2017-01-11

Honor Students



Miriam Gligorevic, daughter of Marybeth Beck, Claire E. Fry, daughter of Darin and Sheri Fry, and Melissa M. Kinkaid, daughter of Jeffrey and Cindy Kinkaid, all of Archbold; and Kathryn J. Kauffman, daughter of Jeffrey and Janine Kauffman, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Students must earn at least […]

Mary L. Riegsecker



Mary L. Riegsecker, age 89, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She had worked for the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and then after retirement, she had been a bus driver for the Fulton County Senior Center. Mary was born in Wauseon on March 4, 1927, the daughter of Arlo and Flora […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 Sauder Village has received official notification an $830,000 share of the state of Ohio capital budget has been earmarked for the village. Debbie David, Sauder Village executive director, said the state funding recognizes and validates the village as an educational asset to Ohio and a regional tourist destination. “Having the state funding allows […]

AHS Boys Raise Record To 7-2



The Archbold boys basketball team picked up a pair of non-league wins last week, raising its record to 7-2. The Streaks dropped Napoleon 66-47, Tuesday, Jan. 3, in the Thunderdome, and handed Fairview a 53-39 loss, Saturday, Jan. 7, at Fairview. AHS 66, Napoleon 47 The Wildcats (1-5), led by Brett Lauf with 21 points, including four of the team’s […]

Wayne B. McMunn



Wayne B. McMunn, age 92 of Archbold, and previously of Delta, passed away at The Defiance Area Hospice Center after a brief stay. He was born on Feb. 9, 1924, at home in rural Delta to Vern and Dora (Hite) McMunn. On June 24, 1944, he married Maneta Sell of Blissfield, Mich., and they enjoyed 52 years together until she […]

Manufactured Home Fire



The Archbold Fire Department was called to a fire in a manufactured home in Colony Meadows about 4:12 pm, Monday, Jan. 9. Andy Brodbeck, AFD chief, said the fire was started by a heater being used to thaw frozen pipes under the home. Damage was estimated at $10,000. No injuries.– photo by David Pugh

AHS Wrestlers Second At Woodmore



The Archbold wrestling team competed at the Woodmore A Classic, Friday-Saturday, Jan. 6-7, and finished second behind Gibsonburg. Austin Baker (113 pounds), Zach Rocha (132 lbs.), Brennan Short (138 lbs.) and Trevor Short (220 lbs.) all finished second. Dawson Liechty (106 lbs.), Gibson Burkholder (182 lbs.) and Anthony Gonzalez (285 lbs.) finished fourth. Elijah Alvarado (145 lbs.), Cam Miller (152 […]

Public Meetings



Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Organizational meeting followed by regular meeting. Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. […]

Good News In Future, Says County Economic Development Director




News of the economy, particularly the Fulton County economy, is good for the near-term future, Matt Gilroy, Fulton County Economic Development Corporation executive director, said last week. “We’ve seen several companies expand, add machinery and equipment, and hire new employees,” he said. “So there are a lot of good, positive things taking shape in Fulton County from an economic growth […]

Archbold Girls Open League Schedule With Win Over Evergreen



Archbold kept its overall record untarnished at 11-0 and opened the Northwest Ohio Athletic League season with a 39-35 victory at Evergreen, Friday, Jan. 6. “This was a hard-fought league win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “Both teams played extremely hard. “Neither team could get much offense going. We missed shots we normally make, but Evergreen contested every shot. […]


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