQuade, 11, and Austin Welch, 12, Archbold, took advantage of the Friday, Feb. 25 snowstorm to try the sledding hill at Woodland Park. More...

Lester Nafziger Is March Resident Of The Month

Lester Nafziger is the March Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. Born to William and Ruth Frey Nafziger, he was one of eight children. He has many memories of growing up on a farm. More...