Archbold Middle School Has Plumbing Problems

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said leaky pipes at the Archbold Middle School are becoming a concern. He told board members during the Monday night, Sept. 24, meeting, that last week there was a leaky seal in one of the hot-water heating pipes in the second floor ceiling. District employees spotted the leak quickly, as water discolored ceiling […]

Vase Basics: Matching Flowers And Containers

Using the right container for favorite flowers is like finding the perfect picture frame for a cherished photograph; it enhances the entire look. The flowers are the main attraction but it is the container that sets the stage. The shape and size of a vase dictates the final look, feel and design of an arrangement. Depending on their characteristics sturdy […]

Collision Calls For Three Helicopter Ambulances

Archbold Rescue utilized three helicopter ambulances to transport the victims of a Tuesday, Sept. 18 car-truck crash at the intersection of Stryker St. and Co. Rd. 24. Archbold Rescue was called to the crash scene about 4:55 pm, but two members were already on the scene. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said Rod Cheney, an off-duty paramedic assigned to […]

Archbold Golf Fifth In NWOAL Tournament

The Archbold golf team finished fifth in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship, Friday, Sept. 21, at Defiance. The weather was perfect, sunny with temperatures in the mid 80-degree range. Wauseon won the title with a team score of 313. Earning second team all- NWOAL honors were Blue Streaks Steven Kinsman, Tyson Bostelman, and Micah Grime. Also last week, Swanton […]

Corporate Officials Reverse Closure Decision

Archbold ConAgra Plant To Stay Open

Just over a year ago, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he had a knot in his stomach when talking to the press and about closing the ConAgra plant in Archbold. It was a loss of well over 300 jobs. He felt better on Thursday, Sept. 20, when told about the ConAgra decision to keep the factory open and retain most […]

Choosing Colors For Your Home

Did you know that there are more than 200 shades of blue and more than 100 shades of white? Choosing a paint color can be overwhelming. Fortunately, finding just the right colors for your home can be easy if you follow four tips from the experts: 1. Find your inspiration. Just because you haven’t thought about wall colors before doesn’t […]

Archbold, Stryker Fire Departments Battle House Fire

Archbold firefighters initially responded to a report of a house fire early Monday morning that was actually in Stryker Fire Department territory. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said the call came in at 3:06 am as a report of a house fire on Co. Rd. B-C, between Co. Rds. 24 and 25. However, when Archbold firefighters arrived, they discovered […]

Collegiate Connection

Ben Ulrich, senior at George Fox (Ore.) University, is one of seven members of the men’s golf program this fall. It is the first year for the sport at the university. A 2004 Archbold High School graduate, Ulrich played golf for the Blue Streaks. Only three of the seven players on the GFU team have high school or college varsity […]

Pole Named To Cancer Liaison Post At FCHC

Michael Pole, an Archbold physician, has been appointed as the cancer liaison physician for the Fulton County Health Center’s Rainbow Hematology Oncology Treatment Center. Pole, who is the medical director of FCHC radiology department, will serve three years. Cancer liaison physicians are part of the cancer treatment programs approved by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Pole becomes […]

Cleaning House, Naturally

Cleaning house has come a long way since the days of doing laundry in a washbasin and scrubbing the floors with vinegar and water. Yet with all that progress comes some drawbacks, namely dangerous chemicals that can pose risks to your family’s health as well as the environment. Prior to World War II, most homeowners kept a cleaning toolbox of […]