Bygones: 100 years ago, thousands mourned Duluth musician
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News Tribune, Aug. 10, 1982
- Thousands of people greeted the replica Viking ship Hjemkomst yesterday when it arrived in Oslo, Norway. The 76-foot open boat reached Bergen, Norway, on July 17 and has visited several Norwegian port cities since then on its way to Oslo.
- Residential Services of Northeastern Minnesota is building a group home for disabled people in Duluth at 707 W. Arrowhead Road. The groundbreaking will be held today, and construction should be completed by February, according to Timothy Mowbray, Residential Services director.
News Tribune, Aug. 10, 1922
- Thousands of people crowded inside and outside Duluth's Lyceum Theater yesterday for the funeral of Jens Flaaten, pioneer Duluth musician. The tribute was called the greatest ever accorded a Duluth citizen in the annals of public ceremonies for its departed celebrities.
- Twelve federal agents of the United States Department of Justice are in Duluth to investigate $2 million in alleged fraudulent forest fire claims. The government plans to have reports ready for a special grand jury session in Duluth on Oct. 1.
It’s unclear when leaders at the school might consider approving a deal to transfer the 3,400-acre Cloquet Forestry Center to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
The Nursing and Healthcare Expo had 36 booths for health care and nursing organizations to meet with prospective students and workers.
Robert West still faces more charges in Wisconsin for his role in disposing of the remains of shooting victim Ricky Balsimo Jr.