News Tribune, Nov. 28, 1972 St. Louis County Health Department officials said yesterday no violations of Minnesota ambient air-quality standards occurred in Duluth last month. This contrasts with the previous three years when five October readings were found to exceed the standards. Poor weather and crippling strikes were blamed yesterday for Minnesota falling short of its 1972 goal in the travel and hospitality industry. State officials cited a late spring, heavy summer rains, and strikes in the airline and construction industries as the causes.
Christmas shoppers in the Twin Ports are operating with tight budgets this year but they’re spending as much as last year, retails sales show. Yesterday’s sales at Mariner Mall and Target were projected to be equal to or higher than last year. Union representatives of workers at the Moose Lake Regional Treatment Center yesterday criticized the state’s plan to turn the hospital into a prison and hospital for severely disturbed patients. They say the plan will short change mentally handicapped people and cost jobs.
News Tribune, Nov. 28, 1992
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