From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton Village Council was looking to fill a council seat after councilman Scott Haselman was elected Fulton County Prosecutor.

• The Swanton Rotary Auction had a net profit of about $20,000, with a large portion to go towards the Swanton High School track and soccer complex.

• Delta native Nate Kmic of Mount Union became the NCAA’s all-time rushing leader.

25 Years Ago

• Village Administrator became a full-time position in the Village of Swanton with John Syx moving from part-time.

• An eighth commercial airline began service at Toledo Express Airport.

50 Years Ago

• Ground was broken for an addition to Park Elementary School.

• Don’s Superette offered sirloin steak for 99 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• Rupp Brothers purchased the Royal Chick Hatchery on Church Street. Art Ruggles moved from Traverse City, Mich. to manage the business.
• A flu epidemic caused many students to miss school in Swanton.
90 Years Ago
• Swanton mourned the death of C. J. Brindley.