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Duluth News Tribune
Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
After a century, family sells Minnesota State Fair fixture to State Fair
Heavy lake-effect snow continues along South Shore
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Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Biz Buzz for Jan. 15, 2018
Monday's prep summaries
College men's basketball: Bulldogs hold off Yellowjackets
College women's basketball: Norlin, 'Jackets roll past Lions
College men's hockey: Roth finds scoring touch in sweep
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Concert Review: Soprano Christine Brewer shines in DSSO's 'Sagas'
Feelings on display: Youth poetry slam group edits words, summons courage for performance
Readings & Writers For Jan. 14, 2018
Trends that reflect you: Which colors, textures and gadgets are popular this year?
Top ways to battle the snow
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
Susan Mary Oleen Wright
Merle Junior Fairbanks
Cathy "Hamma" Larson
Harold E. "Bud" Myers
In Response: Reprehensible for newspaper to promote trapping as worthy
Reader's View: Trump's bragging has country in big trouble
Our View: Does mayor have loftier aspirations?
Reader's View: Survey says: We're more alike than different
Reader's View: Photograph, don't kill, wild animals
Minnesotan bores deeper into market with his electric drill auger
Field Reports: B-r-r-r-r-r-d watching
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
Houston's fishing report: Ashland area producing a variety of species
Through Readers' Eyes
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Bygones for Jan. 16, 2018
Jan. 16, 1978 A petition to vote again on the Duluth Transit Authority's latest contract offer is being circulated by some striking drivers and mechanics who believe they were misled about the offer. Union members rejected the offer on an 82 to 46 vote. The giant ore carrier James...
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January 15, 2018
Bygones for Jan 15, 2018
Jan. 15, 1978 Minnesotans are preparing today to pay their final respects to Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, who lost his long battle with cancer this week. Humphrey's body will be taken to the state Capitol in St. Paul to lie in state until noon tomorrow. An estimated 350 persons drove...
January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
January 13, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 13, 2018
Jan. 13, 1978 The Duluth City Council will be asked next week to authorize the sale of up to $10 million in tax increment bonds for construction of the Harbor Square shopping center. The figure is substantially higher than an earlier $4 million estimate. Deposits of zinc being found...
January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
January 12, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 12, 2018
Jan. 12, 1978 A less-expensive version of an expansion proposal was approved yesterday by the Spirit Mountain Authority board. The new plan, which will cost about $1.5 million, will be presented to the Duluth City Council at its next agenda session. The city of Duluth is looking into...
January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
January 11, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 11, 2018
Jan. 11, 1978 Remaining staff members at the Carlton County Courthouse are keeping up with the workload in the second day of a strike of clerical workers. The 40 clerical workers walked off the job after failing to reach an agreement following 14 months of negotiation. Action on a...
January 11, 2018 - 12:00am
January 10, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 10, 2018
Jan. 10, 1978 The Duluth City Council last night voted not to extend the I-35 freeway beyond its present 10th Avenue East terminus without a citywide referendum. The vote was in response to a local group's threat of a lawsuit to stop further freeway construction. A mass snowmobile...
January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
January 9, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 9, 2018
Jan. 9, 1978 Guidelines for the development of the Meierhoff tract on the downtown Duluth waterfront will be drafted at a meeting on Jan. 18 in City Hall. The 13-acre site was recently purchased by the nonprofit Bayfront Park Development Corp. Little new hiring activity is expected...
January 9, 2018 - 12:00am
January 8, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 8, 2018
Jan. 8, 1978
January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
January 6, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 6, 2018
Jan. 6, 1978 Pickands Mather Co. announced this week it is indefinitely postponing any plans to mine the ore underneath Biwabik because of a surplus of iron ore on the market. The decision cut short studies investigating the feasibility of moving the entire city to another location....
January 6, 2018 - 12:00am
January 5, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 5, 2018
Jan. 5, 1978 The Duluth Transit Authority yesterday resumed negotiations with striking drivers and mechanics, but the talks didn't bring the two sides any nearer to a settlement. The union is seeking an hourly pay raise as well as a cost-of-living escalator clause. A lawsuit to prevent...
January 5, 2018 - 12:00am
January 4, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 4, 2018
Jan. 4, 1978 Duluth Mayor Robert Beaudin, in his fourth annual State of the City address this week, announced the city has reached tentative agreement for development of the Harbor Square project. Both Dayton's and Donaldson's appear headed for occupancy in the downtown shopping mall....
January 4, 2018 - 12:00am
January 3, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 3, 2018
Jan. 3, 1978 Deidre Dodge, Second District Commissioner, has been elected chairperson of the St. Louis County Board, becoming the first woman to hold that position. Dodge, a board member since 1975, was elected chairperson by a 4-3 vote over Commissioner Edwin Hoff. A firebomb constructed...
January 3, 2018 - 12:00am
January 2, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 2, 2018
Jan. 2, 1978 Red Owl Stores Inc. will close its Duluth grocery stores at 125 W. First St. and 5536 Grand Ave. on Jan. 14, officials announced this week. The company is planning to open a larger, more modern store, possibly in the Miller Trunk Highway area. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich...
January 2, 2018 - 12:00am
January 1, 2018
Bygones for Jan. 1, 2018
Jan. 1, 1978 Final figures aren't in yet, but the state of Minnesota is estimating that the recent steelworkers' strike cost over $41 million...
January 1, 2018 - 12:00am
December 30, 2017
Bygones for Dec. 30, 2017
Dec. 30, 1977 A cost-of-living adjustment for wages is a key issue in negotiations between the Duluth Transit Authority and striking bus drivers and mechanics. The DTA opposes the cost-of-living clause because of its implications on future budgeting, according to Manager Larry Duckworth....
December 30, 2017 - 12:00am