News Tribune, April 18, 1978 Fire yesterday did extensive damage to Fleming's Book Shop, 113 W. 2nd St. in Duluth, and forced the evacuation of elderly residents of the Demeria Foster Care Home, 119 W. 2nd St. The residents were given temporary shelter in the nearby Downtown Motel. Buhl School Superintendent Neil Dietrich is planning to hire teachers to replace the 34 Buhl teachers who have been on strike since April 3. An ad in the News Tribune offers licensed teachers $70 a day to finish out the school year. News Tribune, April 18, 1998
Current Minnesota Duluth assistant coach Matt Hockett, along with Dan Evans, Jeff Horner and Justin Wieck, are the four finalists for the Minnesota Duluth men's basketball coaching vacancy, announced Tuesday.
A pair of national champions — men's hockey forward Karson Kuhlman and track and cross country runner Emi Trost — were bestowed with Minnesota Duluth's Outstanding Male and Female Senior Athlete Awards for 2017-18 at the eighth annual Dinner with Champions banquet Tuesday at the UMD Kirby Ballroom. Grant Pulver of the men's track and cross country teams and Catherine Daoust of the women's hockey team received this year's E.L. "Duce" Rasmussen Award as the school's top scholar-athletes.
The Duluth Transit Authority has begun rerouting westbound buses traveling to and from the Duluth Transportation Center, and a part of Superior Street is closed to traffic. Drivers heading east into downtown from Interstate 35 or West Superior Street will be detoured to Michigan Street or up Mesaba Avenue to Second Street, according to the city. To view a detour map, visit superiorstreet.org/parking-skywalk.
District Court St. Louis County April 10 Kyle C. Boder, 25, Duluth, reckless handling or use of a weapon, fined $50 and 365 days in local confinement or NERCC, 362 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions. Geoffrey R. Dolle, 27, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, five days in local confinement, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.
Following the 8th Congressional District DFL's deadlocked convention in Duluth over the weekend, the News Tribune sought the competing parties for their assessments of the race now that it included a primary in August to determine the DFL nominee. Republican Pete Stauber said he was focused on building delegates in his still unopposed run to the party endorsement in May. Independence Party candidate Ray "Skip" Sandman, of Duluth, reached out late in the day on Monday.
News Tribune, April 17, 1978 A cooperative is being organized to take over the Duluth Steam Corp. plant, according to Bruce Buchanan, an attorney working with the cooperative. The steam corporation has offered to sell the plant for $700,000 because it can't afford required pollution control equipment. Attorney Thomas W. Gruesen is circulating petitions calling for the recall of Duluth City Councilor Thomas J. Agnew. Agnew, who was elected 2nd District councilor last November, has taken a number of controversial positions since assuming office.
EDGAR is a white and tan speckled American Staffordshire Terrier who is 3 years old and available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Edgar is an energetic, fun-loving dog who would love to have someone to give him butt scratches and take him for walks. He even does a cute little dance every time he gets excited.
Jessica Lindstrom had been preparing to continue her basketball career overseas after wrapping up her senior season at Wisconsin-Green Bay last month. Instead, the 2014 Superior graduate is headed to training camp with the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, according to WBAY TV out of Green Bay. According to the station, Lindstrom will be with the Sparks for the beginning of their camp April 29 in Los Angeles. She wasn't selected during last week's WNBA Draft.
The homeowner was injured and the family’s dog died when a fire destroyed a travel trailer in Fredenberg Township on Monday morning.