10 Years Ago
• The former site of Swanton Super Valu was scheduled to be auctioned off.
• Randall Rober of Swanton completed a beautification project at the Swanton American Legion as his Eagle Scout project.
25 Years Ago
• Final approval was given for the Orchard Ridge Estates subdivision on County Road 2 between County Road F and Airport Highway.
• Toledo Express Airport’s terminal was renovated.
• The Corn Festival was scheduled for Sept. 19.
• Loaves of bread containing vitamin B1 were advertised at 11 cents each by Harding’s Bakery.
90 Years Ago
• The engine of a passenger train derailed six miles west of Swanton after striking an automobile. One wheel of the car became lodged in the tracks and could not be removed.
• It was announced a Willys Knight sedan would be given away at the October Corn Festival.
• Two young bandits escaped from Marshal William Harding following an arrest in Swanton.
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