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Bygones: 40 years ago, Perpich made spot for Jaros

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, Nov. 7, 1982

  • Governor-elect Rudy Perpich said yesterday he expects to make room in his administration for Mike Jaros, a former state representative from Duluth. Jaros will be offered a position in state government as part of an expanded international marketing division, Perpich said.
  • Potlatch spent $40 million building a new Oxboard plant near Cook, but the plant hasn't yet opened due to the slowdown in the construction industry. Oxboard is a new form of waferboard sold as an inexpensive, high-grade substitute for plywood.

News Tribune, Nov. 7, 1922

  • Duluth voters will go to the polls today to register their opinions and to decide some local questions. Heavy rain or snow has been forecast, but because of the intensity of the impending election, officials predict a large turnout.
  • Residents in the vicinity of Grant and Munger schools spoke to the Duluth City Council yesterday, requesting a skating rink be opened on 11th Street between 10th and 11th avenues east. Mayor Snively said there is not enough money right now to build a rink.
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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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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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