NEWS


8:25 am |    
Food drive a success
Swanton Municipal Building closing to foot traffic

Swanton Municipal Building closing to foot traffic

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, the Village of Swanton has announced updates.The Municipal Building on Chestnut Street will be closed to foot ...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Senior Center meals impacted by COVID-19

Senior Center meals impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 is continuing to impact the Fulton County Senior Center.The Fulton County Senior Center will deliver home meals for the week of Nov. 30 on We...

November 25th, 2020 |  


USDA offers turkey cooking tips

This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessa...

November 25th, 2020 |  


NwOESC receives scholarship donation from bank

Jacque Wells of Farmers and Merchants State Bank in Archbold recently presented the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center (NwOESC) with a $1,000 d...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Survey: Most Ohioans not traveling for Thanksgiving

A new survey by AAA indicates that a large majority of Ohio residents will not be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, and 40% of those staying hom...

November 24th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


1:21 pm |    
Dogs aim to climb standings
Vikings hope team speed enables success in 2020

Vikings hope team speed enables success in 2020

The Evergreen girls basketball team has some speed this season that should help them dictate tempo in their games.“I think this group will surpr...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Vikes intend to compete for league title

Vikes intend to compete for league title

Despite losing a bulk of their scoring from a season ago, Evergreen boys basketball and veteran head coach Jerry Keifer — entering his 28th seas...

November 24th, 2020 |  


OHSAA reaffirms commitment to winter sports

COLUMBUS — In a memo to its member schools on Wednesday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association reaffirmed its position that the upcoming win...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Delta opens season with big wins over Swanton, Edon

Delta opens season with big wins over Swanton, Edon

In a courtroom, eventually the attorney for the accused will say “the defense rests.”If you play basketball for Delta coach Ryan Ripke, yo...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Locals named to all-district grid teams

Locals named to all-district grid teams

The 2020 All-Northwest District football teams were revealed last week with many in the area getting recognized for their production on the gridiron.W...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Day discusses cancellation, Indiana game

COLUMBUS — Ohio State football coach Ryan Day says he liked how the Buckeyes responded to having last week’s game at Maryland abruptly can...

November 21st, 2020 |  


LIFE


1:50 am |    
Fall color surrounds trail
10:22 pm
Updated: 10:56 am. |    
Swanton native serves aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Senior Center News

The Fulton County Senior Center continues to offer drive-thru lunches at its five sites. There are locations in Wauseon, Swanton, Delta, Archbold, and...

November 9th, 2020 |  


Hospice offers free virtual holiday grief workshop

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hospice of Northwest Ohio will facilitate two virtual sessions of a holiday bereavement gathering for families who are g...

November 8th, 2020 |  


Fall color surrounds trail

Fall color surrounds trail

Fall color is winding down, and there was even a little snow on Sunday, but some of nature’s beauty is still on display. Above, is the newly pav...

November 3rd, 2020 |  


Senior Center News

The Fulton County Senior Center continues to offer drive-thru lunches at its five sites. There are locations in Wauseon, Swanton, Delta, Archbold, and...

November 2nd, 2020 |  


Senior Center News

The Fulton County Senior Center continues to offer drive-thru lunches at its five sites. There are locations in Wauseon, Swanton, Delta, Archbold, and...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Swanton to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Swanton Mayor Neil Toeppe invites the community to take a stand against substance use by celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week raises awareness...

October 21st, 2020 updated: October 22nd, 2020. |  


OPINION


Fighting for a utility shutoff moratorium

Fighting for a utility shutoff moratorium

Recently, I led my Democratic colleagues in writing letters to 22 of the nation’s largest utility companies – urging them to suspend all u...

November 14th, 2020 |  


Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

This week, I was proud to vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court. She is an impressive person and a distinguished legal...

October 31st, 2020 |  


Just a small thing can effect big change

Often it is the small things that affect our relationships – with each other and with God.It’s a small thing to set aside time daily for B...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Staying in the swing of busy Tuesdays

For many years, Tuesday morning has been dedicated to writing this column. After breakfast, devotions and making my bed, I go directly to the computer...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Despite the masks people are reaching out during COVID

In these days of wearing masks to help stop the spread of coronavirus, it sometimes becomes quite challenging to recognize as well as to be recognized...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Exercise your right to vote

The 2020 election day is drawing closer. American people need to take this election seriously, more than has been demonstrated in the past considering...

September 3rd, 2020 |  


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