News Tribune, April 3, 1973 A resolution urging the National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) to restore Duluth as a regular passenger stop was recommended for passage yesterday by a Minnesota House committee. The measure was authored by Rep. Jack LaVoy of Duluth. Rate increases of about 15 percent for residential, commercial and industrial customers were announced yesterday by Minnesota Power & Light Co. Sylvester Laskin, MP&L president, said the increases are caused by rising costs for environmental control measures and other expenses.
Students from the Duluth Technical College are building the future home of the First Witness project, which will provide a safe place where young victims of sexual abuse can be interviewed. The house on Lake Avenue in Duluth should be completed in June. Recommendations from the Governor’s Task Force on Mining and Minerals Research released yesterday include increasing funding for research. The task force was formed in January to develop quick, concrete proposals to bolster the sagging Iron Range taconite industry.
News Tribune, April 3, 1993
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