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Norris Ledyard

Position: Staff Writer
E-Mail Address: nledyard@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-335-2010

Latest Stories by Norris Ledyard

Richard and Mary Ann Mull of Wauseon (center) donated 160 trees to the Wauseon Tree Commission in 2013. The hardwood trees, valued near $12,000, ranged in age from five to 12 years of age were spread out over Dorothy Biddle, Homecoming and Reighard parks and other places around town during a three month period in 2014. Members of the Wauseon Public

Richard and Mary Ann Mull of Wauseon (center) donated 160 trees to the Wauseon Tree Commission in 2013. The hardwood trees, valued near $12,000, ranged in age from five to 12 years of age were spread out over Dorothy Biddle, Homecoming and Reighard parks and other places around town during a three month period in 2014. Members of the Wauseon Public

Peggy Degler brought Todd Tussinger, left, and his sister, Ariah Tussinger to visit Santa at the historic Depot in Wauseon. Santa's appearance is made possible by the Fulton County Historic Society, Wauseon Fire Department and Wauseon Rotary Club. It was reported that both children have been very good. Santa will be available at the Depot through T

'So be good for goodness sake'

Peggy Degler brought Todd Tussinger, left, and his sister, Ariah Tussinger to visit Santa at the historic Depot in Wauseon. Santa's appearance is made possible by the Fulton County Historic Society, Wauseon Fire Department and Wauseon Rotary Club. It was reported that both children have been very good. Santa will be available at the Depot through T

From small, humble beginnings, wonderful projects can grow and bloom. As society constantly expands with travels and movement of families across the country and over the world in order to seek employment, it takes longer than a quick trip over the river and through the woods to reach beloved relatives for the holidays.
The Christmas meal began in

Countywide Christmas dinner seeks volunteers, donations

From small, humble beginnings, wonderful projects can grow and bloom. As society constantly expands with travels and movement of families across the country and over the world in order to seek employment, it takes longer than a quick trip over the river and through the woods to reach beloved relatives for the holidays. The Christmas meal began in

The concerns on the health, both physical and mental, of Fulton County's youth continue to be studied. Guided by the parents, pastors, school administrators and, more directly, by the Fulton County Family and Children First Council and the Healthy Choices Caring Communities (HC3), measurements need to be taken to measure progress or where resources

Results from 2014 youth health assessment are compiled

The concerns on the health, both physical and mental, of Fulton County's youth continue to be studied. Guided by the parents, pastors, school administrators and, more directly, by the Fulton County Family and Children First Council and the Healthy Choices Caring Communities (HC3), measurements need to be taken to measure progress or where resources

Last Wauseon Homecoming netted $33K

The 2014 Wauseon Homecoming Committee has announced the results of the homecoming celebrated last August and their financial results. The 2014 Wauseon Homecoming netted $33,000. The committees decided to use $5,000 from the 2013 event and $5,000 from the 2014 event to purchase a Gator. The purpose for acquiring a Gator is to help on the upkeep of

Community Bulletin Board

Fulton County Senior Center Luncheon Reservations Required 419-337-9299 800-686-9217 Home delivered - $1.75 On-site suggested donation Seniors (over 60) - $1.50 All others - $3.50 MENU Tuesday, Dec. 16 Steamed franks with chicken breast as low sodium substitute, macaroni and cheese, peas and carrots, tropical fruit salad and apple

GILEAD LAKE, Mich. - John and Martha Tester, formally of Wauseon, will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. Martha Miller and John Tester were married Nov. 27, 1969 at St. Caspar Catholic Church. Father Paul Mueller officiated the ceremony.
The couple are blessed with six sons: Pat Tester, Mike and Patricia Tester, Matt and Heather Teste

Testers' celebrate 45th anniversary

GILEAD LAKE, Mich. - John and Martha Tester, formally of Wauseon, will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. Martha Miller and John Tester were married Nov. 27, 1969 at St. Caspar Catholic Church. Father Paul Mueller officiated the ceremony. The couple are blessed with six sons: Pat Tester, Mike and Patricia Tester, Matt and Heather Teste

INTV Program Guide

Changes do occur in the programming schedule after the publication of The Expositor. For the most current information, please watch the INTV guide on Channel 5 or Channel 96-105 on Time Warner Cable. Tuesday, Dec. 16: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. - Trinity Lutheran Church services; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. - Christ United Methodist Church services; noon

