News Tribune, May 7, 1973 A Blue Cross study released yesterday shows the average daily cost for a patient’s stay in a Duluth hospital last year was $88.52. That’s below the statewide index, which increased to $101.65, marking the first time it has gone over $100 a day. Negotiators for the government and Indian militants are optimistic the 69-day occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota will end this week now that a disarmament agreement has been signed. The pact calls for weapons to be surrendered and nonresidents to leave the village.
Judge Gerald Martin yesterday issued a restraining order forbidding three pro-life activists from picketing the home of Tina Welch, executive director of the Women’s Health Clinic in Duluth. The activists are protesting the provision of abortions at the clinic. Dr. Eduard Dahlberg of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has discovered a new mineral and named it Hibbingite. The International Mineralogical Association has recognized Hibbingite as the fourth mineral ever discovered in the state.
News Tribune, May 7, 1993
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