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News Tribune, Aug. 18, 1974

  • Gov. Wendell Anderson has told officials of Reserve Mining Co. that the state of Minnesota will accept an alternate land disposal site for the firm’s taconite wastes. Anderson said several sites between Babbitt and Silver Bay would be acceptable.
  • The Lake Nebagamon Auditorium is being used again this summer as the training camp of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans. The 40-member group of college students will work at perfecting this year’s production until the end of the month.
  • News Tribune, Aug. 18, 1994

    • The HMS Rose, a replica of the British tall ships of the 1700s, comes to Duluth this weekend as part of the Port of Duluth Festival. The 134-foot-tall frigate will arrive tomorrow, sailing under the Aerial Lift Bridge with about four feet to spare.
    • U.S. West officials said yesterday the company will keep 70 employees in Duluth through 1995, providing some certainty about the company’s future here. Last year, U.S. West said it planned to close its Duluth office and lay off or relocate its 110 employees.

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