News Tribune, Feb. 19, 1974 Communities drawing public drinking water from Lake Superior should provide filtration systems, Russell Peterson of the Council on Environmental Quality said yesterday. Peterson said scientists have yet to determine the health risk of ingesting waterborne asbestos fibers. City of Superior labor troubles continued yesterday as no progress was made in efforts to end a strike by about 120 municipal employees. The dispute now reportedly centers on major contract language affecting promotions within departments and job security.
News Tribune, Feb. 19, 1994 Duluth has been named one of two pilot sites in Minnesota to test and use NASA education programs. Videos, computer programs, books and other materials were delivered to Duluth in November and the learning center is open for teachers’ use. The Minnesota Repertory Theatre, UMD’s summer theater company, didn’t get the financial support it needed to mount a season this summer. As a result, the School of Fine Arts has decided to disband the debt-ridden performing group.
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