News Tribune, July 1, 1979

State Rep. Irvin Anderson yesterday said he fears a large portion of Voyageurs National Park will ultimately be off-limits to snowmobiles and seaplanes. The National Park Service has postponed a decision on snowmobiles and seaplanes pending completion of a one-year study.

More than 400 persons turned out yesterday for a Range-wide Equal Rights Amendment music festival and fund-raiser in Virginia's Olcott Park. The festival was one of many conducted around the country with proceeds going to the Equal Rights America fund.

News Tribune, July 1, 1999

Minnesota Power yesterday joined a number of utilities nationwide in declaring its computerized systems essentially ready for the year 2000, or Y2K. The utility has completed an inventory of systems and made repairs that should ensure power will stay on at midnight Dec. 31.

Fred Anderson retired yesterday after 43 years of cutting hair at Lakeside Barbers, his shop at 4513 E. Superior St. When he started in business, Anderson recalls, Duluth had 150 barbers, while he estimates there are 15 to 18 today.