Bygones: Big changes considered in Woodland 100 years ago
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News Tribune, Jan. 26, 1921
- City of Duluth officials are considering the purchase of a site in Woodland to use as a temporary landing field for air mail service. The service has been promised to Duluth as soon as a landing field can be made available.
- Members of the Duluth City Council, along with Fire Chief Joseph Randall, yesterday inspected several sites in Woodland as potential locations for a fire hall. Members of the Woodland and Hunters Park Community Clubs have petitioned the council for a neighborhood fire hall.
- Preliminary skating events will be held tonight to determine who will represent the various rinks in the championship meet at the Curling Club Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. A boy and girl from each of Duluth's 15 rinks will be selected.
- The Barbers' Union of Superior will hold its annual banquet tonight at the Odd Fellows' Hall. Bill Johnson's Orchestra will furnish music for the evening, along with a Barber Shop Quartet composed of barbers Ray Kalligher, Axel Holmquist, Walter McCormick, and Joe Adams.