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Bygones: 100 years ago, Duluth police braced for Halloween mayhem

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, Oct. 22, 1982

  • Duluth city councilors plan to vote next week on whether to give owners of the downtown Holiday Mall more space for additional retail stores and restaurants. They also may vote on a proposal for a skywalk connection to the mall from First Street.
  • Since Duluth's Norshor Theater reopened Sept. 24, it has been showing three double-features a week of popular, alternative, and classic movies. The owners are now investigating bringing in national musical acts that wouldn't be popular enough to fill the Duluth Auditorium.

News Tribune, Oct. 22, 1922

  • Duluth Chief of Police Warren E. Pugh said yesterday he will have all policemen on duty Halloween night to protect the property of Duluth citizens. Pugh said anyone doing damage to property or caught drinking alcohol will face possible arrest.
  • Duluth Catholic clergy will lay the cornerstone for the St. Anthony de Padua school, Eighth Avenue East and Eleventh Street, at 4 p.m. today. When completed, the site will include a church edifice, a school, and a parsonage for the parish priest.
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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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