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Bygones: Duluth Oriental Groceries opened 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, Sept. 20, 1982

  • Duluth's population count in the 1980 decennial census was 92,811, but that figure is already out of date. The state Demography Unit in the Energy, Planning and Development Department has found Duluth's population slipped from 92,811 to 91,699 between 1981 and 1982.
  • Duluth Oriental Groceries, the city's first Oriental grocery store, opened last week at 331 W. Fourth St. The store is owned by Yong Sun St. Germain and is managed by her son John Park, who both came to America from Korea 11 years ago.

News Tribune, Sept. 20, 1922

  • Duluth Mayor S.F. Snively said last night he expects the west end of the boulevard to be completed this year. "The boulevard will be extended westerly from its present terminus near Proctor two miles onward to the Thompson Road," the mayor said.
  • Grace S. Seymour yesterday was elected carnival queen of the West Duluth White Way celebration with a total of 85,774 votes. With over 400,000 votes cast, the contest has been spirited, and several contestants were within a few hundred votes of each other.
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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.