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News Tribune, April 26, 1974

  • The Duluth City Council will vote next week on a resolution to replace City Hall’s operator-controlled elevator with a self-service automated elevator. If approved, the action will leave just one manually operated passenger elevator in Duluth — in the Bradling Building.
  • Eight area bands will be competing tomorrow in the second annual Battle of the Bands at the Duluth National Guard Armory, sponsored by the American Field Service. Persons in attendance may dance, listen and act as judges by their applause.
  • News Tribune, April 26, 1994

    • Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson yesterday signed a law extending unemployment benefits for former employees of National Steel Pellet Co. in Keewatin and other shuttered firms around the state. Checks will continue for another 13 weeks for 600 steelworkers.
    • Dave Roever, an evangelist from Texas, kicked off three nights of Northland crusades yesterday to a crowd of 1,200 in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Arena. Roever wove Bible messages with personal tales of hardship and survival.

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