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Bygones: Duluth flooded 40 years ago

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. 21, 1982

  • A late autumn storm dumped nearly two inches of rain on the Northland yesterday, flooding sewers, streets and basements, and overflowing waterways. In Duluth, the worst flooding occurred near creeks, with Keene and Tischer creeks causing the most problems.
  • National Park Service historians and archaeologists are finding a wealth of undisturbed artifacts in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Historian Kate Lidfors said yesterday 50 archaeological sites, including three major prehistoric sites, have been found on the islands in Lake Superior.

News Tribune, Nov. 21, 1922

  • The 1922 iron ore shipping season in Two Harbors will officially close this week when the last ore boat arrives. The season was considerably better than had been expected early in the year, with total shipments of more than 5,950,000 tons.
  • The Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert for 3,000 public school students from the Duluth and Superior area this Friday afternoon in the Duluth Armory. The symphony is in town as part of Mrs. Richards' All-Star Course.
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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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