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One Year Later

Wauseon Feels Impact Of Downtown Fire

    A day Wauseon citizens will likely never forget is Saturday, April 14, 2007. About 300 firefighters and more than 20 fire departments, including Archbold, went to the county seat to battle a stubborn fire in downtown Wauseon's oldest buildings. Full Story

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Ann VanCuyk, Baltimore, Md., cut pancakes for Peter Galvin, 5, Charles Town, W. Va., during the Archbold Fire Department Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, held Sunday, April 6, at Ruihley Park Pavilion. The VanCuyks and the Galvins were in Archbold visiting relatives Jason and Helen Row, Archbold.- photo by David Pugh 062p1_xlg.jpg
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Grandmother Helps

   Ann VanCuyk, Baltimore, Md., cut pancakes for Peter Galvin, 5, Charles Town, W. Va., during the Archbold Fire Department Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, held Sunday, April 6, at Ruihley Park Pavilion. Full Story

Oatmeal Hermits

    2 cups quick-cooking oats 1.2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup raisins 1 1.2 cups flour 1.2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1.2 cup dark or with real brown sugar corn syrup 1. Full Story

Robert W. Short

    Robert W. Short died on April 1, 2008 at the age of 89 years. Robert was born to Albert and Eliza (Ligibel) Short on March 3, 1919 on the family farm in German Township near Archbold, Ohio, where he worked the soil his entire life. Full Story

Anna Rose Miller

    Anna Rose Miller, 82, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008 at Hillside Country Living near Bryan. Prior to her retirement she was a bookkeeper for Leichty Farm Equipment in Archbold. Full Story

One Killed In Auto Crash

    Marcos Gonzalez, 20, Metamora, was killed about 2:57 am, Tuesday, April 8, when the car he was driving crashed on St. Rt. 64, south of Co. Rd. S in Amboy Township. Full Story

Archbold Police Log

    March 30 6 am: Vandalism, 700 West Barre Rd. March 31 9:15 am: Dispute between brothers, 400 block Middle St., advised each to leave the other alone. 1:55 pm: Vandalism, 812 West St. April 1 5:09 pm: Citation to Rebecca A. Full Story

Archbold EMS Log

    March 20 8:15 pm: Sauder Heritage Inn, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. 9:31 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. March 21 12:46 am: 23000 block Co. Rd. J, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Full Story

Archbold Fire Log

    March 25 10:59 pm: Fire call, 604 Ottokee St., Wauseon, mutual aid for Wauseon Fire Department. April 1 7:27 am: Sauder Woodworking, Brush Creek plant, smoke investigation. Full Story

Sheriff Dept. Reports Auto Mishaps

    A two-car collision resulted in a citation for disobeying a stop sign for Eduardo Cruz Garcia, 50, Archbold. Garcia was the driver of a car, traveling east on Co. Rd. F about 5:29 pm Friday, March 28. Full Story

Attempted Larceny At Local Elevator

    The Fulton County Sheriff Department received a report of an attempted larceny at Archbold Elevator Friday morning, March 28. Full Story

Crime Stopper

    The County Crime Stopper program seeks to solve a burglary at a rural Swanton home. The residents returned to the house, on Co. Rd. 1, about 5 pm, and discovered a door frame broken, with pry marks on the door. Full Story

Man Involved In Check Scam

    An Archbold man has apparently been the victim of a fake check scam, according to Archbold Police. David Martin, 51, Fox Chase, told police he received a check for $3,350. He took the check to a bank and cashed it on Tuesday, March 18. Full Story

Vehicles Damaged In Village Recently

    Two vehicles were vandalized in the village recently, Archbold Police reports indicate. Gloria Wagner, 812 West St., told police on Monday, March 31, her auto was scratched on the passenger side. Full Story

Police Speak To Children, Parents About Trespassing

    An Archbold Police officer spoke to juveniles and their parents concerning a report of trespassing. A witness told police she saw a seven-year-old Archbold boy reach inside a mailbox that was not his own, at 204 DeGroff St. Full Story

Western Dist. Court News

    ( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, is the legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Brock J. Figgins, Fayette, improper passing, St. Rt. Full Story

Public Meetings

    Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, April 14, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Full Story

Grass Fire Causes Minimal Damage At Sauder Village

    Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said a grass fire rekindled, causing minimal damage to a small log cabin used for storage at Sauder Village, Monday, April 7. Full Story

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Kyle Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department firefighter, lays in a puddle of water and fire-suppressing foam to spray foam under a small log cabin, Monday, April 7. It was used for storage at Sauder Village. A rekindled grass fire caused the blaze, which did minimal damage to the building.- photo by David Pugh 036p1_xlg.jpg
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   Kyle Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department firefighter, lays in a puddle of water and fire-suppressing foam to spray foam under a small log cabin, Monday, April 7. It was used for storage at Sauder Village. Full Story

Fulton County Court News

    Common Pleas Court Spencer Lester, Archbold, plaintiff vs. Toni Lester, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Janell Phillips, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Scott Phillips, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Ila Bates vs. Full Story

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Tessa Waidelich, 9, left and big sister Claire, 12, have a big decision to make at the dessert table during the Fairlawn Auxiliary auction, Friday, April 4. The sisters are from Pettisville.- photo by Mary Huber 007p1_xlg.jpg
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Sweets For The Sweet

   Tessa Waidelich, 9, left and big sister Claire, 12, have a big decision to make at the dessert table during the Fairlawn Auxiliary auction, Friday, April 4. The sisters are from Pettisville.- photo by Mary Huber Full Story

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Nancy VanSkoder, coordinator for the Fairlawn Haven Special Care Unit, and Steve Ringenberg, Fairlawn executive director, with one of the special "memory cabinets." The cabinets provide special care unit residents with a place for family mementos, and help them identify their rooms.- photo by Rita Bilen 008p1_xlg.jpg
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Fairlawn Special Care Unit For Special People

    Alzheimer's is a particularly cruel disease, robbing victims of their memories, and even their ability to live independently. Full Story

Bryan Firm Low Bidder For Union Street Project

    Lingvai Excavating, Bryan, won the bid to rebuild Archbold's Union Street. Council awarded the bid at the Monday night, April 7, meeting. Full Story

Juhnke Promoted

    David A. Juhnke has been promoted to assistant vice president/ internal auditor at the Archbold main office of Farmers & Merchants State Bank. He joined the bank in March 2005 with 14 years of bank audit experience. Full Story

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Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    Ivan and Joan (Morrison) Miller, Fayette, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19, 2008. Full Story