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Bygones for Jan. 31

News Tribune, Jan. 31, 1973 Closing five elementary schools by next fall was recommended to the Duluth School Board last night by the administration. The board is expected to make a decision in the next few weeks on closing Riverside, Ensign, Net...

News Tribune, Jan. 31, 1973

  • Closing five elementary schools by next fall was recommended to the Duluth School Board last night by the administration. The board is expected to make a decision in the next few weeks on closing Riverside, Ensign, Nettleton, Munger and Franklin schools.
  • A Model City study released yesterday shows that children in Duluth's Central Hillside are borrowing increasing numbers of books from the Little Bookie mini-bus, which delivers books to the Model City neighborhood. The Little Bookie project began in 1970. News Tribune, Jan. 31, 1993

  • A group of Twin Ports veterans and business owners is working to bring the 720-foot USS Des Moines cruiser to Duluth as a tourist attraction. The Duluth City Council could vote soon on providing $2 million in bonding for the project.

  • Winter tourism is on the rise in Northeastern Minnesota and is important to keeping the economy healthy. Winter tourism activity has increased in the last 10 years, said Jerrold Peterson, acting director of UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research. 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 .

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