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Bygones for May 25

May 25, 1969 Establishment of a separate medical sciences program in Duluth by the University of Minnesota was approved last night by the Minnesota Legislature. The bill is part of a program to train more family physicians for rural areas. The No...

May 25, 1969

  • Establishment of a separate medical sciences program in Duluth by the University of Minnesota was approved last night by the Minnesota Legislature. The bill is part of a program to train more family physicians for rural areas.
  • The Northern Pacific passenger train between Duluth and Staples left the Union Depot at 7:20 p.m. yesterday on the last run of its 93-year history. The 20 passengers, mostly historical railroad buffs, seemed to appreciate the significance of the run. May 25, 1989

  • Nearly 2 inches of rain fell within a 20-minute period in the Duluth area yesterday afternoon, causing ditches and culverts to flood, storm sewers to back up, and parts of the Interstate 35 extension project to wash out.
  • Gov. Rudy Perpich signed a law yesterday changing Minnesota's walleye fishing opener to the Saturday two weeks before Memorial Day weekend. When the opener falls on Mother's Day weekend, the law permits mothers to fish for free.
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