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Bygones for Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

News Tribune, Jan. 9, 1974 The Duluth Transit Authority yesterday approved more-frequent rush hour bus service, off-peak schedule improvements and minimal night service to begin in mid-February. Under the plan, buses will cover 60,000 more miles ...

News Tribune, Jan. 9, 1974

  • The Duluth Transit Authority yesterday approved more-frequent rush hour bus service, off-peak schedule improvements and minimal night service to begin in mid-February. Under the plan, buses will cover 60,000 more miles this year than in 1973.
  • An increase in the cost of hot lunches for students in the Duluth public schools from 35 cents to 40 cents was approved last night by the School Board. The change is intended to keep the lunch program self-supporting. News Tribune, Jan. 9, 1994

  • David Karpeles, a wealthy Californian who grew up in Duluth, has bought the First Church of Christ Scientist in Duluth and soon will open a manuscript museum there containing rare historic documents. Karpeles is a 1953 Denfeld High School graduate.
  • Racers in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, which begins today at Ordean Junior High School in Duluth, will go to Grand Portage and back, about 500 miles. This year, 14 of the racers are participating in their first Beargrease. Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4200/option 5 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us .

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