Honor Students

Benjamin Graber, PHS ‘15 and son of Rick and Deb; Ava Hoops, PHS ‘17 and daughter of Jim and Brenda; and Peter Schoenhals, AHS ‘14 and son of Walter and Joy, were named to the dean’s honor list for the 2018 spring term at Cedarville University. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify.

Family Advised To Communicate Better

After a 15-year-old Archbold boy ran away from, and then returned, home, an Archbold police officer advised the family it needs to find a better way to communicate. A report was filed Sunday, May 27, saying the boy had run from the home. When an officer arrived, the youth had been brought home by his mother. The case is closed.

Fraud Reported

Anthony Baden, 38, Archbold, reported a case of telecommunications fraud to Archbold police, Saturday evening, May 26. Baden told officers the party asked for iTunes and Google Play gift cards. Total amount lost was $800. Information was collected to be forwarded to the Ohio Attorney General Office for investigation. The report states Baden was advised to have all mobile devices […]

Earn Degrees

Several area students earned degrees during commencement exercises at Hesston (Kan.) College, Sunday, May 13: Desiree Newman, Archbold, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing; Elizabeth Miller, Archbold, Associate of general studies degree; Jaelyn Rufenacht, Pettisville, Associate of Arts degree.


Linda D. Eash, 70, Wauseon, died June 2, 2018. Survivors include her husband, Sanford, and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Trustees Approve Road Bids

The German Township Trustees approved a bid from Gerken Paving, Napoleon, for repair of township roads. They approved the bid at their Tuesday, May 29 meeting. The Gerken bid for work specified by the trustees was $107,916, said Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, trustees president. Originally, the bid was for about $175,000. Leupp said the trustees scaled back the amount of work […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 11-15 MONDAY: breaded pork chops, rice pilaf, sugar snap peas, pineapple chunks, fruit juice. TUESDAY: cheeseburgers, potato wedges, seasoned spinach, mixed fruit, pudding. WEDNESDAY: baked chicken, o’brien potatoes, midori blend vegetables, tropical fruit. THURSDAY: beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots, apricots. FRIDAY: navy bean or tomato soup, egg salad sandwich, tossed salad, jello.

Stamm Wins 400-Meter Dash State Championship

As a freshman, Dakota Stamm placed fourth in the girls 400-meter dash at the Division III State Track and Field Championships. As a sophomore, she finished second. And now, as a junior, she is the 2018 state champion. “I’m so happy I could cry right now,” said Stamm. “I crossed the finish line and was like, there’s no way that […]

Wind Turbine Needs $13,000 Repair

The Archbold School District wind turbine should be generating electricity again late next week after a $13,225 repair. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said bearings in the turbine generator need to be replaced. The repair is not under warranty. The $13,225 figure includes parts and labor, Rex said. Glynn Electric, of Plymouth, Mass., is owned by one of the partners at Aeronautica, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 22: Kathryn Davidson & Jacob Junge, (Toledo Hospital), boy. May 27: Jessica & Micah Weirich, Wauseon, girl. May 29: Amanda Garcia, Napoleon, girl; Amanda & Brad Knierim, Fayette, girl. A son, Colton Eric, was born May 22, 2018, at Toledo Hospital to Jacob and Kathryn Junge, Delta. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was […]

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