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Bygones: Forest fires destroyed Zim 100 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, Oct. 1, 1982

  • A public hearing will be held in Hibbing on Oct. 18 on the city of Hibbing's proposal to help a private development group renovate the Androy Hotel into an office building. The Androy opened in 1921 and has been vacant for five years.
  • Judge Thomas Bujold will bang his gavel in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse tomorrow, signaling the start of a race called "The First Annual Legal Run-Around." About 100 runners and walkers will participate in 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races around Duluth.

News Tribune, Oct. 1, 1922

  • Forest fires late yesterday destroyed Zim, a small settlement 10 miles north of Cotton on the Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad. The population of the settlement is estimated at approximately 50 persons, all of whom are believed to have escaped.
  • The Duluth Philharmonic Orchestra will begin its second season this month and continue with 10 concerts during the winter. The admission charge will be very moderate in order that as large a number of people as possible will be able to attend.
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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.