Honor Student

Clay Waidelich, PHS ‘16 and son of Lee and Shawn, was named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Wittenberg University, Springfield. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Hazel M. Rychener

Hazel M. Rychener, age 95 years, formerly of Wauseon, passed away March 8, 2017, in Mesa, Ariz. She was born April 13, 1921, the daughter of the late Mary and Arthur Taylor. Hazel graduated from Pettisville High School in 1939, and married her high school sweetheart, Ralph Rychener, on June 19, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Sept. […]

Sunshine Week

More Important Than Ever

Last week was Sunshine Week, when newspapers across the nation remind government officials and private citizens our democracy needs freedom of information. Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, is quoted as saying, “A properly functioning democracy depends on an informed electorate,” and, “Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.” Even at the […]

Wauseon Advances To D-II State Finals!

Wauseon 42, Columbus Eastmoor 35

Wauseon will play in the D-II state championship boys basketball game, Saturday, March 25, 10:45 am, after defeating Columbus Eastmoor Academy (22-7) 42-35 in their state semifinal, Thursday, March 23, in Columbus. The Indians (27-1) play Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (24-5), who defeated Trotwood Madison (26-3) 62-60 in their semifinal, for the state title.-Updated 3.23, 11:07 pm

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA has been very active this year. In January, six members worked hard to complete state degree, proficiency and star applications. They spent countless hours completing their applications. They will find out their results in early March after state evaluation. Five members competed in the Fulton County public speaking contest, Wednesday, Jan. 25. Jacob Dennis placed first in […]

Blue Streaks Clip Cardinals’ Wings In Regional Semifinal

Archbold made its first return to the Division III regional boys tournament since 2006 worthwhile, dropping Cardinal Stritch (21-5) 47-36 in the semifinals, Wednesday, March 15, at Bowling Green State University. “We knew it was going to be a good struggle,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. “They (Stritch) are so good about getting the ball to the rack, and […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2007 Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Monday he will seek reelection to a second term. “With all the things that have happened in the last few months with economic development issues, I just don’t think this would be the appropriate time for someone new to step into the job,” he said. Village officials have […]


Roger Bacon 68, Archbold 43

St. Bernard Roger Bacon defeated Archbold 68-43 to advance to the D-III state championship game. Roger Bacon led 35-16 at the half.-Updated 3.24, 3:40 pm. —— Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph (22-6) defeated Fairland (25-2) 73-50 in the first Div. III state boys basketball semifinal of the day, Friday, March 24, in Columbus.  Archbold plays St. Bernard Roger Bacon at 2 […]

Bible Quiz Invitational

Six area teams participated in a 63-team Bible Quiz Invitational at Lancaster (Pa.) Bible College, Saturday, March 18. The 286th match featured North Clinton 2 taking on Pennsylvania’s Media 2 in the finals of the Gideon consolation bracket. After quizzing eight matches in the two double-elimination brackets, North Clinton won three matches in the 16-team Gideon bracket before falling 65-70 […]


Cassidy Wyse, AHS ‘14 and a member of the Taylor University, Upland, Ind., women’s basketball team, was recently named a 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics scholar athlete. Student-athletes must have at least a 3.5 gpa and have achieved junior academic status to qualify. Wyse is the daughter of Russ and Sandy, Archbold.

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