Arctic Air Blasts Area With Below Zero Temperatures; Snow Piles Up, Tops 31 Inches

It sounds odd to call 25 degrees warm, but when the temperature dips as low as 18 degrees below zero, 25 degrees above zero seems almost balmy. The 18-below figure was recorded by the Archbold Wastewater treatment plant between 8 am, Monday, Jan. 27, and 8 am, yesterday, Tuesday. Warmer weather is on the way. Evan Bentley, a meteorologist with […]

Blowing Snow Saturday

The driver of a pickup truck makes his way north on Co. Rd. 19 amid blowing snow on Saturday, Jan. 25. At times, high winds combined with snow have caused problems for motorists and sent many off the road, where they get stuck in ditches.– photo by Michelle Pugh

Streak Wrestlers Move On To Regional Semifinals Of Dual Team Tournament

Vikings, Apaches No Match For Archbold

Archbold High School was the site for the opening round of the Division III Region 17-A regional quarterfi- nals of the state dual team tournament, Wednesday, Jan. 22. The Streaks advanced to the semifinals with easy wins over Evergreen 54-22 and Fairview 57-15. In the opening round, Archbold disposed of the Vikings to advance. The Streaks gained pins by Kenny […]

Hungry Birds

Birds compete for a spot on bird feeders maintained by Doug King, of the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community, Sunday, Jan. 26. “In weather like this, you’ve got to feed them,” King said, as layer after layer of snow covers their usual food sources. He said he has seen a variety of bird species on his feeders, including finches, blue […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 17 9:16 am: Welfare check, elderly female walking, E. Holland St. at Vine St., contacted family, who took her home. 9:22 am: Possible accident involving Sauder Woodworking semi and Norfolk Southern railroad gate at Defiance St. crossing, railroad did not want a report. 4:28 pm: A mailbox, owned by Shirley P. Gerber, 76, 1806 S. Defiance St., had been […]

Streaks Secure Share Of NWOAL Title

Archbold secured at least a share of its 13th Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball title with a 63-46 victory at Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. 23. The Streaks, ranked fourth in Division III by the Associated Press, are 14-1, 7- 0 NWOAL. Delta and Evergreen are both 5-1 in the league. The Streaks can win the title outright with a victory […]

Acclaimed Orchestra Conductor Hails From Ridgeville Corners

Douglas Meyer is a worldrecognized musical conductor, even praised by reviewers in Germany, one of the places that gave birth to classical music. With a doctorate degree in music he travels the nation, and the world, leading symphonies and orchestras. In April, he’s off to the Ukraine (if political conditions allow) to conduct the opera “Tosca.” Where did Meyer get […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Laura Wolff, Lyons vs Patrick Delaney, Angola, Ind., obligor. URESA. Ashley Schultz, Archbold vs Brandon Hampton, Bonita Springs, Fla., obligor. URESA. Stacey Sutton, Swanton vs Ryan Shatzer, Butler, obligor. URESA. Laura Bronson, Archbold, plaintiff vs Lindsay Infante, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Diane Roe, Delta, plaintiff vs Trenton Hinder, Delta, defendant. Other tort. Wells Fargo Bank, Ft. Mill, […]

Streaks Top Indians In NWOAL Matchup

Mother Nature reared her face again last week, with another winter storm sweeping across Northwest Ohio. Not even another polar vortex could put a stop to a key Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup between two great league rivals, Archbold and Wauseon. The Streaks welcomed the Indians to the Thunderdome, Friday, Jan. 24, and came out on top 47-38 to keep […]

Pettisville Considers Extra Homework For Make-Up Days

On the same day John Kasich, Ohio governor, suggested allowing school districts more snow days, the Pettisville Local School Board passed a measure that could make up the time through extra homework. At a Monday, Jan. 27 emergency meeting, the board voted to approve “blizzard bags” for Pettisville students. Steve Switzer, superintendent, said school officials have not made a definite […]

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