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Bygones for July 7, 2010

July 7, 1970 Fire triggered by an explosion last evening leveled a home at 318 1/2 E. Sixth St. in Duluth and damaged two adjacent buildings, one of them extensively. Firemen speculated that the explosion may have been caused by a leaking gas app...

July 7, 1970

  • Fire triggered by an explosion last evening leveled a home at 318ยฝ E. Sixth St. in Duluth and damaged two adjacent buildings, one of them extensively. Firemen speculated that the explosion may have been caused by a leaking gas appliance.
  • A revised budget which sets per-pupil costs at $289 has been prepared for the Duluth School Board by the administration. Board members last week told Dr. Donald H. Peckenpaugh, superintendent, that his proposed costs of $310 per pupil were too high. July 7, 1990

  • The U.S. Coast Guard has rejected a petition from Park Point residents to limit times when the Aerial Lift Bridge can be raised for recreational boaters. In turning down the request, Coast Guard officials cited the "paramount rights of navigation."
  • A new serum to vaccinate dogs against Lyme disease could be available in the Northland within weeks, veterinarians said yesterday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced conditional approval of the vaccine, and both Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed suit.
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