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Breaking News - 3/15/2017 10:11 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 47, Cardinal Stritch 36

Archbold led 13-5 after one quarter, 26-17 at the half, 33-20 after three, and then held on for a 47-36 Div. More...

Blue Streaks Turn Off The Lights On Black Knights To Win District Title

Krauss: “Why Not Us?”

After a six-year hiatus, the Archbold boys basketball team is returning to the Division III regional tournament. More...

Trustees Refute Fire Department Proposal

The German Township Trustees are not going along with a proposal for the village of Archbold to take over total control of the Archbold Fire Department and charge them $141,000 per year.  That was made clear by trustees to Donna Dettling, Archbo More...

Mattin Second At State Wrestling

Noah Mattin, an Archbold senior, finished second in the 138-pound weight class at the state wrestling champsionships last weekend in Columbus. See pages 6-7 for state wrestling tournament coverage.– photo by Mario Gomez   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Wesley Elwood Wyse

Wesley Elwood Wyse, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017 at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold.  He was born Sept. More...

Dale E. Burk

Dale E. Burk, 79, of Morenci, Mich., died Friday, March 10, 2017, at St. More...

Loren L. Sauder

Loren L. Sauder, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 7, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold.  He was born Oct. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Hank and Sherry (Whitt) Schweinhagen, Archbold, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 18.  They were married on March 18, 1967, in Clinton, Mich., by Rev. More...

Library Director Announces Retirement

After almost 30 years at the Archbold Community Library– almost 28 as library director–Joyce Klingelsmith announced her retirement.  “The years have gone by quickly,” she said.  Terri Krebs, president of the Archbold More...

Fundraiser Successful

Trinity Lauber, an Archbold fourth grade student, looks on in amazement as Dorothy Lambert, elementary principal, counts money that was collected during a Dash for Cash at the Thursday, Feb. 23 AHS varsity boys basketball game. More...

Opinion

Send Governor, Legislature Back To School

John Kasich, Ohio governor, doesn’t like the Ohio education system. From his support for charter schools to him saying, “Never let education get in the way of learning,” his disdain is obvious. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2007   In the school budget proposed by Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, the Archbold Area School District gets no increase in state aid.  More...

Breaking News - 3/19/2017 7:48 PM

TICKET SALES FOR D-III REGIONAL SEMIFINAL - Free Access

Ticket info for AHS boys basketball semifinal against Roger Bacon, Friday, 2 pm, at the Schottenstein Center, OSU, Columbus: More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2017 8:44 PM

STREAKS ARE GOING TO THE SCHOTT! - Free Access

Archbold 48, Marion Local 24

Archbold defeated Marion Local 48-24 to win the Div. III regional championship, Saturday, March 18, at the University of Toledo.The Streaks play St. Bernard Roger Bacon (23-4, #10) in the state semifinals, Friday, March 24, 2 pm, at OSU. More...

Breaking News - 3/15/2017 12:08 AM

DIV. IV REGIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Delphos St. John's 40, Holgate 25

The tournament run of the Holgate Tigers (#16, AP), under Brad Hurst, AHS '05, came to an end Tuesday, March 14, in the Div. IV regional semifinals at BGSU.The Tigers' season came to a close with a 40-25 loss to Delphos St. John's. More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2017 6:04 PM

INDIANS ADVANCE TO FINAL FOUR! - Free Access

Wauseon 54, Elida 45 OT

Elida (17-10) came back from a 38-28 deficit late in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 40 after regulation, but Wauseon took control in the overtime period to win their Div. More...

Wood-Burning Furnace May Have Started Barn Fire

An official cause has not been determined, but a wood-burning furnace is suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a barn north of Archbold, Monday evening, March 13.  Dave Davis, Archbold fire chief, said the barn was owned by Christopher and More...

Brodbeck Named Interim County EMA Chief

Andy Brodbeck, retired chief of the Archbold Fire Department, has been named interim director of the Fulton County Emergency Management Agency.  Heather Kost, current EMA director, will leave her post– one she has held for about 4 1/2 year More...

 

News

Archbold FCCC Students Qualify For State-Level Competition April 19-20

Three Four County Career Center students from Archbold have qualified for statelevel competition.  The three are members of the school chapter of Health Occupations Students of America. More...

Toledo Symphony Marks 28th Year At Founders Hall

About 650 persons attended the Thursday, March 9 performance of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the Founders Hall  Jeanette Smith, director of sales and marketing at Sauder Village, said the event marked the 28th year TSO has performed in Archb More...

Lauber: Time To Get Public Involved In Fire Department Debate

Bruce Lauber, president of the German Township Trustees, said he believes it’s time for the community to get involved in the debate over the Archbold Fire Department.  Speaking at the Monday, March 13, township trustees meeting, Lauber sai More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 3   8:52 am: Follow-up, Archbold Container Corporation.  9:11 am: Follow-up, Sauder Woodworking Myers Rd. plant.  9:25 am: Found dog, 100 block Dogwood Ct.  10:40 am: Follow-up, on station. More...

Delta Woman Shot, Killed; Abducted Baby Found Safe

A 23-year-old Delta woman was shot and killed at a home in Delta early Tuesday morning.  A press release from the Delta Police Department said officers and rescue personnel were called to the 900 block of Fernwood Avenue in that village at about More...

Worley Murder Trial Delayed

The trial of James Dean Worley, 57, rural Delta, has been pushed back to Jan. 16, 2018.  The new date is roughly 17 months from July 22, 2016, when the body of 20- year-old Sierah Joughin, rural Metamora, was found buried in a field on Co. Rd. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Flush Royals In District Semifinals

Trailing by 10 points in the third quarter, Archbold rallied for a 65-56 win over Elmwood in the Division III district boys basketball semifinals, Thursday, March 9, at Napoleon.  A sluggish first quarter had the two teams knotted at 8.  E More...

Streaks Play Stritch In Regional Semifinal

When Archbold (20-5) plays Cardinal Stritch (21- 4) in a Division III regional boys basketball semifinal tonight, Wednesday, 8 pm, at Bowling Green State University, they’ll battle a team on a 12-game win streak.  The Cardinals finished th More...

BBC Names All-League Selections

Taylor Haines, a senior on the Stryker girls basketball team, was named Player of the Year in the Buckeye Border Conference for the 2016- 17 season.  Joining her on the first team are Pettisville’s Morgan Leppelmeier, a freshman, and Alexa More...

Religion

“Furious Rage” Wins Championship

“Furious Rage” swept through the triple elimination brackets at the Sunday, March 12 Bible quiz meet to claim the 2017 area tournament championship with five straight wins. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Second Sunday of Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 5: Priya & Neil Patel, Napoleon, boy.  March 7: Danielle & Cole Tejkl, Wauseon, boy.  March 8: Jessica & Eric Reimund, Wauseon, boy.   More...