News Tribune, May 4, 1980

  • By a very narrow margin, U.S. Rep. James Oberstar was endorsed for re-election yesterday by delegates to the Eighth Congressional District DFL Convention in Eveleth. Oberstar's opponents for the endorsement were State Sen. George Perpich and Duluth City Councilor Thomas Dougherty.
  • Maddux Properties Inc. has announced the signing of four more tenants for its Mariner Mall, slated to open in Superior this fall. The new tenants are Musicland; Zale Jewelry; Mariners Landing, a restaurant and cocktail lounge; and id.Inc., a youth-oriented apparel shop.

News Tribune, May 4, 2000

  • The Intrepid Building, 230 E. Superior St. in Duluth, former home of KBJR-TV Channel 6, is being restored after a devastating 1997 fire. Over the years, the building has housed Johnson Motors, Ketola Furniture, Lew Bonn Co., and WDSM radio and television.
  • Duluth City Councilor Russell Stover is seeking an appeal of a recent court decision allowing a proposed demolition debris landfill to open at 1100 W. Gary St. Stover said he's concerned about property values and the health of the neighborhood.

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