News Tribune, July 21, 1981

  • Soil and groundwater at the former U.S. Steel Plant site in Morgan Park is contaminated with toxic metals and chemicals, some of which are carcinogens, according to a recently completed company study. Some contaminants are seeping into the nearby St. Louis River, the study says.
  • The Minnesota state employees' strike has forced the cancellation of the 12-day Ethnic Days Festival, originally scheduled to start tomorrow at the Iron Range Interpretative Center in Chisholm. Up to 50,000 people were expected to attend the festival, which has not been rescheduled.

News Tribune, July 21, 1921

  • Paul Favor, physical director of the West Duluth YMCA, said yesterday that Duluth should provide lifeguards at the various bathing beaches during the summer. Mr. Favor said in case of a drowning at one of the city beaches, the city might be held responsible.
  • About 6,000 people will jam the huge grandstand at the Duluth Boat Club this Saturday for the Northwestern International Rowing Regatta. Probably 4,000 or 5,000 more will crowd sightseeing boats, docks, wharves, and other vantage points to watch the races.