Feb. 7, 1979

Fourteen Chinese technical experts visited the Twin Ports yesterday to tour the Superior Fiber Products plant. The group was the first from the People's Republic of China to visit here since President Carter lowered trade barriers between the two nations.

Duluth City Councilor John Fedo is thinking about a mayoral bid this fall, and the "Fedo in '79 Committee" will hold a spaghetti dinner this week as a fund-raiser. If Fedo runs for mayor, he will challenge incumbent Robert Beaudin.

Feb. 7, 1999

A group called the Julia and Caroline Marshall Bayfront Vision Group has a plan for Duluth's bayfront with an environmental theme. The plan calls for an arboretum, a botanical conservatory, walking paths, picnic space, and gardens.

Two Twin Ports researchers who work with local veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will present their results at an international conference in April. The researchers have found that 14 percent of the veterans they surveyed thought about suicide daily.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.