Bygones: Ely author Sigurd F. Olson died in 1982
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News Tribune, Jan. 14, 1982
- Ely author and conservationist Sigurd F. Olson, 82, died this week after suffering a heart attack while snowshoeing near his home. Olson, well-known for his books on the North American wilderness, had recently finished his ninth book titled "Of Time and Place."
- Jeno's Inc. has asked the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth for help in establishing a frozen tomato operation and refrigerator manufacturing plant in Duluth. Jeno Paulucci has made a commitment to replace the jobs Duluth will lose when his frozen pizza operation moves to Ohio.
News Tribune, Jan. 14, 1922
- The Duluth Chamber of Commerce began a campaign last night to get all of Minnesota supporting the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Tidewater project. The board of directors authorized making this the major activity of the chamber during the next two months.
- At a meeting last night, a committee of five was appointed to gather data in support of building a high school in Duluth's West End. One argument is that it would relieve congestion at Central and Denfeld high schools.
Former Duluth and Wichita police chief Gordon Ramsay is asking that Wichita change its policy to make citizen complaints against city employees public, as well as the findings of related investigations and any discipline handed down.
The Fargo-based company will make its first expansion into the Sioux Falls television market, which covers roughly half of South Dakota and parts of Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.