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Bygones: 100 years ago, Duluth introduced new traffic rules

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, Aug. 30, 1982

  • Former Gov. Rudy Perpich announced on April 22 that he will seek reelection as Minnesota's governor. Perpich, who returned to Minnesota this spring after spending three years in Vienna, Austria, as vice president of World Tech Inc., is confident of victory in the primary.
  • Thirty fiddlers, who came from as far away as St. Peter, Minnesota, and Manitoba, competed last weekend in the Old Time Fiddle Festival in Cotton. The festival, in its first year, raised $2,000 to purchase equipment for the Cotton Volunteer Fire Department.

News Tribune, Aug. 30, 1922

  • Duluthian Harvey Garver has been named grand marshal of the parade of veterans of the U.S. Army's 88th Infantry Division on the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair. The Duluth American Legion Band will head the Sept. 2 parade.
  • Traffic problems in congested parts of Duluth are being eased by new police traffic rules which took effect four days ago. Police Chief Warren Pugh said he has received many favorable comments since the semaphore and whistle signals have been regulating traffic.
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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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