News Tribune, Dec. 27, 1973 The Duluth City Council was advised yesterday that the federal government has failed to commit money to build a filter plant for removal of asbestos-like fibers from Duluth water. Mayor Ben Boo said the plant’s construction could be two or more years away. Gordon Paymar has been appointed promotion and merchandising manager for KDAL radio and television, Odin S. Ramsland, executive vice president and general manager, announced yesterday. Paymar, who will continue to serve as early evening weather reporter, succeeds Carl Casperson.
News Tribune, Dec. 27, 1993 The mercury dropped to 50 degrees below zero in Tower yesterday as the coldest weather of the winter blanketed the Northland. The 50-below reading comes close to the state’s record of 59 degrees below zero at Pokegama Dam near Grand Rapids on Feb. 16, 1903. George Sundstrom, business agent for Sheet Metal Workers Local 10 since 1976, has been elected president of the 8th District AFL-CIO Central Labor Body. Sundstrom replaces Mary Rosenthal, a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
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