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NSCC Teams With OSU For New Ag Program

After many years without offering an agriculture program, Northwest State Community College is teaming with The Ohio State University to offer a degree in crop and soil management.  Michael Wolfe, dean of business at NSCC, said the new program w More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jerry Lee Windisch

Jerry Lee Windisch, age 73, of Wauseon passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Mr. Windisch was born in Wauseon on November 6, 1941 the son of the late Clifford and the late Orpha (Mock) Windisch. More...

Melvin L. Cordy

Melvin L. Cordy, age 64, of Fayette, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Prior to his retirement he had worked for Krueger Construction in Archbold for many years. More...

Veda Viola Rittenhouse

Veda Viola Rittenhouse, age 98, passed away April 4, 2015, at Hillside Country Living, Bryan.  She formerly lived at Defiance and Archbold, and Lake Diane, Camden, Mich.  She was born April 22, 1916, in Adams Township, Defiance County, daug More...

Sports

Streak Softballers Open Season 3-1

The Archbold softball team opened the season with three wins in four decisions. The Streaks outslugged Otsego 12-11, Monday, March 30, and then thumped Edon 27-1, Tuesday, March 31. More...

Defiance Sweeps Tri-Meet With Archbold, Bryan, March 31

The Archbold girls track team finished second and the boys team was third in a tri-meet with Bryan and Defiance at Defiance, Tuesday, March 31.  The Blue Streak girls won five events.  More...

Locos Sweep Quad Meet, Pettisville Finishes Second

Montpelier hosted a quad track meet with Pettisville, Hilltop, and North Central, Thursday, April 2.  The Locos swept both meets, while the Birds finished second in both the boys and girls meets.  The PHS girls won six events. More...

Breaking News - 4/7/2015 7:00 PM

NSCC Board Votes To Accept Contract

A new contract between the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees and the college Education Assocation, which represents the teachers, is now in place.  More...

AHS Sexting Investigation Turned Over To Prosecutor

The office of the Ohio attorney general has completed its investigation into alleged incidents of “sexting” among Archbold High School students.  “Sexting” is the practice of taking nude photographs of oneself, then sendi More...

Red Cross Drug Store Demolition Bid To Be Considered April 20

Archbold Village Council will consider the bid for the demolition of the former Red Cross drug store at its Monday, April 20 meeting.  Council was originally scheduled to consider the matter at its Monday, April 6 meeting.  Jeff Fryman, cou More...

“State Fair” Opens April 17 In Archbold

AHS Rehearsal Schedule Interrupted By Spring Break, Field Trip To New York

Archbold High School thespians have their work cut out for them.  Their 2015 show, “State Fair,” opens Friday, April 17.  But before the musical begins, there was spring break, March 30 through April 3. More...

 

News

East Holland Street Site Considered For Cell Tower Location

Verizon Wireless is planning to construct a cellular telephone tower near the street department garage on East Holland Street.  Archbold Village Council approved leasing property to the parent company of Verizon at its Monday, April 6 meeting.&n More...

NSCC Education Assoc. Okays Fact Finder Report, Votes For Strike Option

The Northwest State Community College Education Association has approved an option to call a strike if the NSCC Board of Trustees votes to reject a fact finder’s report and recommendations.  More...

Original NSCC Ag Program Shut Down In 1990

The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees voted to shut down its original agriculture program April 5, 1990.  James Miller, then-president of the college, said an article in this newspaper that the program was closed due to declini More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 27   2:08 pm: Complaint of violation of a protection order, filed at police station.  3:12 pm: Larceny, Archbold High School.  March 28   10:25 am: Assist fire-rescue, 300 block W. More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 12   2:39 pm: 500 block West St., public assist. More...

Archbold Fire Log

March 15   6:11 am: Structure fire, 421 W. Leggett St., Wauseon, stood by for Wauseon Fire Department.  March 27   3 am: Fire alarm, Sanoh America, false alarm.  March 29   3:33 pm: Barn fire, 18730 Co. Rd. More...

Opinion

Another Turnpike Promise Broken?

How many more promises regarding the Ohio Turnpike can be broken?  When the turnpike was built in the late 1950s, Ohioans were promised that when bonds used to finance construction were paid, tolls would be removed. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday April 13, 2005   North Defiance Street will be closed for construction starting May 2. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship choir, worship team, music and offertory. Message, “The Passion Through Peter’s Eyes: Revived-He Couldn’t Help Unleash It,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 27: Lauren Smith, Fayette, boy.  April 1: Kamilla & Justin Hauk, Montpelier, girl.   More...

Organizations

Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, April 13, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.   SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 9, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. More...