School District Hires Financial Consultant

The Archbold Area School Board voted to hire a financial consultant to assist in maximizing district returns on investments at its Monday, March 21 meeting. Chris Ziegler, district treasurer, said the board agreed to hire Ryan Nelson, who has offices in Columbus and Cincinnati. Nelson is with Robert W. Baird & Company, which has offices in Cincinnati and throughout the […]

Fricke In All-Star Classic

Telly Fricke, a senior on the Archbold boys basketball team, has been named to the state boys basketball all-star squad. He will play in the North- South All-Star Classic, Sunday, April 17, at Capital University, Columbus. Division III and IV teams play at 3:30 p.m., followed by D-I and D-II schools.

Gautsche Takes Mission Trip To Guatemala

Leah Gautsche, AHS ‘07, was one of nine Mercy College students in the Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) Course “Mission, Healthcare Ministry, and Enculturation” who traveled to Guatemala for an immersion experience in mission, healthcare ministry, and enculturation, March 4-11. She is the daughter of Luther and Mary Ann, Archbold. The students experienced mission while working with children who are patients at […]

Fricke Second Team All-Ohio

Telly Fricke, an AHS senior, was named Second Team All-Ohio in Division III for the 2011 boys basketball season by the Associated Press last week.

Junior Fair Board Meets

The Fulton County Junior Fair Board held its second meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22. New members were welcomed: Dallas Bowen, Amanda Fair, Travis Garlick, Grant Hildreth, Ashley Landers, Jeff Litogot, Derek Loeffler, Kayla Reckner, Kaitlin Ruetz, Amber Smallman, Ethan Vanloocke, and Austin Wagner. The board discussed the Ohio Fair Managers Association Junior Fair Conference held in January. Danielle Baker, board member, […]

Fairlawn Support Comes From Everywhere

Many things about Archbold make the community a special place to live and raise a family. The Fairlawn Haven retirement community is one. Fairlawn is known as one of the best nursing homes and retirement campuses in Northwest Ohio. Its board of directors, employees, and volunteers work hard to make it outstanding. Each year, the Fairlawn Auxiliary, which supports Fairlawn, […]

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Toledo for the 2010 fall semester: Aubrey Bly, Erik Boyer, Dustin Buckenmeyer, Hope Harvey, Andre Hurst, Dustin Kauzlick, Danielle Leaser, Jay Solarik, Coral Winzeler, Archbold; Trisha Bates, Amy Pennington, Fayette; Sarah Delisle, Stryker. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2001 An Archbold weekly tradition that began in 1934 ends tomorrow. Michigan Livestock Exchange has purchased the business and buildings of Lugbill Brothers, Inc. Kay Wyse was recently named the Adriel School regional foster care manager. In 1896 Adriel School, West Liberty, opened as the Mennonite Children’s Home. Currently the Archbold offi ce has […]

Archbold Police Log

March 20 No reports. March 21 1:48 am: 911 hang-up, 200 block E. Holland St., phone problems. 10 am: Citation to Jon H. Ordway, 29, for passing a stopped school bus with its lights flashing, 200 block DeGroff Ave. March 22 3:35 am: Found license plate, 800 block W. Barre Rd., notified owner. March 23 2:15 pm: Lost yellow lab, […]

Letter To The Editor

Perhaps the most ironic, and disappointing thing, about the “shared sacrifice” mantra coming from the Kasich administration is that, according to the Buckeye Institute, a conservative thinktank, his budget spends 12% more than his Democratic predecessor, and includes the use of almost $1 billion in one-time revenue. During the campaign, Kasich was highly critical of Strickland’s use of one-time stimulus […]

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