Bygones: 40 years ago, a Two Harbors strike entered its second month
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News Tribune, July 7, 1982
- The strike at Husky Hydraulics Inc. in Two Harbors is continuing unresolved as it enters its second month. About 60 members of the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association have been picketing the company since midnight June 2, when their contract expired.
- Recommendations from a consulting engineering firm for the replacement of Superior's aging 21st Street viaduct will be the subject of a public informational meeting July 27. The firm recommends that the new bridge should be located over the Burlington Northern tracks on 28th Street.
News Tribune, July 7, 1922
- The topic of a new branch post office for Duluth's West End will be discussed by the West End Business Men's Club next week. The West End branch closed July 1, and residents and businessmen are up in arms about the closing.
- Walter Hoover of the Duluth Boat Club won his first heat yesterday at the Henley Royal Regatta in the Thames River in England against a young English collegian. Hoover, the only American competing at Henley, will face A.A. Baynes of Australia in today's semi-final races.
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.