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Bygones: 100 years ago, a blizzard caused a milk shortage in Duluth

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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News Tribune, Feb. 24, 1982

  • Condemnation will begin tomorrow in Minnesota's acquisition of the last properties needed along the route of Interstate 35 between Mesaba Avenue and Third Avenue East. The condemnation gives the state property needed to connect Lake Avenue to South First Avenue East.
  • Duluth City Councilor Thomas Dougherty yesterday told the Spirit Mountain Authority they need to lower ticket prices or will never attract enough skiers to climb out of debt. Dougherty said most families can't afford to ski there because of the expensive tickets.

News Tribune, Feb. 24, 1922

  • A milk shortage in Duluth caused by snow-blocked roads is expected to be entirely relieved by tonight. The Bridgeman-Russell Company should be able to reach virtually every customer during the day today, according to N.F. Russell, general manager.
  • Colored lights will be placed on Superior Street from Third Avenue West to Second Avenue East tomorrow night as a guide to the George Washington Ball at the Shrine Auditorium. The ball is a benefit for Mayor Snively's fund to aid the unemployed.
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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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