Van, Semi Collide on West Barre

A semi collided with a van on West Barre Road near Brussel Street about 2:51 pm, Thursday, March 1. Davinder Singh, 25, Brampton, Ontario, Canada, was driving a semi owned by Coast Capital Equipment Finance Ltd., west on West Barre Road with passenger Harleen Kaur Maan, 25, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A van, driven by Caleb Groeneweg, 28, rural Archbold, was […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2008 Administrators in the Archbold School District got pay raises ranging from 1.75% to 2.86% for school years 2007-08-09. Fulton County Commissioners won’t pay a $500 bill for changing the light bulb inside the Burlington-Elmira sewer system pump station. “We’re not paying it,” said Joe Short, commissioner. Council asked the police department to crack […]

SUV Strikes Guardrail, Overturns

The crash that sent Michelle L. Smith, 49, to the Fulton County Health Center, Monday, March 5, started when the SUV she was driving went off the road. The Ohio State Highway Patrol crash report states that at about 4:15 pm, Smith was driving her sport utility vehicle west on US20A. She drove off the right side of the road […]

Blueberry Ginger Jam-Filled Scones

Blueberry Ginger Jam: 3 1/2 cups fresh (or frozen)blueberries1/4 cup maple syrup3-inch piece fresh ginger(about 2 tablespoons finelygrated)1 tablespoon lemon juice Scones: 3/4 cup toasted pecans,ground into flour1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup whole-grain spelt flour2 tablespoons sugar, plus 1tablespoon for topping4 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon kosher salt3/4 cup cold low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup cold unsweetenedapplesauce1/3 cup cold […]

Reports Threats

Angelita Hernandez, 39, Archbold, told police she and her husband had been threatened by a former friend the afternoon of Saturday, March 3. Hernandez told officers threats had occurred before, as well. An officer contacted the other half of the dispute, who denied making threats. “I suggested (the subject) stop speaking to (Hernandez) if they cannot get along,” the officer […]

Lingonberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Streusel Topping: 1 cup light brown sugar1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamonSalt to taste1 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces1 1/2 cups chopped pecans(optional) Cake: 1 1/2 cups of flour1 stick butter1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup sugar2 large eggs1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla1 cup sour cream1 cup Lingonberry Jam Glaze: 1 cup confectioners’ […]

Carl F. Fogt

Carl F. Fogt, 96, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away on March 11, 2018, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on Sept. 3, 1921, in Shelby County, Ohio, to Herbert O. and Mary B. (Zorn) Fogt. Carl served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 during World War II and was a life member of the […]

Short Blows Up Co. Rd 24 Argument

Joe Short, German Township trustee, blew up any perceived need for any major improvements on Co. Rd. 24. He said local business leaders told him truck traffic in the village is not a problem. During a joint meeting of the trustees, village of Archbold officials, and the Fulton County commissioners, Monday night, March 12, Short said he and fellow trustees […]


Hard work and determination paid off when Archbold’s Gavin Grime was victorious at the 2018 State Wrestling Tournament, Saturday, March 10 in Columbus. He won a 3-2 decision over Galion Northmor’s Conan Becker, right, to claim the Division III 145-pound state title. Grime, a senior, is the seventh AHS wrestler to win a state championship in school history. For more […]

AHS Boys Win 17th District Title

Bryce Williams Leads Archbold With 30 Points

Archbold outscored fifthranked Cardinal Stritch 39- 22 in the middle two periods on its way to a 74-65 Division III district boys basketball championship, Saturday, March 10, at Toledo Central Catholic High School. “I thought both teams laid it on the floor tonight,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. The Cardinals (23-2) are “so athletic. That was good for us […]

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