Archbold To Sue Ruralogic

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part examination of Archbold’s involvement with Ruralogic. This week, we bring our readers news about the latest development, and discuss how village officials evaluated the company before loaning the firm more than $400,000. Next week, we will look at the economic situation when the decision was made, and review some Archbold economic […]

Archbold EMS Log

Nov. 11 8:40 pm: 1000 block Co. Rd. 24, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 12 4:32 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, illness, transported to FCHC. Nov. 13 2:50 pm: 300 block W. Barre Rd., illness, transported to FCHC. Nov. 15 1:13 pm: Co. Rd. 20 at Co. Rd. F, diabetic, transported to FCHC. 10:01 pm: Auto accident, St. Rt. […]

Goering Hits Game Winner, Beats Wauseon

With the score tied at 34, Archbold’s Brandon Goering drained a 10-foot jumper with 2.5 seconds remaining to seal a 36-34 non-league boys basketball win at Wauseon, Saturday, Nov. 30. It was the season-opener for both teams. From pre-game festivities in which Wauseon honored past inductees and the 2013 class into its Athletic Hall of Fame to the smell of […]

Brink Pleads No Contest, Jail Sentence Suspended

Gerig's Jail Sentence Also Suspended

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 4 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 26. Steven Brink 61, Archbold, and Todd J. Gerig, 36, rural West Unity, have received suspended jail sentences and were both fined $500 in connection with the financial collapse of the Archbold Elevator. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, announced Gerig’s sentence in a press release […]

Mailbox Vandalized

Jeremy M. Hurst, 40, 428 Primrose Lane, told Archbold police his mailbox and mounting post were damaged. The damage was done sometime between 11 pm, Saturday, Nov. 23, and 8:30 am, Sunday, Nov. 24. Value: $250.

Blue Streak Girls Beat Wauseon, LC

Ahead by only three points at halftime, the Archbold girls basketball team outscored Wauseon 29-20 in the second half to defeat the Indians 57-45, Tuesday, Nov. 26, in a non-league contest in the Thunderdome. The Streaks raced out to a 22-4 lead after one quarter on their way to a 70-24 Northwest Ohio Athletic league victory at Liberty Center, Friday, […]

Parade Features 46 Entries

The annual Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday night, Nov. 29, featured 46 entries. That’s far above the “about 30” that were registered for the parade early last week. “That happens a lot,” said Amy Krueger, assistant administrator of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. “They (registrations) all came in the last few days (before the parade).” Also, just like in […]


Archbold police have released further clarification in connection with a complaint related to cats. The report, filed Monday, Nov. 18, listed Kenneth “Kenny” Cowell as the complainant. However, Thom Ross, assistant police chief, said Cowell was acting in his role as an Archbold village councilman. Ross said Cowell had received reports from constituents in his Olds Lane neighborhood complaining about […]

Panthers Pounce On Birds 60-47

Delta defeated Pettisville 60-47 in the non-league boys basketball season opener for both, Saturday, Nov. 30, at Delta. The Panthers led 14-9 after one, 29-21 at the half, and 57-45 after three. Delta scored only three points in the fourth, but Pettisville scored only two for the 60-47 final. Korben Rychener led PHS with 13 points. Austin Dykstra scored 10. […]

Archbold Wind Turbine Spins Again

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said Monday the electricity-generating wind turbine is spinning again. The turbine was shut down for about two weeks due to a noise that was believed to be coming from the gearbox. The gearbox converts the relatively low rotation speed of the blades to a higher speed for the generator in the […]