The Wauseon Chamber of Commerce held their recognition dinner at the VFW Hall last Wednesday. After a brief social hour, welcome and invocation offered by Neil Toeppe, a meal catered by aka Design was shared. Herb crusted prime rib and roast pork loin with Southern Comfort glaze were the entrees.
Citizen of the YearCitizen of the Year was given to

Citizens honored at chamber dinner

The Wauseon Chamber of Commerce held their recognition dinner at the VFW Hall last Wednesday. After a brief social hour, welcome and invocation offered by Neil Toeppe, a meal catered by aka Design was shared. Herb crusted prime rib and roast pork loin with Southern Comfort glaze were the entrees. Citizen of the YearCitizen of the Year was given to

Senior Center News

Fulton County Senior Services. To make lunch reservations, please call: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217 Home delivery is $1.75; Suggested donation for senior resident is $1.50; Other guests $3.50. Swanton site - Monday, Wednesday and Friday Delta site - Tuesday and Thursday MENU Tuesday, Dec. 9 Potato soup, ground bologna sandwich with turke

In preparation of the Wauseon Downtown Association's 2014 Christmas Parade, some of the “gifted” dancers from Stars Unlimited took a short break under an evergreen tree on the courthouse grounds. Mindy Hunter (not pictured) was in charge.
Cub Scouts from Pack 8, sponsored by the Christ United Methodist Church, were riding on a trailer

Sparkling packages under the tree

In preparation of the Wauseon Downtown Association's 2014 Christmas Parade, some of the “gifted” dancers from Stars Unlimited took a short break under an evergreen tree on the courthouse grounds. Mindy Hunter (not pictured) was in charge. Cub Scouts from Pack 8, sponsored by the Christ United Methodist Church, were riding on a trailer

INTV Program Guide

Changes do occur in the programming schedule after the publication of The Expositor. For the most current information, please watch the INTV guide on Channel 5 or Channel 96-105 on Time Warner Cable. Tuesday, Dec. 9: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. - Trinity Lutheran Church services; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. - Christ United Methodist Church services; noon,

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary was asked to partake in Saturday's the children reading program at the Swanton Public Library by educating the children on Veterans Day, Poppy's and by reading a comic book titled, “I Pledge Allegiance.” The children each received their own, “I Pledge Allegiance” and “Our Veteran's

Reading day at SPL touches on patriotism, ice cream

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary was asked to partake in Saturday's the children reading program at the Swanton Public Library by educating the children on Veterans Day, Poppy's and by reading a comic book titled, “I Pledge Allegiance.” The children each received their own, “I Pledge Allegiance” and “Our Veteran's

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary sponsored an essay contest at the Swanton Middle School. Students were asked to write a 300 word essay titled, “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” describing “what they would do if they were mayor”. The winner, Brett Bettinger, an eighth grader won a day with our own mayor, Ann Roth and wi

Local government essay contest results

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary sponsored an essay contest at the Swanton Middle School. Students were asked to write a 300 word essay titled, “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” describing “what they would do if they were mayor”. The winner, Brett Bettinger, an eighth grader won a day with our own mayor, Ann Roth and wi

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary sponsored an essay contest at the Swanton Middle School. Students were asked to write a 300 word essay titled, “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” describing “what they would do if they were mayor”. The winner, Brett Bettinger, an eighth grader won a day with our own mayor, Ann Roth and wi

Local government essay contest results

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary sponsored an essay contest at the Swanton Middle School. Students were asked to write a 300 word essay titled, “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” describing “what they would do if they were mayor”. The winner, Brett Bettinger, an eighth grader won a day with our own mayor, Ann Roth and wi

Senior News

Fulton County Senior Services. To make lunch reservations, please call: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217 Home delivery is $1.75; Suggested donation for senior resident is $1.50; Other guests $3.50. Swanton site - Monday, Wednesday and Friday Delta site - Tuesday and Thursday MENU Tuesday, Dec. 2 Fish sandwich, Cheesy potatoes, mixed vegetable

Delta church has light display

Delta Assembly of God will be continuing the tradition of telling the true story of Christmas with a lighted Christmas display. Come view and hear the Christmas story from the comfort of your own warm car. The light display is free and will be open for viewing on:Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19 and 2

Santa is stopping at depot

Now that everyone has survived Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Christmas season is in full swing. There is a treat waiting for good boys and girls of all ages at the historic depot in Wauseon. The Wauseon Rotary Club, the Wauseon Fire Department and the Fulton County Historical Society have arranged for Santa Claus to visit the de





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