Going Up

All that’s left to add to the Archbold school district wind turbine are the blades. Top left: The nacelle, which houses the electrical generator, is lifted off a semi trailer, Monday, June 25. Top right: The last of the three tower sections are hoisted into place by a giant crane. Bottom left, from left: Tyler Wyse, 7, Archbold; Caleb Grime, […]


Harold B. Leininger, 65, Wauseon, died June 19, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Pam, two children, and two stepchildren. Dale Gust, 84, formerly of Riga, Mich., and Pettisville, died June 24, 2012. Survivors include four children and four stepchildren. —— It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.– Marlene Dietrich


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, July 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. _________________________ Paid Announcement

Dry Conditions Won’t Lead To Total Crop Loss

The hot and dry weather conditions that have plagued our area won’t result in a total crop loss to farmers. But Bruce Clevenger, Defiance County extension educator for the Ohio State University, said he expects farmers who have crop insurance will be filing some claims. “For those who have a policy that compares their current yield and revenue against their […]

Man, Woman Injured In Auto-Pedestrian Mishap

Richard J. and Mary Elizabeth Calvert, ages 89 and 74, of the same Archbold address, were taken to the Fulton County Health Center after they were struck by a car about 1:11 pm, Saturday, June 23. No information about the Calverts was available from FCHC Monday morning. The Archbold police report states a car driven by Roger D. Short, 75, […]


Marleah Faith Lauber4/15/12 – 6/11/12 We praise God for the gift of life and the strength he has poured over us during this difficult time. To our babysitter Janell, thank you for the care you give our children– we love you. For Archbold Police Department, Archbold Fire Department, Wauseon Fire Department, Fulton County Health Center, LifeFlight, and Toledo Children’s Hospital– […]

Friendship Days Quilt Raises Over $5,000

Even though it was given away in a raffle, the 2012 Pettisville Friendship Days quilt, “Baskets In The Park,” ended up on the auction block. In the past, the Friendship Days quilt was offered at auction. But because not everyone can afford to purchase a handmade quilt at auction, organizers of the every-other year festival decided to offer the quilt […]

Charge Local Woman With Disorderly Conduct

Crystal N. Molina, 23, East Gardens, received a summons to appear in Western District Court on a charge of disorderly conduct, Thursday, June 14. Police were called to East Gardens about 10:19 pm on a report of a disturbance. As officers arrived, a bystander told them from where the noise was coming. “Before I was able to knock on the […]

Acme Baseball

The Archbold ACME baseball team won a five-inning 19-0 contest over Stryker, Monday, June 18. Zach Short pitched five solid innings, allowing two hits, walking one, and striking out 11. Tyson Dietrich, Zac Zimmerman, and Evan Wyse led the Blue Streak offense. All three had two hits and three runs batted in. Dietrich and Zimmerman had doubles, while Wyse smacked […]

$5.5 Million Fairlawn Expansion Is First Step Of Three-Phase Renovation Program

The Fairlawn Retirement Community has raised $5.5 million to fund an expansion of its speech, physical and occupational therapy center, along with a new 12-bedroom addition, or “neighborhood.” And that is just phase one of a three-part plan. Construction of the first phase, which is fully funded by the $5.5 million already raised, is set to begin in September and […]