News Tribune, Nov. 8, 1979

  • The Health Systems Agency of Western Lake Superior yesterday approved an application by Planned Parenthood of Minnesota for $1.4 million in federal funds to continue family planning activities in rural counties. About $337,000 of the money is for services in seven Northeastern Minnesota counties.
  • Deadbolt locks and window-locking devices are now required on rental dwelling units and hotel and motel rooms under a new Duluth city ordinance. The ordinance does not apply to single-family dwellings unless rented or leased, according to Gerald Viellet of the city Building Inspection Department.

News Tribune, Nov. 8, 1999

  • ScanHealth Inc. of Duluth has established itself as one of a few locally grown information technology firms that could add a new dimension to the area's natural resources-based economy. The company's software helps home health care agencies manage health and billing records.
  • The Veterans Memorial Hall in Duluth's Depot will open this week on Veterans Day. The hall will still be unfinished when it opens, but in time it will house a rotating collection of artifacts from conflicts ranging from the Indian Wars to Operation Desert Storm.

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