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Bygones: UMD braced for strike 40 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, Oct. 15, 1982

  • A salary offer made yesterday to the UMD faculty union by the University of Minnesota was not adequate, a union negotiator said. The union could legally strike beginning tomorrow, but another negotiating session scheduled for next week makes an immediate strike unlikely.
  • The Douglas County Board yesterday authorized a call for bids on a new central ambulance station to serve the rural county. The plan would consolidate ambulance stations now in Solon Springs and Lake Nebagamon at one location in the center of the county.

News Tribune, Oct. 15, 1922

  • More than 1,000 Duluthians arrived in Eveleth in 300 autos yesterday to celebrate the opening of the Miller Trunk Highway. A bronze plate bearing the inscription "Miller Trunk Road, State Highway No. 11, