News Tribune, Oct. 23, 1981

  • U.S. Steel Corp. yesterday announced the closing of its last natural-ore mining operation, the Arcturus Mine in Marble, on the western edge of the Mesabi Range. The company's other natural-ore deposits are not considered economically feasible to mine, according to U.S. Steel executives.
  • Duluth is preparing a home energy conservation program that will provide low-interest loans to homeowners who want to cut energy costs. Homeowners will be able to borrow as much as $15,000 if they can show energy costs would be lowered with the improvements.

News Tribune, Oct. 23, 1921

  • The Duluth Port Development Conference will officially convene tomorrow at the Duluth Commercial Club with 150 delegates from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and the Dakotas expected to attend. Mayor S.F. Snively organized the conference to discuss the future of Duluth's port.
  • Winter recreational activities in Duluth this year will be more numerous than in any previous year, J.R. Batchelor, city recreation director, announced yesterday. Twelve skating rinks will be operational, and community dancing, motion pictures, and gymnasium classes will be offered.