Bygones for Wednesday, May 28, 2014
News Tribune, May 28, 1974
* Three mute swans touched down briefly in Duluth yesterday for perhaps the first reported sighting of such birds in Minnesota. The mutes, accompanied by a whistling swan, were seen in a cove near 3110 London Road.
News Tribune, May 28, 1994
* Because of funding cutbacks, little work is planned on Minnesota Highway 61 this summer. Only $2.9 million was available for Northeastern Minnesota this construction season compared to an average of $40 million to $60 million annually for the past 10 years.
* The 163-member Hibbing High School Bluejacket Marching Band will leave for Hawaii on June 9 to compete in the King Kamehameha Music Festival. Hibbing is one of only eight bands from outside Hawaii invited to the festival.
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