News Tribune, Oct. 29, 1973 The entry and exit to Interstate 35 in the West End will officially open to the public today with a brief ceremony at 20th Avenue West and First Street. It has been called one of the most elaborate highway interchanges in Minnesota. A three-man arbitration panel has granted an overall wage increase of 8.5 percent for 1974 to Duluth policemen and firemen. The arbitration followed a stalemate in negotiations between the city of Duluth and the Joint Council of Duluth Firemen and Policemen.
News Tribune, Oct. 29, 1993 Some Northland schools, including Duluth’s Chester Park and Nettleton Magnet schools, will ignore Halloween this year and replace it with a more benign “Fall Festival.” Other schools are allowing costumes but scrutinizing them for violent or culturally insensitive themes. A $25,000 grant through the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Board will help Fingerhut Cos. Inc. add more than 100 jobs to its Duluth telemarketing center. The jobs will pay more than minimum wage and will offer health insurance and other benefits.
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