50 years ago, 1963: Eastern States Farmers' Exchange in Huron unloaded 70,000 bushels of hard red spring wheat grown in North Dakota and Montana and shipped by boat through Duluth, Minn. for Mannell Milling Co., Fostoria. Another shipment of 70,000 bushels was expected.
25 years ago, 1988: The Sandusky Nursing Home had a few days to clean up conditions posing a "serious immediate threat" to residents or face losing all federal money and an evacuation of residents, a federal official said. A three-day inspection turned up evidence of uncontrolled staph and other infections and diseases throughout the home.
10 years ago, 2003: Huron proclaimed Capt. Greg Holden Day in honor of a local man injured in Iraq. Mayor Edward Asher introduced the soldier to a group of local well-wishers and said "Today is a day when small-town America gets to honor one of their own." Holden was injured in a grenade explosion in March of 2003.