Second In Mathcounts Competition

Pettisville finished second in the Junior High Mathcounts Competition at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Tuesday, Feb. 23. Eleven schools and 55 students competed. From left: Levi Myers, Jake King, Tyler Smith, Aaron Rupp, and Marla Miller, coach. Students competed individually and in teams in three fast-paced rounds. Subjects include algebra, probability, statistics, and geometry. In the Spirit round, […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, March 3, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, March 7, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, March 7, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Four AHS Wrestlers Fail To Advance To State

Six AHS wrestlers competed at the Division III district tournament at Waite High School, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26-27. Noah Mattin and David Bell qualified for the state tournament. Gavin Grime (120 pounds), Austin Wilson (138 lbs.), Garrett Grime (152 lbs.) and Mitchell Hogrefe (160 lbs.) wrestled but did not place in the top four to qualify for the state […]


Liberty-Benton 68, Archbold 61

Liberty-Benton defeated Archbold 68-61 to win the Division III district boys basketball championship at Napoleon, Saturday, March 5. The Eagles advance to the regional tournament at BGSU, Wednesday, March 9, where they play Ottawa Hills at 8 p.m. The Green Bears defeated Genoa 44-30 in their district final at Toledo Central Catholic.-Posted 3.5, 7:30 pm —— Archbold defeated Van Buren […]

Pettisville Students Perform

Pettisville students performed with the Ohio Music Education Association District 1 Junior High Honors Choir, Sunday, Feb. 14, in Toledo. Students are recommended for the honors choir by the choral music directors, and are selected by a panel of directors. From left: Sarah Foor, Brayden Barrett, Dominic Heising, Nick Davis, Colin Pratt, Joel Flory, Brett Coopshaw, Josh Horning.– courtesy photo

Men Sentenced

A Wauseon man was sentenced Monday, Feb. 22, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Juvincio Rocha, 73; pled guilty to attempted failure to provide notice of change of address (Rocha is a registered Tier II sex offender); sentenced to four days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for time served; placed on three years community control; ordered to […]

Streaks Win Sectional Title

Archbold (15-8) started fast and never looked back as the Streaks dropped the Elmwood Royals (17-6) 65- 58 for a Division III sectional boys basketball title, Friday, Feb. 26, at Wauseon. Archbold jumped out to an early 6-0 lead and finished the first quarter with a 15- 6 advantage behind the hot hand of Bryce Williams, who poured in 11 […]


Fayette 37, Ayersville 36

In a wild finish, Fayette, ranked #3 in the state, defeated Ayersville, ranked #4, 37-36 to win a Division IV district boys basketball championship, Friday, March 4, at Napoleon. Ayersville had 0.9 seconds to go the length of the court. The ball was tipped, and a shot went in, but the basket was called off by the referee, who said […]

Archbold Middle School Students In Honors Choir

Students from the Archbold Middle School were selected to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association District 1 Junior High Honors Choir, Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Stranahan Theatre in Toledo. From left: Lani Bowers, Riah Short, Shylo Richardson, Skyler Day, Christian Maley, Andrew Francis, Will Nofziger.– courtesy photo

Helen B. Kaufmann

Helen B. Kaufmann, formerly of Tiskilwa, Ill., 96, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Colonial Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, Ill. She was born April 9, 1919, in Wauseon, to Ruth (Frey) and William Nafziger, the fifth of eight children. Of her birth family, she is survived by one brother, Glen Nafziger of Archbold. Helen married John Kaufmann on […]

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