Study New Zoning Regs For Windmills

Archbold Planning Commission will consider rules and regulations for electricity-generating wind turbines, or windmills. Archbold Village Councilmen approved a resolution referring the question of wind turbine regulations to the commission during their Monday night, Feb. 4 meeting. “We need to look at addressing wind turbines in the zoning code,” Howell said, adding the commission will probably need more than one […]


Incorrect information was recently presented in an article in this newspaper. The correct information follows: The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, March 4 primary election from the Fulton County Board of Elections is noon, Saturday, March 1. Completed absentee ballots must be turned in to the Board of Elections office by the close of voting on […]

Earns Degree

Eli Wagler graduated from Bowling Green State University in the December 2007 fall semester graduation ceremony. An accounting major and 2004 Archbold High School graduate, he is a son of Tim and Sherry Wagler, Archbold.

Perfect 16-0 Season

University Of Toledo Hall Of Fame Inducts Rocket Gridiron Standout Steve Schnitkey

Steve Schnitkey, a 1968 Archbold High School graduate and athlete, was one of 10 former University of Toledo athletes inducted into the UT Varsity “T” Hall of Fame, Friday, Feb. 1. The induction “is really special to me,” said Steve. “It’s an important part of what happened back then when I was a kid.” According to information provided by UT, […]

Identity Theft Reported Thurs.

Rachel A. Jones, Archbold, told Archbold Police on Thursday, Jan. 31, that someone had illegally used her identity. Jones told officers she received a bill from a business in Texas for $200. She did not incur the charge. The incident took place on May 7, 2007.

Honor Student

Andrew John Wilhelm, freshman political science major, 2007 Archbold High School graduate, was named to the Dean’s List at Wheaton (Ill.) College for the fall 2007 semester. Students must earn a 3.5 or higher grade point average. He is the son of Julie Wilhelm, Archbold.


Archbold 8th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold defeated Liberty Center 28-19, Tuesday, Jan. 22. Archbold had difficulty finding the basket in the first half as its shots were off target and were down 11-7 at halftime. The second half found a very determined Archbold team that was not going to be denied a victory as the Streaks hustled, played good defense […]

100 Day A Big Hit

Bicycle Reported Stolen From AMS

Debby Mackiewicz, Archbold, told officers Thursday, Jan. 31, that a bicycle belonging to her son was stolen from the Archbold Middle School. She told officers the boy used the bike to go to the school to watch a sporting event about 4:30 pm. When he returned at 6:30, the bike was gone. The bicycle is described as a 20-inch stunt […]

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