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Bygones for Nov. 2, 2017

Nov. 2, 1977 The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency yesterday was ordered to issue to Reserve Mining Co. all permits necessary for the construction of the on-land disposal facility at Milepost 7. Reserve has been ordered to cease disposal of taco...

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The under construction Diane and Bob Meierhoff house at 421 W. Skyline Parkway sits between two other large homes on Skyline Parkway. (1997 file photo / News Tribune)

Nov. 2, 1977

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency yesterday was ordered to issue to Reserve Mining Co. all permits necessary for the construction of the on-land disposal facility at Milepost 7. Reserve has been ordered to cease disposal of taconite waste in Lake Superior by 1980.

Duluth City Attorney Bill Dinan said yesterday there's not much the city can do to stop performance of the play "Oh! Calcutta!" at the Duluth Auditorium Nov. 12. Dinan met yesterday with eight Duluth ministers who want the city to prohibit the play.

 

Nov. 2, 1997

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The new homes that are being built in Duluth this year are bigger, on average, than at any other time in the past decade. The top five most expensive new homes have about 5,000 to 7,000 square feet of total living space.

World Power Technologies Inc., a Duluth manufacturer of small wind generators, has been awarded a $1.25 million government contract to develop a new 20-kilowatt wind turbine. The turbine will be at least four times bigger than any the company currently produces.

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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