Our View: Hearing crickets? Must be Earth Day
The first Earth Day, 44 years ago today, was front-page news in Duluth. An estimated 175 college students gathered at Leif Erikson Park at 4:45 a.m. that day. With songs and readings, they reflected on the relationship between humankind and the environment. Then they and others attended 14 speeches, panel discussions and other events scheduled over two days.
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