Bygones for August 2, 2011
News Tribune Aug. 2, 1971 Steelworker union officials approved a new three-year contract with the steel industry yesterday, sparing the nation's economy a crippling strike. In Duluth, a U.S. Steel spokesman said preparations are under way for an ...
Aug. 2, 1971
Phoebe Morgan of Hayward won the women's birling world title yesterday at the World Lumberjack Championships in Hayward. Miss Morgan is the first Wisconsin resident to win the world title since Arbutus Lamoureux won the women's birling title in 1952. News Tribune
Aug. 2, 1991
A nearly $7 million contract for work on the North Shore's second highway tunnel, at Silver Creek Cliff, was awarded yesterday to Johnson Brothers Corp. The 1,300-foot mined tunnel will be nearly 500 feet longer than the Lafayette Bluff tunnel. Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4202 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us .