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News Tribune, Feb. 27, 1974

  • Striking Superior city workers ratified a compromise 1974 working agreement yesterday and will return to work today. The city's top priority is that all available personnel and equipment be assigned to clean up three weeks' accumulation of garbage.
  • U.S. District Court Judge Miles Lord said yesterday he will cease hearing testimony March 7 in the environmental lawsuit directed at Reserve Mining Co. and will stop the firm's discharge of taconite tailings into Lake Superior at Silver Bay.

    News Tribune, Feb. 27, 1994

  • Twenty-four-year-old Czech skier Tomas Caslavsky outsprinted Andre Jungen of Switzerland yesterday to win the 22nd Birkebeiner in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 52.6 seconds. A total of 6,632 skiers registered for the 52-kilometer race from Cable to Hayward.
  • More than 500 Duluth News Tribune readers voted this week on selections for UMD's 50th anniversary all-time hockey team. Players voted on to the first team are Brett Hull, Derek Plante, Bill Watson, Norm MacIver, Curt Giles and goalie Glenn Resch.

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