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Bygones: Radisson/Pepsi Challenge Cycling Classic held in downtown Duluth in 1982

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, Sept. 17, 1982

  • Millers employed at the Continental Grain Co. elevator in Superior will vote today on whether to accept a tentative contract. The millers have been "locked out" of Continental's Superior elevator since Aug. 2, following their rejection of a company offer.
  • This Sunday, Duluth's first major bicycle race since 1980, the Radisson/Pepsi Challenge Cycling Classic, will be held downtown. More than 300 entrants in nine divisions are expected to participate on a 1 1/2-mile course that starts and finishes on Superior Street.

News Tribune, Sept. 17, 1922

  • Duluth Police Chief Warren Pugh has requested 26 additional officers and three new auxiliary stations for his department next year. Chief Pugh expressed the need yesterday in a 1923 budget request to W.F. Murnian, commissioner of public safety.
  • Members of Duluth's Cloverlawn Club yesterday cleared a plot of ground at the intersection of East Eighth Street and Woodland Avenue. The triangular strip of land, which club members cleared of weeds and trash, will be used for park purposes.
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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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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.