Hanging Together

Brooke Schuette, 6, Wauseon, and her cousin Sophie Vanderzwart, 6, the Netherlands, had fun playing on the Woodland Park playground equipment, Friday, July 25. Vanderzwart was visiting for two weeks.- photo by Mary Huber

Minivan, SUV Collide July 17

Tyson M. Short, 19, rural Stryker, was cited for driving left of center after the minivan he was driving collided with a sport-utility vehicle about 1:23 pm, Thursday, July 17. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Short was traveling north on St. Rt. 66, and was about a tenth of a mile north of Co. Rd. L, when his […]

Library Board Talks About Levy, Circulation

Helen Row, president of the Archbold Community Library Board, said board members discussed, but took no action, on a possible levy request. The discussion came during the Monday night, July 21, meeting. The library currently collects a four-tenths (.4) of a mill levy which generates an estimated $91,345 annually for operation of the facility. Row said the board will probably […]

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of Aug. 4-8

MONDAY – corned beef, baked potatoes, carrots, oranges & bananas. TUESDAY – ham & cheese sandwich on croissant, potato salad, broccoli salad, butterscotch pudding. WEDNESDAY – baked chicken, dressing & gravy, spinach, peaches. THURSDAY – kielbasa, boiled potatoes, steamed cabbage, carrot cake. FRIDAY – lasagna, brussel sprouts, tossed salad, baked apples.

Road Cracks Necessitate Downtown Street Work

Cracks opening in downtown pavement resulted in days and nights of road closings and detours. The pavement, completed with the embossed brick pattern, was all part of a $2 million plus renovation of downtown in 2005. Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said cracks began opening in the pavement at the intersections of North Defiance and Stryker streets, and North Defiance […]

Grand Jury Indicts Local Man For Theft, Burglary

Joshua K. Bennett, 24, Archbold, has been indicted on one count each of burglary and theft by the Fulton County Grand Jury. Roger D. Nagel, county prosecuting attorney, said Bennett allegedly “on or about May 9, broke into an occupied structure and stole a blank check.” The Fulton County Grand Jury met on Monday, July 21, and handed down indictments […]

Earn Degrees

Three students from the Archbold area recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati. •Fern Nafziger, Archbold, Bachelor of Science degree in architecture •Jeremy Smith, Archbold, Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering •Mark Kruse, Ridgeville Corners, Bachelor of Science degree in industrial design.

Recipe Corner

Great Plains Kabobs 1 1.2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, 1 1.2 inches thick 1.2 cup Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1.4 teaspoon pepper 4 ears of corn, cooked and cooled 6 (10-inch) metal skewers Cut beef into 1 1.2-inch cubes; place in large plastic food storage bag. Combine next four ingredients; reserve […]

Kids Doing What Kids Do

Recent mild temperatures and low humidity provided perfect weather for children to play outside. Left:Maddyson Miehls, 3, Stryker, swings high at Memorial Park with the help of her grandmother, Donna King, Pettisville. Middle: Jackson Waidelich, 11, Archbold, holds one-year-old brother Jamison as they go down the slide at Woodland Park. Right: Cassi Wyse, 10, Archbold, hangs upside down on a […]


A labor group mentioned by Carol Perkins, Archbold, in an article in last week’s issue of this newspaper, was incorrectly identified. Perkins belongs to the Defiance Area Community Action Program Council.

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