News Tribune, May 2, 1974

  • The board of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District learned yesterday that all prospective members of the regional sewage treatment system have agreed to participate. The last major industrial participant to reach agreement was Superwood, the Duluth fiberboard producer.
  • Iron Range police chiefs were unanimous yesterday in their support of the St. Louis County Board in the controversy over a countywide law enforcement radio system. The board supports using an existing backbone radio system to link all county enforcement units.

News Tribune, May 2, 1994

  • About 25 people gathered in Duluth’s Civic Center yesterday to commemorate International Workers Day. Tom Selinski of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 242 and other speakers criticized corporations that move their operations to other countries to use cheap labor.
  • In 1983, Jack Swanstrom formed Swanstrom Tools USA, manufacturing small hand tools in the Meierhoff Building in Canal Park. The business moved to Superior in 1985 and now employs 65 people with annual sales exceeding $2 million.

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