Fulton Co. Health Center May 20: Desirey & Jose Silva, Archbold, boy.

Carl F. Brandt

Carl F. Brandt, 88, of Archbold, passed away peacefully at the Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance on May 27, 2016. Carl was born April 6, 1928, in Ridgeville Twp. to the late Albert Carl and Wilhelmina (Minnie) Arnos Brandt. On Jan. 21, 1951, he married Norma Jean Hesterman at St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker. Carl was a lifetime farmer. He […]

Mayor Talks About Projects, Police, Economic Development

Speaking to members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday, May 25, Jeff Fryman, mayor, said he was frustrated. During his State of the Village address, he outlined several major street projects that had been completed in the last 20 years. But “watching the politicians, state politicians, and politicians in Washington, D.C., they don’t get anything done,” he said. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Honoring of graduating students: Neila Kinsman, Shelby Cline, Ellie McQuade, Anna Schoenhals, Cassie Bennett, Madison Kohler, Layne Rex, Audra Rupp, Seth Mayer, Henry Bauer, Markus Boldeen, Matthew Cousino, Isaac Petersen, Mitchell Hogrefe, Elijah Miller. Message, Nathanael Miles, youth pastor. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Bluegrass band, prelude & offertory; Dennis & Karen […]

Howard E. Miller

Howard E. Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, May 26, 2016, in his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1919, at Nappanee, Ind., the son of Jacob D. and Katie E. (Chupp) Miller. He married Lucinda Rupp in September of 1945 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 16, 1987. He served in Civilian […]


Pettisville Girls 4x800 Finishes Fifth; Stamm, Fisher Make 400 FInals; AHS Girls 4x400 Advance To Finals

Results from the Div. III state track & field meet in Columbus: Sydney Ranzau was unable to advance to the finals of the pole vault, Friday, June 3.-Updated 6.3, 1:50 pm —— The Archbold girls 4×400 relay of Julia Lambert, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm has advanced to Saturday’s finals. The Streaks finished second in the semifinals.-Updated 6.3, […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: June 1, blood pressure check; June 8, bluegrass concert by Circle of Friends; June 10, wear red; June 13, Robert & Joyce Frey; June 15, wear purple- Elder Abuse Awareness Day, stories with Cal Short; June 17, day trip to National Great Lakes Museum; June 22, […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Kyleigh Marie Cadwell, Wauseon, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, $51. Jonathan Taylor Wheating, Holland, expired license plates, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $88. Logan M. Hough, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic control device, N. […]


AHS Girls 4x400 Finishes Second; Fisher Third in Boys 400; Stamm Fourth in Girls 400

The Archbold girls 4×400 relay team of Julia Lambert, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm finished second, Saturday, June 4, in Columbus. The Streaks finished in 3:57.99. McDonald won in 3:57.78. Archbold’s Jack Fisher brought home third place in the boys 400, finishing in 49.54 seconds. New London’s Spencer Cole won in 49.48. Archbold’s Dakota Stamm placed fourth in […]

Honor Students

Dominic Frey, Wauseon, and Cassandra Jones, Fayette, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester at Heidelberg University.

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