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Bygones: Hundreds of needy people fed in Duluth 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, Jan. 26, 1982

  • The Duluth City Council yesterday unanimously approved a special use permit to build 84 apartments in the Woodland district. Some neighbors spoke against the project, and the council was presented with a petition with 1,000 signatures of Woodland residents opposing the permit.
  • Robert E. Powless, former director of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth and the College of St. Scholastica, will be inaugurated Feb. 6 as president of Mount Scenario College in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Powless is the first Native American to head a Wisconsin institution of higher education.

News Tribune, Jan. 26, 1922

  • Two aviators thought to have crash landed on Lax Lake returned to Duluth yesterday. They had safely landed their plane on Lax Lake, spent the night in a trapper's shack, and then borrowed gasoline and flew the plane to Duluth.
  • More than 200 people are being fed daily at the West Duluth Relief Association's kitchen in the West Duluth Commercial Clubrooms. Many people have come to the kitchen with baskets and dishes to take food home to their families.
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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.