Archbold Arbor Day

Arbor Day in Archbold was celebrated in Ruihley Park, Friday, April 28. Fifth grade students help plant a tree, and then each receives a seedling. Arbor Day encourages people to plant and care for trees.– photo by David Pugh

Local Men Among Those Indicted

Three Archbold men and a man from West Unity were among 18 people indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury during its Monday, April 17 meeting. Joshua David Ball, 36, Archbold, and Joshua Michael Ruffer, 27, West Unity, were arrested Monday night, April 3, at the Circle K store after law enforcement offi- cials received an anonymous tip that a […]

County Unemployment Down To 5.4% In March

The Fulton County unemployment rate for March was 5.4%, down eight-tenths (0.8) of one percentage point from February, when the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated unemployment was 6.2%. The reduction follows a typical pattern where unemployment starts the year at a high point, then declines as the year goes on. A summer spike is not unusual. Across […]


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, May 10, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, May 4&18, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, May 4, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon.


An Oregon, Ohio man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court Thursday, April 20: •James Skiles, 33; originally indicted Dec. 12, 2015, on two counts, theft, one count, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity; entered guilty plea in February to one misdemeanor count of theft and one count felony theft; on or about May 31-June 2, 2015, stole […]

Chocolate Cherry Stars

8 ounces almond paste1/2 cup sugar2 large egg whites4 tablespoons unsweetenedcocoa powder1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt12 maraschino cherries plus2 teaspoons maraschinocherry liquid Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicon baking mats. Break the almond paste up into small pieces and place in a food processor or mixer. Add the sugar and mix well. Add […]

Ralph F. Krueger

Ralph F. Krueger, age 58 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017, in his home surrounded by his family, after complications from a stem cell transplant. He was born May 19, 1958, in Wauseon, the son of Kurt and Gertrud (Bader) Krueger. A 1976 graduate of Archbold High School, he married Cynthia Radabaugh on May 3, […]

Archbold Boys, Anthony Wayne Girls Win Walker/Dilbone Relays

The Archbold boys track team won its first Walker- Dilbone Relays title since 2014, Friday, April 28, at AHS. The Blue Streaks finished atop the podium with 97 points. Bowling Green, last year’s champion, finished second with 84. Liberty Center had 81, and Wauseon, the 2015 champion, was fourth with 78. Pettisville finished seventh with 15 points. Anthony Wayne defended […]

Voters Approve German Twp. Fire Protection, Fulton Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities Levies

With less than eight percent of registered voters in Fulton County turning out to vote, all eight issues before county voters unofficially passed in the Tuesday, May 2 special election. Only 2,202 of the 29,175 registered voters in the county cast ballots, for a voter turnout percentage of 7.55%. Voters in German Township easily approved a 0.5- mill property tax […]

Ervin Isaac Miller

Born in Elmira, Ohio, growing up and attending school at Pettisville, graduating in 1952, and a longtime member of the Archbold community, Ervin has gone to live for eternity with his Lord, Jesus Christ. Born on Dec. 24, 1934, Ervin passed from this life to the Next on April 30, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, […]

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