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Leininger Concerned About Only One New Housing Start In 2014

Ed Leininger, Archbold village councilman, was concerned by one statistic revealed at the Monday, Jan. More...

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Obituaries

Burdette E. Frysinger

Burdette E. Frysinger, age 92, of Napoleon, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at The Lutheran Home, Napoleon.  He was born in Liberty Township on Oct. More...

Lorna J. Miller

Lorna J. Miller, 82, of Ridgeville Corners, died Tuesday, Jan. 06, 2015, at Fulton County Health Center.  She was born Dec. More...

Wayne and Mildred Uhler

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at 2 p.m., at the Fayette Christian Church for Wayne and Mildred Uhler. Wayne passed away Dec. 17, 2014, and Mildred passed away Jan. More...

Sports

Streaks Squeak By Swanton 44-43

The Archbold Blue Streaks gave a warm welcome to the Swanton Bulldogs, Thursday, Jan. More...

AHS Wrestlers Tame Golden Bears, Tigers

Archbold returned to wrestling action, Thursday, Jan. More...

AHS Girls Beat Stryker, Fall To Swanton

The Archbold girls basketball team split their games last week, defeating Stryker but falling to Swanton.  The Streaks easily beat Stryker 57-26, Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Stryker.  Archbold was back on the road, Friday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Genesis 2: God’s Design: Marriage as Provision,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Anthropoi And On Fire Win Second Bible Quiz

The second gathering of the Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz season was held at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Sunday, Jan. 11.  It covered the first seven chapters of the book of Mark.  More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., M.E. Miller Tire, 17386 St. Rt. 2, Wauseon.  Mental Health   More...

Attorney General Office Takes Over Local “Sexting” Investigation

The investigation into alleged “sexting” by Archbold High School students has been turned over to the office of the Ohio Attorney General. More...

Pettisville Schools Might Need To Consider Tax Hike

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, recommended the Pettisville School Board look at a tax hike.  Speaking at the Monday, Jan. More...

Sod For Pettisville Softball Field Donated

MAC Athletics of Minster donated $29,700 worth of sod for the new Pettisville High School varsity softball diamond.  The Pettisville School Board received the information during its Monday, Jan. More...

 

News

Blue Streak Gridders Earn Academic All-Ohio Title

Members of the Archbold High School varsity football team were named an Academic All-Ohio squad for the seventh straight year. The squad had a cumulative grade-point average of 3.69, the second-highest in the state. More...

County Flu Situation Improving

Reports from Fulton County physicians indicate the number of cases of influenza in the county is declining.  Cindy Rose, director of nursing at the Fulton County Health Department, said while physicians are not required to report the number of f More...

Fryman Returns As Council President

Jeff Fryman, Archbold village councilman, was reelected to the post of council president at the Monday night, Jan. More...

Public Record

Car Burns In Driveway

The Archbold Fire Department has not determined the cause of a fire that severely damaged a car, Thursday, Jan. More...

Stipp Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

Kyle D. Stipp, 24, rural Archbold, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the robbery of a Wauseon drive- thruconvenience store. The store was robbed at gunpoint at 10:11 pm, May 30, 2014. More...

Youth Hospitalized After Jan. 6 Crash

A Stryker child was flown to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, following a collision between the minivan in which he was a passenger and a semi at the intersection of Co. Rd. 24 and St. Rt. 2 at 3:38 pm, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Opinion

Rural Delivery Impacted By Slowdown Of Mail

The United States Postal Service has been the source of excuses and the butt of jokes for decades.  A payment didn’t arrive on time? Blame the post office. Somebody’s birthday card never arrived? It’s the fault of the USPS. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005   More...

Easing Ban On Blood Donations A Good Step

Other Editors Say...

The Food and Drug Administration plan to change its blood-donation guidelines might not make an enormous difference in the available blood supply, but it will help.  It also gets rid of a decades old prohibition that wasn’t based on curren More...