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Bygones: In 1982, thousands of Iron Rangers faced loss of income

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. 14, 1982

  • In two weeks, a 10-week extension of unemployment compensation for unemployed workers on the Iron Range will run out, leaving an estimated 4,000 of them without income. Thousands of others may follow in the first few months of 1983.
  • St. Scholastica's women's cross country team yesterday took second behind St. Thomas in the NCAA Division III Central Region meet. That qualifies them for the NCAA Women's Division III Cross Country Championship, which will be held this Saturday in Fredonia, New York.

News Tribune, Nov. 14, 1922

  • St. Louis County Auditor Walter Borgen reported yesterday that thousands of registered voters in the county failed to vote in last week's general election. A total of 45,697 votes were cast last week compared to 52,084 cast in the 1920 presidential election.
  • City workmen today will remove the iron horse watering fountain at the intersection of Garfield and Piedmont avenues and Superior Street. For many years, teamsters used the fountain to give their horses a drink during a long workday.
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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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