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Division III District Boys Soccer Champions

The AHS boys soccer team won its third district title in five years when the Streaks defeated Ottawa Hills 3-2, Saturday, Oct. More...

Postal Problems Impact 60 County Ballots

Problems at the United States Postal Service impacted absentee ballots across Northwest Ohio, including some from Fulton County.  Melanie Gilders, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said about 60 paper absentee ballots that were r More...

‘Nothing But The Truth’ A Whodunit Wrapped In A Comedy

It’s 1913, a few months after the Titanic, the supposedly unsinkable passenger ship, sank in the Atlantic. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Crash Injures Two

Archbold Rescue workers attend to one of two victims of a crash at the entrance to the Archbold SuperValu parking lot about 4:33 pm, Monday, Oct. 24. More...

Holland In Critical Condition

Christina Holland, 52, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Monday morning, Oct. More...

Fire Department Battles Grain Bin Fire

The Archbold Fire Department was called to Elmira to battle a fire in grain bins about 3:34 am, Sunday, Oct. 23.  Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire chief, said S-W Mills owns the bins and uses them to store alfalfa pellets. More...

Opinion

Your Vote Matters

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Ohio residents began casting ballots on Oct. 5, when early voting in Ohio started.  Some might be tempted to skip their chances to vote, saying their votes won’t count.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006   Voters approved a $1.1-million, 4.91-mill five-year emergency property tax levy during the Tuesday, Nov. 7 General Election. The vote was 2,229 in favor to 1,161 opposed.  More...

Letter To The Editor

As a rural resident of German Township, I’m concerned by the recent requests to separate the Village of Archbold from the township.  Those proposing this separation assert that Archbold residents receive no benefit from connection to the t More...

Religion

Socktober Nets 661 Pairs At Pettisville

Pettisville third graders, under the leadership of teachers Jada Wixom and Jody Yeager, held a sock drive during the last week of October as part of the Kid President Socktober drive. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Combined service. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Charles Zimmerman recognized for his ministry of over 60 years. Candidates for baptism: Marli Cheney, Kegan Ott, Lucas Rupp. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 21: Brittney Finney, West Unity, boy; Emily & Nate Hammersmith, Archbold, girl. More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL BOYS SOCCER TOURNAMENT - Free Access

Mansfield Christian 2, Archbold 0

Mansfield Christian defeated Archbold 2-0 to win the Div. III regional boys soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Findlay.  The Flames advance to the state semifinals, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2016 7:00 PM

DIV. III STATE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY - Free Access

Pettisville Finishes Fourth In Team Standings

The Pettisville girls cross country team finished fourth at the Div. III state meet, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hebron.The Birds finished with 175 points. Minster won with 38 points. More...

Create Code Of Conduct For Volunteer Parks & Rec. Coaches?

The possibility of a written code of conduct for volunteers who coach Archbold Parks & Recreation teams was discussed by the Archbold Park Board at its Wednesday, Oct. More...

Township Trustees, Police And Fire Committee, Reach Fire Equipment Agreement

The German Township Trustees and the Archbold Police and Fire Committee reached a tentative agreement on the transfer of Archbold fire equipment to village ownership. More...

Ban On Medical Marijuana Businesses Recommended

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said village officials are working on legislation to ban the growth, processing, or sale of medical marijuana in Archbold.  Under Ohio law, marijuana became legal for use by those with certain illn More...

 

News

Career Center And ADAMhs Board Have Levies On Ballot

Voters in the four counties of Fulton, Defiance, Henry, and Williams have an opportunity to vote on levy requests when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the general election. More...

Witch Leads The Way

Miley Gericke, far left, costumed as a witch, leads the way during a portion of the annual Archbold Elementary School Halloween Costume Parade, Friday, Oct. 28, in the school gym. More...

Ziegler To Retire, Rehire As Treasurer

Among the personnel actions taken by the Archbold School Board at its Monday, Oct. 24 meeting was the first step for Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, to retire and be rehired.  Ziegler will officially retire from her post on Jan. 1, 2017. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Soccer In Sweet 16

Claim Third District Championship in Five Years

It was one year ago that Archbold won the Division III district boys soccer title over Ottawa Hills (13-5-1) in a thrilling 2-1 overtime shootout.  Playing the Green Bears in the 2016 district final, Saturday, Oct. More...

PHS Girls Cross Country Team Bound For State; Riley Qualifies

The Pettisville girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state meet for the second straight year after finishing second at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. More...

Streaks Cruise Past Stritch In District Semifinals

Archbold used another quick start and had no trouble getting past Cardinal Stritch (8-2-1) in the Division III district boys soccer semifinals in Rossford, Tuesday, October 25.  The Streaks (17-0-1) scored three goals in the first 10 minutes en More...