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Bygones for Thursday, May 2, 2013

News Tribune, May 2, 1973 After evaluation of firefighter qualifications yesterday, the Duluth Civil Service Board decided to keep the minimum height requirement for applicants at 5 feet 9 inches. The City Attorney's office had suggested reconsid...

News Tribune, May 2, 1973

  • After evaluation of firefighter qualifications yesterday, the Duluth Civil Service Board decided to keep the minimum height requirement for applicants at 5 feet 9 inches. The City Attorney's office had suggested reconsidering the requirement to allow more female applicants.
  • A proposal for a new Duluth Public Library building, dormant since 1970, is still "alive and well," according to John M. Moriarity, library board president. Moriarity said the board will be meeting with city officials in the coming weeks to renew building plans.
    News Tribune, May 2, 1993

  • Northeastern Minnesota might lose 5,000 jobs if logging is banned in its two national forests, according to Jerrold Peterson, a UMD economics professor. Peterson said timber represents $1.4 billion of the region's gross annual product, second only to taconite.
  • Superior police, responding to a domestic abuse complaint early yesterday, discovered a large marijuana-growing operation. While searching the house in central Superior, police found 200 suspected marijuana plants and 600 planting pots, according to a police department dispatcher.
    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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