News Tribune, Feb. 20, 1973 The end of an era in Duluth will be marked today with the retirement of Joe Huie from the restaurant to which he has devoted more than 60 of his 80 years. The doors of Joe Huie’s officially close at 6 a.m. today. A sharp cutback in free government commodities is creating a pinch in the Duluth public schools’ hot lunch program. School officials say they have received no red meat this year and have been told to expect none for the remainder of the year.
Northwest Airlines co-chairman Al Checchi yesterday dismissed rumors that the carrier faces impending bankruptcy, but said an agreement with labor unions is critical to its future. Checchi said he’s hopeful about following through on plans to build an Airbus maintenance bases in Northeastern Minnesota. Some students and faculty members at Ashland Middle School were sent home this week because they developed a skin rash in the building. No classes are scheduled for the next few days as workers try to determine the cause.
News Tribune, Feb. 20, 1993
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