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Pool Zoning Variance Still Pending

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a second meeting to discuss a variance request involving a swimming pool for Ryan & Stacey Heckel, 320 North Pointe Drive.  Village of Archbold zoning requirements call for a fivefoot fence arou More...

Brian Schweinhagen Runs Marathons In All 50 States

Brian Schweinhagen, AHS ‘86, has completed his quest to run at least one 26.2-mile marathon in each of the 50 U.S. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Bernice P. Short, 99, Archbold and formerly of Stryker, died June 21, 2017. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker. Pamela S. Wanemacher, 66, Wauseon, died June 23, 2017. Survivors include her husband, Gregg, and five daughters. More...

Ilva Mae Stuckey

Ilva Mae Stuckey, age 89, of Fremont, Ind., passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at Parkview La- Grange Hospital, LaGrange, Ind.  She was born on Aug. More...

Kristina Marie Avina

Kristina Marie Avina, age 43, of Pettisville, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  Kristina was born on July 4, 1973, the daughter of Kenneth and Shirley (Moore) Nafziger, at the Montpelier Hospital. More...

People

Couple To Marry July 1 At Lake

Amy Crites and Randy Fielitz, both of Lake Seneca, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Gene and Dee Andrews, Bryan. More...

Eicher, Clapp To Exchange Vows

Libbey Eicher, Maumee, and Jake Clapp, Liberty Center, announcement their engagement and upcoming wedding.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Dave and Sue Eicher, Pettisville. More...

Rayne Kinsman Honored

Rayne Kinsman, 11, Archbold, was recognized by Fulton County Healthy Choices, Caring Communities with the Junior Coalition Champion of the Year award in a ceremony, Tuesday, June 13.  Healthy Choices, Caring Communities, or HC3, is a coalition o More...

Opinion

Tabling Of St. Rt. 66 Project Appropriate

Some are questioning the decision of Archbold Village Council to table the St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 4, 2007   The Stotzer Building, one of the oldest business structures in Archbold, is one step closer to being the site of a liquor-serving business.  More...

Partial Truth Makes It Worse At Washington Local

Other Editors Say...

In late May, some scratched their heads when seven Washington Local School District employees were forced to resign after they broke school rules on a school trip. More...

Breaking News - 6/28/2017 10:46 AM

Council To Ask Second Time To Conform Boundaries

Archbold Village Council voted to proceed with a second attempt to separate from German Township in an emergency meeting, Tuesday night, June 27. More...

We Keep Fire Equipment: Township Trustees

Stage Set for Second Separation Request

The stage is set for Archbold Village Council to file a second request for separation from German Township.  During their Monday night, June 26 meeting, the trustees declined the latest village proposal for a new operating agreement for the Arch More...

New AHS Football Scoreboard Damaged

Who Pays For Replacement Part?

A new scoreboard for the Archbold High School football field was blown over and damaged, Monday, June 19.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said it has not been determined how the repair part will be covered.  “Two things could happen,&rdqu More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Approves Personnel Actions At Meeting

Pettisville School Board approved several personnel actions during its Monday, June 26 meeting.  The board held a required hearing about the retire/rehire proposal for Kathy Gruenhagen.  Gruenhagen is a cook in the school cafeteria. More...

Lee Tells Of Experience At Science Fair

Gretchen Lee, a Pettisville High School student who starts her senior year in the fall, recently met with “the best student scientists in the world.”  Lee told the Pettisville School Board during its Monday, June 26 meeting about her More...

Pettisville Third Grade Students Pass Mandate

Jason Waldvogel, Pettisville elementary school principal, said all third graders passed the Third Grade Guarantee, which is based on success in reading.  They move on to fourth grade, he told the Pettisville School Board at its Monday, June 26 m More...

Public Record

Fire Does $20,000 Damage To Home

Fire did an estimated $20,000 damage, Monday, June 26, to a home owned by Carrie A. Grieser, 19827 Co. Rd. More...

Archbold Man Indicted For Domestic Violence

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down a singlecount indictment against John Michael Luna, 55, Archbold, charging him with a single count of domestic violence.  The grand jury met Monday, June 19, and handed down indictments against 16 individ More...

Missing Wauseon Kayaker Located

A kayaker who had gone missing on the Maumee River Wednesday night was located by Defiance County sheriff deputies.  Cliff Vandemark, a lieutenant with the Defiance County Sheriff Department, said Josh Miller, 27, Archbold, and Brandon Burton, 2 More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team is 19-2 after suffering a loss to Bryan and wins over Holgate and Evergreen last week.  Bryan 4, Archbold 0 Monday, June 19   Hitting: Nic Rodriguez 1-3, Bryce Williams 1-3, Gabe Petersen 1-3. More...

Photo

Gabe Petersen hits a double to score a runner, giving Archbold a 15-1 lead over Holgate, Tuesday, June 20.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Third Sunday After Pentecost  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 30,” Nate Hamblin, pastor of Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich. More...

Organizations

Senior Center  Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: July 3, wear red, white & blue; July 5, blood pressure check; July 10, music by Country Pals, Ed Roth; July 17, YES program for atrisk y More...

Recipe Corner

Gluten-Free Blueberry Oat Pancakes With Lemon Maple Syrup

1 banana (1/2 cup), mashed 2 large eggs 1/3 cup gluten-free oats 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)   Combine banana, eggs and oats and let stand 10 minutes to thicken.  S More...