2019-11-13

George E. Windisch

George E. Windisch, age 84, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Prior to his retirement in 1997, he had worked for New York Central, Penn Central and Conrail for 45 years. He had also been a special deputy with the Fulton County Sheriff from 1988-1997. George was born in Dover Township, Fulton […]

Darwin F. Beck

Darwin F. Beck, age 87, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away on Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 25, 1932, to John and Helen (Clemens) Beck in Henry County. He was a 1950 graduate of Ridgeville High School. Darwin proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the […]

2019-11-13 E-Edition

Victory Result Of Rt. 66 Relocation, Separation From Township Request, Fire Department Split, Says Grime

Brad Grime, mayor-elect of the village of Archbold, attributed his 343-vote election victory to the failed effort to move St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24. Grime defeated Jeff Fryman, one-term incumbent mayor, 763- 420, during the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election. Fryman, a member of Archbold Village Council from 1997-2015, was a backer of the relocation project. The attempt […]

Township Fiscal Officer Race Undecided, Waits For Official Count

The winner in the race for German Township fiscal officer in the Nov. 5 general election is undecided, as the two write-in candidates are within 11 votes of each other. The race was between two write-in candidates after Keith Short, current fiscal officer, didn’t file for reelection, no one else filed paperwork to run for the office. Joyce Kinsman and […]

Wyse Honors Others In Speech

~ 2019 Archbold Citizen Of The Year~


As Ross Wyse, Archbold Lions Club Citizen of the Year, was being honored, those who spoke about him heaped praise upon him for his leadership, generosity, commitment to his family and faith, and other attributes. But when he took the podium for his own speech at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce and Lions Club Citizen of the Year annual […]

Crashes At St. Rt. 2- Co. Rd. 24 Discussed At Trustees Meeting

The German Township Trustees talked about the possibility of improving traffic safety at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 24 at their Monday, Nov. 11 meeting. A two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection about 4:44 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 29. The crash sent two people to the hospital. Ohio State Highway Patrol records show that since 2014 there […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit


Pentecost 22 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Dave Lersch, worship leader. Message, “Parables: Do You See, Hear, Understand? Two Men,” Luke 18:9- 14, Roger Andrews. Central Mennonite Sunday: Chuck & Jill Murillo, Levi & Mary Lou Beck, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth, chorister. Message, “Billions and Billions,” Genesis 15:1- 18, Dave Elkins; prayer […]

AACC Service Awards

Service awards were presented to a number of businesses during the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, Thursday, Nov. 7. Accepting 50-year awards, were, from left: Michele Ryder, representing Archbold Refuse Service; Tyson Stuckey, representing Schultz, Huber & Associates; Paula Gleckler, representing Frozen Specialties; Phillip Zuver, representing Northwest Products Division. Karin Weldy, far right, received a 10-year award for […]

4 Under 40, Spirit Of Archbold Awards

Left: Receiving 4 Under 40 awards during the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, Thursday, Nov. 7, were, from left: Tess Pinter, Matt Rivello, and Devin Bernath. Missing is Allison Bentley. Right: JoAnn Cousino, left, received the Spirit of Archbold award. A bus driver for Archbold schools, she helped keep four children safe when her bus was hit by […]