2016-12-14

Vote On Village-Township Separation To Be Dec. 22



Bill Rufenacht, a Fulton County Commissioner, said they will vote on the proposed separation of Archbold and German Township at their Thursday, Dec. 22 meeting. The villages of Archbold, Delta, and Swanton took the first steps to separate themselves from their respective townships in June. Swanton has since stopped its action. The vote on the Delta request will also be […]

Man Charged With Theft Of Donation Can



Matthew Ramsey, 29, Napoleon, has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing a donation can about 4:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6. The can, property of the Knights of Columbus Christmas for Kids program, was valued at $60, the Archbold police report on the incident said. The can was on the counter at the Archbold Main Stop. Video from the store […]

Wind Causes Door Ding



Wind was a factor in an incident that damaged the door of a parked vehicle, Wednesday, Dec. 7. A representative of the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center said a student– a passenger in a parked van– opened the vehicle door about 11:30 am in the parking lot at the Archbold Supervalu Plaza. The wind caught the door, and pushed it […]

It’s Snow Fun



Children were having fun sledding and building snow forts after 7 1/2 inches of snow fell Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11. Top: Sisters Augusta Martin, 9, and Estella Martin, 8, sled down a small hill in Ruihley Park. Middle: Olivia Baden, 9, left, and Natalie Schmucker, 8, have fun sledding in Woodland Park. Right: Wyatt Ritta, 11, and Willy the […]

Local Woman Sentenced



Carol A. Arend, 54, Archbold, was sentenced in a Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Monday, Dec. 5, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release. Arend was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on Monday, July 18, on charges of trespassing in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present, aggravated […]

Pickup Hits Parked Car



A pickup, driven by Thomas Brodbeck, 81, Archbold, was involved in a collision with a parked car about 5:45 pm, Friday, Dec. 2, an Archbold police report states. Brodbeck was attempting to parallel park in the 200 block of North Defiance Street, in a space about 120 feet north of Depot Street. He failed to clear the parked car of […]

Village Plows Out From 7.5-Inch Snow



Village of Archbold crews were out both in daylight and the early morning to plow the village out of a 7.5- inch snowfall over the weekend. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded two inches of snow between 8 am, Saturday, Dec. 10, and 8 am, Sunday Dec. 11, followed by another 5.5 inches in the following 24-hour period. Jason Martz, […]

Wallet Missing



Alisa A. Huerta, 18, Archbold told Archbold police her wallet was lost and possibly stolen sometime between 8 am-12 pm, Thursday, Nov. 24. She filed her report on Sunday, Dec. 4. The wallet was valued at $50 and contained $150 in cash and identification. It was last seen in a friend’s car.

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. […]

Poulson Honored, But Would Rather See Students Get Awards



John Poulson, Pettisville High School agriculture and FFA teacher, has been named one of six Agriscience Teachers of the Year in the United States. But as far as the veteran teacher is concerned, “I’d rather see my students get the awards. “It’s a lot more publicity than I need to have,” he said. The National Association of Agriculture Educators conferred […]


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