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Bygones: In 1982, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce protested a City Council pay increase

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, March 26, 1982

  • The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce will submit a protest to the City Council against a proposal providing councilors with a pay increase. This week, the chamber's executive committee voted unanimously to oppose the pay increase as well as the provision of fringe benefits for councilors.
  • Duluth's Community Action Program still has money left this season to help people pay current fuel bills or cover past-due payments. The fuel assistance program distributed $1.5 million to 3,200 applicants this winter but another $400,000 is still available.

News Tribune, March 26, 1922

  • Minnesota Gov. J.A.O. Preus addressed a joint meeting of the Duluth Lions, Kiwanis and Rotary clubs last evening in the Spalding Hotel. Gov. Preus said Minnesota and Duluth must push the St. Lawrence River waterway project to a successful conclusion.
  • This morning, the congregation of Duluth's Second Presbyterian Church will hold its first service in the basement of the new church building, 2623 W. Second St. Second Presbyterian traces its origin to the First Presbyterian Church of Oneota, organized on May 1, 1858.
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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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