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Bygones: In 1982, shipment of 32,000 pounds of food donated to Iron Rangers

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, Aug. 11, 1982

  • The first shipment of canned goods and mixes donated by the Pillsbury Co. reached the Iron Range yesterday. The 32,000 pounds of food will be distributed at 26 Food Shelf sites from Northome to Grand Marais and International Falls to Floodwood.
  • The Duluth School Board voted yesterday to reinstate the Distributive Education Program at Central and Denfeld high schools next fall. The vocational program was dropped by principals at those schools for the 1982-83 school year because of a staff shortage.

News Tribune, Aug. 11, 1922

  • A study by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company forecasts that Duluth will have a population of 117,000 by Jan. 1, 1928. The company expects to add 5,400 telephones to its present 23,000 in Duluth during that time, requiring an investment of $1 million.
  • More than 500 Duluthians attended the first large outdoor Americanization meeting at Lester Park last night, sponsored by the David Wisted American Legion Post and the YMCA Americanization Department. The program began with an address called "Our Flag" by Congressman O.J. Larson.
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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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