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Archbold Schools Earn One A, Three Bs, Three Cs On Report Cards

The lowest grades the Archbold Area School District received on the latest round of information from school report cards were three Cs. The Ohio Department of Education released another round of report card data, Thursday, Feb. 25. More...

RFD Serves Breakfast

The Ridgeville Fire Department served its pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, March 6, at the Ridgeville American Legion. Left: Mary Jo Miller, Ridgeville Corners, adds water to the pancake batter Kaenen J. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Bernard J. Ryan

Bernard J. Ryan, 89, of Defiance, passed away on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, at Twin Rivers Care and Rehabilitation Center in Defiance. He was born on Sept. 16, 1926, to John and Frances (Moser) Ryan in Defiance. On Sept. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Michael “Mike” Floyd Britenriker, 76, Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Stryker, died March 2, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, and three children. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Eagles Clip Blue Streaks 68-61 To Win District Championship

Archbold and Liberty Benton met at the premier gymnasium in northwest Ohio, Napoleon’s Grand Canyon, Saturday, March 5, to battle for a Division III district boys basketball title. More...

Archbold Tops Van Buren In District Semifinal

Archbold (16-8) used a stanch zone defense in the second half and went on a pair of runs to topple the Van Buren Black Knights (18-6) 61-56 in a Division III district boys basketball semifinal, Thursday, March 3. More...

All-Northwest District Basketball Teams Named

Kierstyn Repp, an Archbold junior, was named Third Team All-Northwest District in Division III for girls basketball by the Associated Press last week.  Kamryn Hostetler received an honorable mention.  In Div. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Roger Johnson, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “A Study of Philippians: Indifferent & Intentional,” Nathaniel Miles. More...

Named To FCCC Student Council

Four County Career Center students, all juniors, were named to the 2016 FCCC student council. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support  Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, March 15, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance.   Ability Center  More...

Support For St. Rt. 66 Relocation Builds

Archbold Village Council was told the relocation of St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 is ranked the third-most important transportation projection in Northwest Ohio during its Monday, March 7 meeting. More...

Big Bad Wolf Questioned

John Augustus Larson, inventor of the lie detector, played by Tom Wagner, a Pettisville fifth grade teacher, and the Truth Fairy, played by Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, question the Big Bad Wolf, played by Jim Hoops, a fourth grade teacher, More...

Some Water Bills Go Up $4 Per Month

Customers of the village of Archbold water system that could benefit from a new waterline along Co. Rd. 22 have been notified their bills will go up $4 per month. Archbold Village Council was given the information during its Monday, March 7 meeting. More...

North Defiance Street Paving ‘Not The Best’

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, called the repaving of North Defiance Street “not the best” paving job the village has received. More...

 

News

Archbold Schools, Other Tax Issues On Tuesday Primary Ballot

When voters in the Archbold area go to the polls, Tuesday, March 15, they will be asked to cast ballots on some tax issues. The biggest is a request from the Archbold Area School District to renew the emergency property tax levy. More...

Polls Open 13 Hours Tuesday

Voters going to the polls Tuesday in the March 15 primary election have 13 hours to vote.  Polls open at 6:30 am, and close at 7:30 pm. Polling places have not changed. More...

Flipping Pancakes

Kyle Norden, left, and Michael Weber, members of the Ridgeville Fire Department, flip pancakes during the RFD pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, March 6.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Additional Charges Filed In Jan. Traffic Stop

Archbold police released a report about a Jan. More...

More Charges Filed Against Schroder

Felony charges have been filed against Kevin Mark Schroder, 26, Oregon, Ohio, Fulton County Western District Court and Archbold police officials confirmed. The charges stem from an 11:12 pm, Thursday, Feb. More...

Archbold Man Gets Prison Sentence

Bobby A. Rodriguez, 20, Archbold, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison on a charge of attempted trespass.  The sentence stems from an Oct. More...

Opinion

Be Sure To Vote On Tuesday

If you are registered to vote, you should go to the polls Tuesday, March 15, for the primary election.  It’s you, the individual voter, going to the polls and casting a ballot that helps make the nation great.  It’s a presidenti More...

Another Round Of Report Cards

Test scores. Cut scores. Gap Closing. Value Added. Standard Deviation. These are some of the terms used in the latest round of school report cards from the Ohio Department of Education. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 15, 2006 Betty Young, president of Northwest State Community College is a finalist for the presidency of Parkland College, Champaign, Ill. More...