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Bygones for Jan. 28, 2011

Jan. 28, 1971 The all-time record for late season commercial shipping on Lake Superior was broken yesterday with the departure from Two Harbors of the Philip R. Clark with a load of taconite. The previous final day mark was Jan. 10, 1970. Duluthi...

Jan. 28, 1971

  • The all-time record for late season commercial shipping on Lake Superior was broken yesterday with the departure from Two Harbors of the Philip R. Clark with a load of taconite. The previous final day mark was Jan. 10, 1970.
  • Duluthians will save millions of dollars in property taxes every year if the Legislature approves Gov. Wendell Anderson's plan to have the state take over the major share of school costs, said Dr. Donald Peckenpaugh, superintendent of Duluth schools. News Tribune

    Jan. 28, 1991

  • A $720,000 plan to divert water to replenish Maple Lake, a recreational lake in northwestern Minnesota near Crookston, has run into problems. Two state agencies say the project should not go forward because of environmental concerns and cost.
  • Wisconsin's Red Cliff tribal members vote today on revising the tribe's constitution for the first time since the document was written 54 years ago. One change would lower the tribal voting age from 21 to 18.
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