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Bygones: In 1980, Reagan nominated Duluth man to shipping advisory board

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. 9, 1982

  • President Ronald Reagan yesterday nominated Duluth attorney Conrad M. Fredin for a seat on the advisory board of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. If confirmed by the Senate, Fredin will fill one of two vacant spots on the five-member board.
  • City officials have submitted a proposal to have the Hjemkomst, the replica Viking ship that sailed to Norway last summer, placed on permanent exhibit in Duluth. The board of directors of Hjemkomst Viking Inc. will decide by Dec. 15 where the ship will be housed.

News Tribune, Nov. 9, 1922

  • A dugout modeled after those used in the World War will be erected in downtown Duluth for the doughnut sale during the Salvation Army fund drive Nov. 20-25. Similar dugouts were used by Salvation Army forces for serving doughnuts and coffee to soldiers in the war.
  • Rev. Peter Knudsen, aged 71, a resident of Duluth since 1889, died yesterday afternoon in his home after a lingering illness. Knudsen, pastor of the New Duluth Presbyterian Church, was one of the first pastors in the western end of the city.
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