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Bygones: Ordinance creating a Duluth City Planning Department was read 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, Aug. 15, 1982

  • Elm trees in Duluth are fast becoming a dying breed as disease-carrying bark beetles are bringing Dutch elm disease to the city. The disease first hit Duluth in 1973, according to Ray Carson, director of the city Parks and Recreation Department.
  • The Previous Experience Shop has just opened in Duluth at 12th Avenue East and Fourth Street with co-owners Mildred Lewis and Jane Fisher. The shop sells clean and well-conditioned used clothing on consignment from the garments' owners.

News Tribune, Aug. 15, 1922

  • Duluthians will be watching thermometers today for signs of relief from the stifling atmosphere of the hottest weather of the year. The official temperature at 3 p.m. yesterday was 90 degrees, and hundreds of residents flocked to Park Point to cool off in the lake.
  • An ordinance creating a Duluth City Planning Department was given first reading yesterday by the City Council. A resolution calling for the appointment of a city planning committee with names of 11 of the 13 members was also approved.
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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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