News Tribune

Feb. 22, 1972

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  • Plans to construct a $1 million office building in downtown Duluth were announced yesterday. The six-story building, which will provide donated office space to charitable organizations, is planned for a 50-foot lot between Superior and Michigan streets on Fifth Avenue West.
  • A metal box containing mementos will be placed in the new Duluth Central High School tomorrow. The box, which will hold a yearbook, a school newspaper and student essays, will be put behind a facing stone in the gymnasium.



    News Tribune

    Feb. 22, 1992

  • A $125,000 renovation of the Douglas County Jail is nearing completion. Most of the work has been on a new control room with TV monitors in which one jailer can control most of the jail's operation.
  • Northland libraries are seeing a surge in use but a strain on budgets because of a sputtering regional economy. Duluth's main library this week had an all-time record day with 17,900 items either checked out or returned during the 11 open hours.



    Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4200/option 5 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us.