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Bygones for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

News Tribune, Feb. 27, 1973 Navy Lt. Cmdr. David R. Wheat, who had been held prisoner of war in North Vietnam longer than any Minnesotan, will return to Duluth today to a hero's welcome. Wheat said he's looking forward to seeing his hometown agai...

News Tribune, Feb. 27, 1973

  • Navy Lt. Cmdr. David R. Wheat, who had been held prisoner of war in North Vietnam longer than any Minnesotan, will return to Duluth today to a hero's welcome. Wheat said he's looking forward to seeing his hometown again.
  • A report from elementary principals to be presented to the Duluth School Board today recommends creation of larger elementary schools so they can be more efficiently run and adequately staffed. The principals were looking for ways to provide equal educational opportunities.
    News Tribune, Feb. 27, 1993

  • Demolition will begin today on Duluth's Old Main after concerns were raised yesterday about asbestos contamination. Mayor Gary Doty said he had hoped to find a developer who could use the building's walls after a fire damaged the building earlier this week.
  • The East touring company of the Ice Capades has canceled its training visit to the DECC this fall after more than 23 years of rehearsals here. DECC officials will still try to secure performance dates for next year's Ice Capades.
    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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