Engineers Report On County, Village Projects

Two area road projects are progressing well, engineers report. Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said the almost-$4.3 million, threephase resurfacing of Co. Rd. D is “progressing along just fine. “There have been no glitches, other than the weather,” he said. Crews from Gerken Paving, Napoleon, the only bidder on the project, have finished milling, or grinding off, two inches of […]

Dorothy Eileen Meller

Dorothy Eileen Meller, age 85, of Archbold and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2015, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked at the Fulton County Welfare Department from 1962- 1992. Dorothy was born in Fulton County, Ohio on April 4, 1930, the daughter of Robert E. and Marjorie […]

Three AHS Relays Set NWOAL Records

Wauseon Sweeps NWOAL Track Titles

Wauseon won both the boys and girls Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field titles, Tuesday and Friday, May 12 and 15, at Archbold. The Indians prevented the Archbold boys team from winning its seventh straight team title. Wauseon won the boys title with 156 points. Archbold was second with 116, and Patrick Henry was third with 93. Levi Wyse, […]


Archbold 2, Genoa 1

Archbold (23-4) advanced to the Division III district softball final with a 2-1 victory over Genoa (15-7), Wednesday, May 20, at Maumee. The Streaks play Otsego (20-7) in the district final, Saturday, May 23, 12 noon. The Knights upset fifth-ranked Elmwood (22-3) 2-0 in eight innings in their district semifinal on Wednesday.-Posted 5.20, 6:50 pm

Pool Water Slide To Be Ready By Opening Day

The water slide at the Ruihley Park Swimming Pool should be ready for fun when the pool opens Monday, June 1. That’s what Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said Monday. Kidder said she told the board during its Wednesday, May 13 meeting, the water slide was purchased used, and has been repainted twice. The surface is now […]


Ruth H. Siegel, 90, Archbold, died May 12, 2015. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Jenna Lynn McCance, 26, Archbold, died May 11, 2015. Survivors include her husband, Devin, and two children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. Maurice Earl Nafziger, 88, Archbold, died May 14, 2015. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Ayersville Hosts District Track

Ayersville High Schools hosts the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 21, and Saturday, May 23. The meet begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and concludes Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Boys teams competing in the meet include Antwerp, Archbold, Ayersville, Continental, Edgerton, Edon, Fairview, Fayette, Hicksville, Hilltop, Holgate, Liberty Center, Montpelier, North Central, Patrick Henry, Pettisville, […]


Archbold Sweeps Team Titles

Archbold swept the team titles at the Division III District Track & Field Meet, Thursday, May 21, and Saturday, May 23, at Ayersville. The Archbold girls team won with 112.5 points, besting second-place Liberty Center, who finished with 98. Pettisville finished fourth with 57. The AHS boys team defended its title with 112.5. Liberty Center was second with 82. Pettisville […]

Rotary Hosts Seniors

Archbold Rotary hosted 88 AHS seniors at its annual Senior Day program at Founders Hall, Friday, May 15. Event speaker was Corey McQuade, managing director with Northwestern Mutual in Chicago. McQuade noted the Rotary motto of “service above self,” telling the seniors, “Don’t chase success. Just make a difference and serve where you are. And, don’t seek happiness. Live with […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 21, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Tuesday, May 26, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, May 26, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker.