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Bygones for Sept. 7

News Tribune, Sept. 7, 1972 Duluth Mayor Ben Boo said his office is applying for federal funding to rebuild public property damaged by recent flooding. This funding would be in addition to money from the federal Office of Emergency Preparedness. ...

News Tribune, Sept. 7, 1972

  • Duluth Mayor Ben Boo said his office is applying for federal funding to rebuild public property damaged by recent flooding. This funding would be in addition to money from the federal Office of Emergency Preparedness.
  • The U.S. Forest Service has asked federal authorities for a legal opinion into whether snowmobiles and other off-road vehicles may be used in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. In February, President Nixon issued an executive order banning snowmobiles in designated wilderness areas.

    News Tribune, Sept. 7, 1992

  • A commercial gasoline tanker truck tipped on its side yesterday in West Duluth, spilling over 4,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline and detouring southbound motorists on Interstate 35 for several hours. Gas flowed into sewers and the ground surrounding the spill.
  • This summer in Duluth was the second-coldest on record, with an average temperature for June, July and August of 58.7. The coldest Duluth summer was in 1915, when the average temperature was 58.2.

    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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