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News Tribune, July 12, 1974

  • Ten units of the American Bicentennial Fleet may call on Duluth from June 10-13, 1976, as part of the American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration. The fleet will consist of floating pavilions built on barges, each almost as long as a football field.
  • A joint Minnesota House Committee yesterday condemned the St. Louis County Board’s approval to use 2, 4, 5-TD herbicide in the county. In a letter, the committee expressed concern that the board granted authority to spray the defoliant under power transmission lines.
  • News Tribune, July 12, 1994

    • The Duluth City Council last night approved a tax increment financing district for the apartment portion of the Washington Junior High School renovation project. Artspace Projects Inc., a Minneapolis-based company, will develop 39 low-income apartments for artists in the building.
    • The Pike Lake beach owned by the AAA was closed yesterday because of bacteria found in a water sample. An official with the St. Louis County Health Department said a test of the water last week indicated it was unsafe for swimming.

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