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Bygones for Jan. 30, 2018

Jan. 30, 1978 The Iron Range legislative delegation yesterday expressed frustration with the Minnesota Department of Transportation's recent purchase of 25 Toyota trucks made with foreign steel. The delegation said the purchase was an insult to s...

Jan. 30, 1978

The Iron Range legislative delegation yesterday expressed frustration with the Minnesota Department of Transportation's recent purchase of 25 Toyota trucks made with foreign steel. The delegation said the purchase was an insult to steelworkers suffering the after-effects of a four-month-long strike.

The Greyhound Corp. is looking at property in Duluth's West End for possible development as a depot and service center. If the development is approved, Greyhound would move its terminal at 417 W. Michigan St. to 22nd Avenue West and Michigan Street.

Jan. 30, 1998

The Grand Portage Band of Chippewa is ending its six-year run as lead sponsor of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. The band's current support has paid for 90 percent of race week expenses, including the $50,000 in prize money.

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Within the past week, some $3,000 in counterfeit $10 and $20 bills--printed on a color copier purchased in Duluth--has been spread around the city. Duluth police are seeking charges against two local people suspected of producing the fake notes.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com .

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