Bygones for Wednesday, July 16, 2014
News Tribune, July 16, 1974
* Officials of International Organics Inc. told the Seaway Port Authority yesterday of the company’s decision to cease construction of a malic acid plant in Duluth. Reasons cited for abandoning the project are a lack of capital and a shortage of raw materials.
News Tribune, July 16, 1994
* Cirrus Design Corp.’s ST50 turboprop aircraft will be shown to the public today for the first time at the company’s building in Duluth. The five-passenger plane, which costs $1 million, can fly at 31,000 feet and attain speeds up to 300 mph.
* Hermantown Mayor Wally Loberg died yesterday from heart complications at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Loberg, known affectionately as Jolly Wally, was a lifelong resident of the area and had served as Hermantown’s mayor since 1988.
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