Update: Labor Day Precautions, New Traffic Safety Efforts, Broadband Connectivity


Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  LABOR DAY PRECAUTIONS In advance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, Governor DeWine today reminded citizens to take safety precautions when celebrating with others outside of their households.  “Today Ohio reported its highest number of new cases since the […]

Health Order Signed


Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the following order has been signed by Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes: Director’s Order on the Opening of Adult Day Care Services and Senior Centers . Posted 8.31, 4:40 pm

Maynard L. Sauder


Maynard L. Sauder, 88, passed away peacefully, August 28, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven Special Care Neighborhood, Archbold, after a long and fruitful life.  He was born in Archbold, Ohio, on February 15, 1932, to parents Erie J. and Leona (Short) Sauder.  Maynard received his education at International Business College, Fort Wayne, and served as an accountant at Evanston General Hospital, Evanston, IL, […]

Wauseon Man Killed in Turnpike Crash Aug. 28

Maumee — The Swanton Post is currently investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of Richard Reuther III, 35, Wauseon, Friday morning at 9>42 am. The crash occurred in Springfield Township, Lucas County. Troopers respondedto the crash at miifpost 57.9 westbound at 09:42 am. Westbound traffic was slowing for a prior crash that occurred on the Turnpike at milepost […]

Latta: USPS to Sort Mail at Ohio Facilities Through the Election

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – After discussions with Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), the United States Postal Service (USPS) has ordered Northwest Ohio mail to be sent to the Mail Processing Plant in Cleveland instead of the Metroplex facility in Pontiac, Michigan through the 2020 election. According to information provided to Latta’s office, USPS Headquarters has said that they will divert Ohio […]

Lois Ann Weirauch

Lois Ann Weirauch, age 81, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at CHP-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. With her family by her side, she went to her Heavenly Home. She was born May 30, 1939, at Fayette, the daughter of Dale and Reva (Love) Myers. She was a 1957 graduate of Archbold High School. She married Lawrence Paul Weirauch […]

COVID-19 Update: K-12 Case Reporting, Sports Order Modification


Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on Thursday provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  UPDATED COUNTY RISK LEVELS Governor DeWine today released this week’s Ohio Public Health Advisory System map. New health data compiled by the Ohio Department of Health indicates that six counties currently have a very high risk of exposure and […]

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4-H Advisors, Youths Face Challenges For 2020 Fulton County Junior Fair

As August winds down, anticipation usually mounts countywide for the Fulton County Fair. This year is different. The fair will still be held, but it is reduced to Junior Fair activities and spectator less harness racing only. Only those with wristband passes will be allowed in. Jackie Ballmer, advisor for the 72-member Countryside Clovers 4-H club, said, “The kids have […]

Buckeye Wins Five National Awards

The Archbold Buckeye has received five awards in the National Newspaper Association 2020 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. Winners will be recognized at the NNA Convention, Oct. 1-3, which will be held virtually. There were 1,276 entries in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and 193 entries in the Better Newspaper Advertising Contest for a total of 1,469 […]