10 Years Ago
• Ohio’s unemployment rate hit a 25-year high of 9.4 percent.
• Swanton’s Paige Onweller and Evergreen’s Taylor Langenderfer earned all-state honors in girls basketball.
25 Years Ago
• The Maumee Valley Guidance Center opened a satellite office in Swanton.
• The Northwest Ohio Rails-to-Trails Association took ownership of part of the abandoned railroad line that ran from Maumee to Montpelier.
50 Years Ago
• Swanton Lumber Co. sold its transit mix division to Tri-County Block and Brick Inc.
• Dean Griffin was named Swanton Police Chief.
• Swanton Chrysler Plymouth offered a 1969 Plymouth Fury for $2,179.
75 Years Ago