Opinion

A Veterans Day Request: Hoist A Glass For Red Today

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(Editor’s Note: This editorial was published in the Chicago Tribune on Nov. 11, 2022.) The primary purpose of Veterans Day is to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Most, like a former Chicagoan named Red Madsen, have come home from wars to lead ordinary lives. Not that their lives are the same as they would have […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Twenty-Five Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1997 With the completion of the official vote count for Fulton County, there were no changes in candidates elected Nov. 4. Members of the Fulton County Board of Elections completed the official count of ballots, Saturday, Nov. 15. The closest local contest after the unofficial count was completed Nov. 4, was the Archbold Area […]

Show Your Appreciation To Our Veterans

Friday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, the day in which we honor and remember those who have worn the uniform of the United States military and served their country. Whether they served during a time of peace, and did their jobs in relative safety, or served during a time of conflict, and heard the sounds of an enemy’s bullet whizzing […]

Who Knew You Could Be A Blessing?

Up Close And Personal


I really enjoy writing. Writing these past few columns for you have been exactly what I was aiming for. I told you all that I was hoping to help anyone who suffers from panic and anxiety issues and let them know that they are not alone. It truly is gratifying when I get responses. In the past month, I’ve been […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Twenty-Five Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 “Their excitement is electrifying,” said Barb Short about Mario and Michele Flores, who are the new managers of The Outback, a youth alternative that opened in Archbold about five years ago. She is not alone in her glowing remarks about the Floreses. “Their enthusiasm gets all of us more enthused, it’s catching,” said […]

Letter To The Editor

I’d like to talk about public health. What is it? Think of public health as a lifeguard working to stop swimmers from entering dangerous waters. When steps are taken to prevent the transmission of disease, opioid use, tobacco use, unsafe food preparation, water pollution, auto accidents, food insecurity, and cancer or chronic diseases, you are witnessing public health at work. […]

Vote On Tuesday

If you haven’t voted early, then Tuesday, Nov. 8, is the day to go to the polls and cast your ballots in the fall general election. National commentators are out there, yelling at the top of their lungs that this is the most important election of your lifetime. They said that the last time, didn’t they? It may not be […]

Old Photo Corner

From 1950-53, Colene (Aschliman) Rich taught first and second grades at Elmira School. In 1952-53, Tim Smith, who is the 2022 Archbold Citizen of the Year, was in her second grade class. Also in the second grade the year was Ross Wyse, who was named the 2019 Archbold Citizen of the Year. Members of the first and second grades in […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Twenty-Five Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997 Phyllis Weber and Lexie Poulson of Pettisville have been awarded the Legion of Merit Citation by the National FFA Alumni Association. Headline: Storrer Elected To School Board; Fryman, Grime, Lauber Win Council Seats The title of the next Archbold Community Theatre production is “The Cemetery Club,” and while this sounds like it may […]

Halloween Candy Sabotage?

There was disturbing news in last week’s issue of this newspaper, when it was revealed someone had allegedly tampered with Halloween candy handed out to children at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Spooktacular, Oct. 13-16. A sewing needle was allegedly found in a Tootsie Roll; someone allegedly put prescription medication in Smarties candy. When researching sabotaged Halloween candy on the Internet, […]


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