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News Tribune, Aug. 2, 1974

  • Controversy over the funding for a proposed $5 million city library came up at yesterday’s Duluth City Council agenda session. The question is whether local taxpayers should put up $3 million for the library without a chance to vote on the issue.
  • Duluth may host its first sled dog race Feb. 15-16 with a purse of $2,000, according to the 1975 North Star Sled Dog Club race schedule. If held, the Duluth race will be at Spirit Mountain.
  • News Tribune, Aug. 2, 1994

    • The Louisiana-Pacific manufacturing plant in Hayward was ordered yesterday to pay $550,000 in pollution fines — the largest in Wisconsin history. The company has 30 days to pay the fine for what the state says is more than a decade of air pollution violations.
    • The Hibbing City Council yesterday appointed Ron Dicklich as mayor, Pat Garrity as clerk-treasurer and Jerry Gherardi as councilor for Ward C. They replace city officials who were forced to resign after a state open meeting law violation.

    Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4200, option 5 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us.

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