News Tribune, June 19, 1979

About 120 people packed into the Brule Town Hall last night to discuss a recent Wisconsin DNR plan for recreation on the Brule River. One provision of the plan would ban inner tubes and limit numbers of canoes on busy weekends.

The Superior City Council will not make a decision today on the fate of the old City Hall building. East-West Realty, the building's owner, wants a one-year extension of its five-year agreement with the city to renovate the building.

News Tribune, June 19, 1999

Fingerhut Inc. is eyeing Soft Center Duluth as a possible location for a major information technology center that could employ up to 350 people. If the deal comes together, Fingerhut would be the largest tenant to commit to the Soft Center project.

The Lake Superior Zoo will honor longtime Duluth Rep. Willard Munger by naming a new building after him. The $1.3 million Willard Munger Animal Care Center is expected to be completed by next year.

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