News Tribune, July 23, 1973 Several hundred cases of Scotch and Canadian whiskey fell into a harbor slip in Superior yesterday when the floor of a waterfront warehouse at 126 Banks Ave. collapsed. Superior police received reports of people scattering in all directions with bottles of whiskey. Dr. Matthew J. Eckman is the new medical director of the Nat G. Polinsky Memorial Rehabilitation Center Inc. Dr. Eckman, a native of Duluth, is the city’s first full-time physiatrist, a physician who specializes in physical medicine such as therapy.
News Tribune, July 23, 1993 A black cloud visible for several miles hung over West Duluth yesterday afternoon as mounds of tire chips burned at a local dock. No one was injured in the fire that began at Hallett Dock along the St. Louis River at 59th Avenue West. Officials in Two Harbors are asking residents to help decide the fate of the historic tug Edna G., a longtime symbol of the community. A new committee formed by the Lake County Historical Society will hold a public hearing next week.
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