Archbold, OH

Fry Wins Village Farmland Bid On Monday

Stephen Fry, rural Archbold, was the high bidder to rent 61.2 acres of farmable property in the Archbold Industrial Park.

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said Village Council approved a threeyear agreement between the village and Fry at the Monday, Jan. 9 council meeting.

Fry bid $175 per acre, for an annual figure of $10,710 per year for the 61.2 acres.

Ted Ripke, Ridgeville Corners, bid $160.50 per acre, $14.50 per acre less than the highest bid.

Rodney Buehrer, rural Archbold, bid $155.78, or $19.22 per acre less than the highest bid.

Howell said the land lies to the south of Nolan Parkway. Fry has rented the property previously.

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