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Bygones: Duluthian to compete for world sculling title

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 9, 1982

Hopes are fading that Northeastern Minnesota's slumping taconite industry might show signs of improvement later this year, as U.S. steel production remains slow and mine layoffs continue or worsen. Taconite production on the Iron Range has been down since 1980.

The May 15 Minnesota fishing opener will be delayed in eight Northeastern Minnesota areas, the Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday. The postponed openings are meant to protect concentrations of spawning walleyes, and the DNR will post those areas.

News Tribune, May 9, 1922

Duluthian Walter Hoover, American singles sculling champion, will compete for the world's title in the famous English Henley Regatta on June 30 and July 1. The announcement was made at the annual meeting of the Duluth Boat Club last night.

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The Gary Community Center was formally opened last night with a program of speeches and music. The center is funded by local Methodists churches, and Miss Florence Resor, pastor of the Church of All Nations, is in charge of the building and its activities.

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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.