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Brownie Mud Puddle Cake

4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate 3.4 cup (1 1.2 sticks) butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 cup cold milk 1 package (4-serving size) chocolate flavor instant pudding & pie filling 10 sandwich cookies, crushed (about 1.2 cup) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwavable bowl on […]

Grand Jury Indictments

Two Fayette men have been indicted for allegedly fleeing police in vehicles early this month. The grand jury handed down indictments against five people, charging them with felony crimes allegedly committed in Fulton County. Indicted: •Craig C. Canfield, 34, Fayette; indicted on one count each failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, one count felonious assault; plus […]


Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 AHS graduate and son of Bob and Judy Borcherdt, scored 13 points in Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s 78-68 conference win over Shawnee State University, Saturday, Jan. 19. The victory upped MVNU’s record to 15-2, 3-1 in the American Mideast Conference South Division. The Cougars are ranked fifth in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Division II […]


LPDC Local Professional Development Committee for Archbold Area Schools, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7:30 a.m., Archbold High School guidance room, 600 Lafayette. —— To keep brown sugar soft, put a piece of fresh bread in the container and close it securely. The following day you will find the sugar soft. Or empty the sugar into a glass jar or clean coffee […]

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Porcini Burgers With Tomato And Pesto

1.2 cup dried porcini mushroom pieces, about 1.2 ounce total 1 1.2 pounds ground chuck (80 percent lean) 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1.2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1.2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1.3 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared basil pesto 4 hamburger buns 1 cup shaved (chiffonade) green or red lettuce 1 ripe tomato, cut into […]

Fire Destroys Garage

Streaks Defeat Wildcats, Fall To PH

Archbold outscored Napoleon 14-8 in the fourth period to slip past the Wildcats 36-34, Tuesday, Jan. 15 in girls basketball action. The Streaks scored only four fourth-quarter points, all free throws, as Patrick Henry scored 16 in the Patriots’ 53-47 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory, Friday, Jan. 18. The Streaks are 12-5, 4- 3 NWOAL. PH is 7-8, 3-2 NWOAL. […]

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Street Contractor Fined $19,500 For Const. Delay

Village of Archbold officials have withheld $19,500 from Brooks Contracting, Inc., the firm hired for the East Williams Street-North Lincoln Street reconstruction project. Dennis Howell, Archbold Village administrator, told members of Archbold Village Council he “was not happy with the gentleman,” and that he “would be opposed to giving him any more work in the Village of Archbold.” His remarks […]

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