Aug. 27, 1972 The UMD Graduate School of Social Work, a program recently granted preliminary accreditation, officially begins operations tomorrow when the first 23 students are welcomed. The students will begin courses leading them to a Master of Social Work degree. The heavy rainfall and flooding in Duluth has re-emphasized the need for tourists and the city’s reliance on visitor and convention traffic to bolster the fluctuating economy, said Dean Moorehouse of the Duluth Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Aug. 27, 1992 The median family income in St. Louis County decreased by $2,665 in inflation-adjusted dollars from 1979 to 1989, according to the Minnesota Department of Jobs and Training. Officials say most new jobs in the county are in the service industries and offer low pay. A bronze sculpture called “Lofting” was installed yesterday near the entrance to the Miller-Dwan Medical Center on East Second Street in Duluth. The statue depicts a mother and father lofting a small child skyward as two siblings look on.
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