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Bygones for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

News Tribune, Sept. 30, 1975* Gov. Wendell R. Anderson has designated this week "Minnesota World Port Week" to honor the port of Duluth. Since the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959, Anderson said, the port has handled more than 60 millio...

News Tribune, Sept. 30, 1975
* Gov. Wendell R. Anderson has designated this week “Minnesota World Port Week” to honor the port of Duluth. Since the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959, Anderson said, the port has handled more than 60 million tons of international cargo.
* The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has granted a conditional stay of its order that Superior’s Wisconsin Point landfill be closed by tomorrow. One condition is that plans for a new landfill be submitted for approval by next July.
News Tribune, Sept. 30, 1995
* The city of Duluth and the Duluth Amateur Hockey Association will ask the City Council to fund another sheet of indoor ice at Peterson Arena. The extra ice is needed to help the city deal with the growing popularity of girls hockey.
* The Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1.95 million grant to the IRRRB aimed at a possible direct-reduced iron plant at National Steel Pellet Co. The money would be available to National if company officials decide to expand their Keewatin plant.
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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