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Much of Huron's history was chronicled in newspapers. The first paper published in Huron was the Huron Commercial Advertiser from 1837 - 1839. The Huron Beacon began in 1853, but soon ceased publication. On March 19, 1879 the first issue of the Huron Reporter was published by Talien "Tally" Clock. The paper continued for 116 years, printing its last edition on March 27, 1994. The Huron Historical Society has digitized issues of the Reporter from 1880 to 1994. They a are available at (Video: Rose Wechter Clark, 2009)

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The Huron Dairy, owned by the Wechter family, was located on Main Street near the Boat Basin.It was owned by William Wechter from 1911 to 1955. His sons, Carl and William Jr. continued the business for 12 more years before selling the business to Esmond Dairy.
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George Rhinemiller operated a farm implement store and then an automobile garage from about 1900 to 1916. The Rhimemiler Fire Proof Garage was located on South Main Street and is still standing today.
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Huron was a thriving village in the 1930s, with businesses including Henes Grocery and Hardware, Charles Wilkes Plumbing and Heating, Horace Morse Drug Store, Anna Gunzenhauser's Department Store, George Slyker's Pool Hall, Berlin Heights Bank, Fries Lumber, Fred Krock's Tavern and Jerry Paxton's Barber Shop.
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The Huron Bakery changed ownership and locations many times over the years. The bakery was advertised in the Reporter as early as 1881. The Kreilick family owned the bakery in the 1930s and 1940s, when it was located on Van Renssalear Street.

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