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Bygones: Bobby Vee's Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party held 40 years ago in Duluth

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, May 23, 1982

  • Officials of Borghi Refrigeration Co. of Milan, Italy, are planning to use the Jeno's Inc. West Duluth facility to assemble small refrigerators. Paulucci has been pursuing companies in an effort to replace the 900 Duluth jobs lost when his frozen pizza operation moved to Wellston, Ohio.
  • An event called Bobby Vee's Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party, starring Vee, Del Shannon, Tommy Roe, The Crystals, The Regents and Freddie "Boom Boom" Cannon, will be held at the Duluth Arena tonight. Tickets will be $12 at the door.

News Tribune, May 23, 1922

  • About 3,000 Duluthians attended yesterday's opening day of the first Duluth Industrial Exposition. The exposition was formally opened with an address by Minnesota Lieut. Gov. L.L. Collins that was broadcast by radio from Minneapolis to the crowd in the Duluth Armory.
  • The buildings and grounds of the Nopeming Sanitorium will be open to visitors today in commemoration of its 10th anniversary. The sanatorium is equipped to accommodate 200 tuberculosis patients who are treated with medicine, nourishing food, rest, exercise, fresh air and occupational therapy.
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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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