News Tribune, March 24, 1980

  • Lake Superior School District coaches have been asked to return to their coaching duties and begin spring practices effective today. The coaches have been protesting procedures used by the district to remove the Two Harbors High School basketball coach from his position.
  • The 1980 Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season began this morning with two ocean vessels entering the system en route to Duluth-Superior. The vessels, the Greek ship Theanto A.S. and the Liberia-registered Ogden Importer should arrive in the Twin Ports early next week.

News Tribune, March 24, 2000

  • Superior's Mariner Mall has significantly improved its occupancy rate since it was purchased by St. Cloud-based Quality Investments Inc. in 1995. The property was 60 percent full in 1995 and now it's 96 percent leased, according to Grant Odegard, mall administrator.
  • Duluth Mayor Gary Doty has been named to a regional task force on economic development. The Hub City Task Force will study the importance of transportation hub status for the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport to regional economic development.

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