Council To Ask Second Time To Conform Boundaries

Archbold Village Council voted to proceed with a second attempt to separate from German Township in an emergency meeting, Tuesday night, June 27. The paperwork that Donna Dettling, village administrator, will file with the Fulton County Commissioners is almost exactly the same village officials filed with the commissioners in June 2016. Only the dates were changed, she said. Dettling said […]

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team is 19-2 after suffering a loss to Bryan and wins over Holgate and Evergreen last week. Bryan 4, Archbold 0 Monday, June 19 Hitting: Nic Rodriguez 1-3, Bryce Williams 1-3, Gabe Petersen 1-3. Losing pitcher: Rigo Ramos, 4 runs, 7 hits, 7 strikeouts. Archbold 18, Holgate 1 Tuesday, June 20 Hitting: Rodriguez 1-2, Jeron Williams […]

Kristina Marie Avina

Kristina Marie Avina, age 43, of Pettisville, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Kristina was born on July 4, 1973, the daughter of Kenneth and Shirley (Moore) Nafziger, at the Montpelier Hospital. Kristina was a graduate of Archbold High School in 1991. She graduated from Northwest State in 1993. She was lucky […]

We Keep Fire Equipment: Township Trustees

Stage Set for Second Separation Request

The stage is set for Archbold Village Council to file a second request for separation from German Township. During their Monday night, June 26 meeting, the trustees declined the latest village proposal for a new operating agreement for the Archbold Fire Department. In three separate statements by the three trustees, all said they want to retain ownership of the fire […]


Gabe Petersen hits a double to score a runner, giving Archbold a 15-1 lead over Holgate, Tuesday, June 20.– photo by Mary Huber

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs. Kristin R. Turner, rural Fayette, speeding, 68-55, US20A, $37, $88. Timothy W. Rice, rural Wauseon, seat belt, S. Fulton St., Wauseon $30, $51. Heather A. Boger, Pettisville, speeding, 70-55, St. Rt. 2, $47, […]

Final Salute

Top: Ridgeville firefighters salute as the casket of Ken Freytag, Ridgeville fire chief, is placed into a hearse. Dexter Benecke, retired RFD chief, holds Freytag’s helmet. Middle: Firefighters salute as the hearse drives by the fire station during a procession to the cemetery. Left: The funeral procession drives under a flag hung from the crossed arms of aerial trucks from […]

Honor Students

Tanner L. Rufenacht, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Car Vandalized

Jamie E. Rodas, 37, 205 Vine Street, reported his 2008-model car was vandalized about 4 am, Saturday June 17. Rodas told Archbold police someone threw a rock at the car, damaging the driverside front fender. A tan vehicle left the scene after the incident, Rodas said. Police closed the case, pending new information.

New AHS Football Scoreboard Damaged

Who Pays For Replacement Part?

A new scoreboard for the Archbold High School football field was blown over and damaged, Monday, June 19. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said it has not been determined how the repair part will be covered. “Two things could happen,” he said. The school could file a claim against the district insurance carrier, who would cover the cost. The district would be […]

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