News Tribune, Nov. 15, 1972A proposed remodeling and expansion program at the Duluth Zoo was announced yesterday to the Duluth City Council by Zoo Director Basil Norton. Norton said the project could be financed with revenue bonds and be paid off with increased admission fees.Duluth stock brokers are viewing yesterday’s historic closing of the Dow Jones industrial average above 1,000 points as a reflection of confidence and renewed optimism in the wake of the presidential election and efforts to end the conflict in Vietnam.
News Tribune, Nov. 15, 1992For more than 20 years, Allen and Ernest Butler have been breaking the race barrier at the Duluth police and fire departments. The brothers were the first blacks hired by the departments — police officer Allen in 1968 and firefighter Ernest in 1972.The wisdom of the late Jimmy Jackson, a Chippewa medicine man famous for his healing powers, has been captured on the film “A Gift to One, A Gift to Many,” to be premiered this week on the Fond du Lac Reservation.
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