April 1, 1979

Women's-rights supporters yesterday vowed to meet the anti-abortion movement head-on in Minnesota and the Iron Range at a rally in Virginia. The rally, which drew about 180 people, ended with a vigil across the street from the Virginia Municipal Hospital.

U.S. Steel officials say the super ore carrier Edwin H. Gott should be sailing again by mid-April. The $45-million ship has been idled at Two Harbors for more than five weeks after losing a rudder on its maiden voyage across Lake Superior.

April 1, 1999

St. Luke's Hospital and Regional Trauma Center plans to open a holistic medicine clinic in June in response to growing consumer demand. The St. Luke's Center for Holistic Healthcare will be the only such hospital-based clinic in the region.

A tribute to Cirrus Design test pilot Scott Anderson is going up on two billboards in Duluth, the company announced yesterday. The billboards will show an image of Anderson, who died last week when his Cirrus SR20 production plane crashed near the Duluth Airport.

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