News Tribune, Jan. 3, 1974 Minnesota Power & Light Co. may be forced to ask for decreased industrial use of electricity during peak demand times. The potential reduction was brought about by a cut in availability of residual fuel oil during those periods. Only 15 people died in traffic accidents on Duluth streets last year, the lowest number since 1966 when there were 13 city fatalities. The record traffic toll for Duluth was set in 1971 when 30 persons died.
News Tribune, Jan. 3, 1994 A group is being formed to deal with the problem of erosion along the Nemadji River watershed. The Nemadji River Basin Project, headed by the Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District, will develop ways to prevent erosion along the river. Students in the Superior school district are being issued computerized debit cards to pay for meals in school cafeterias. Parents who want children to eat at school pay in advance and meal costs are deducted from the cards with each use.
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