Exercising Their Right To Vote

Jamian Baer, 5, watches his grandfather Israel Lerma vote, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Next to them is Israel’s wife, Soila. All are from Archbold.– photo by Mary Huber

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day is Friday, Nov. 11. It is the day we honor citizens who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America. Veterans return from serving their country, put on their civilian clothes, and simply blend into society. They become just like the rest of us. They work, they raise their families, and cook out on […]

Income Tax Up 144% In October

The Archbold municipal income tax raised over $600,000 in October, more than double the amount raised during the same month in 2015. The news was given to Village Council during its Monday, Nov. 7 meeting. Gross collections were $603,954.65, which was $357,076.73, or 144.6% more than October 2015. The total year-to-date collection for 2016 topped $4 million, the first time […]

Pumpkin Decorating

From left, Archbold kindergarteners Carson Armstrong and Zechariah Rodriguez decorate pumpkins during the Kindergarten Fall Festival at Sauder Village, Friday, Nov. 4. Looking on are Zechariah’s father, Nel Rodriguez, Wauseon, and Wendy Torres, Archbold, a parent volunteer.– photo by David Pugh

A Program Ohio Should Fund

College Credit Plus is a classic example of a good idea tarnished by poor execution. College Credit Plus is a godsend to parents and students worried about how to pay for college, but it’s a nightmare for school districts left footing the bill. It is also a state mandate, so the state should pay for it. School districts should not […]

End Of The Road For The Streaks

Fall In Regional Final To Mansfield Christian

It was the end of the journey for the Archbold boys soccer team. The Streaks fell short in their bid to return to state Saturday, Nov. 5, at Findlay, when they were shut out 2-0 by Mansfield Christian in the Division III regional finals. Archbold finished with a 19-1-1 record, were co-champions in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, sectional and […]


Jackson Waidelich, 19, Archbold, votes in his first presidential election, Tuesday, Nov. 8.– photo by Mary Huber

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006 Members of the Archbold Fire Department have always talked turkey in November. They’ve also talked chicken, and ham, and pizza. The Feather Party fundraiser has been a tradition for a full half century. Members of the Archbold and Pettisville American Legion Posts presented Veteran’s Day programs. Members of the Archbold rifle team are […]

All-NWOAL Selections

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League has released the all-league teams for boys soccer and scholar athletes for fall sports. Archbold players and coaches are listed unless otherwise indicated. Player of the Year: Josh Kidder, Archbold. Coach of the Year: Sean Stewart, Archbold. First Team: Kaiden Bedsole, Jack Fisher, Jared Kid- der, Austin Welch. Second Team: Denver Beck, Kegan Ott, Jereme […]

Proud To Vote

Jed Grisez, Archbold, studies his ballot, Tuesday, Nov. 8. He first started voting in 1976.– photo by Mary Huber

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