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News Tribune, July 9, 1974

* The Duluth City Council last night failed to approve a resolution that would have eliminated alternate-side parking in the city during the summer months. As a result, motorists must continue to abide by alternate-side parking regulations 12 months a year.

* Reserve Mining Co. tomorrow will begin its attempt to prove that disposing of taconite tailings on land at Palisade Creek will not harm the environment. State of Minnesota officials have said they will not issue permits to allow disposal at the creek site.

News Tribune, July 9, 1994

* The discovery of high levels of coliform bacteria yesterday in Bayfield’s drinking water has resulted in an advisory against using tap water. The 700 residents and 2,000 tourists in Bayfield will have to boil tap water or purchase bottled water.

* The Edgewater Motel in Duluth is building a wedding chapel, the first nondenominational chapel in town, and managers expect to begin holding weddings there in August. The motel will provide a complete wedding service, including ceremony, photographer, flowers, lodging and catering.

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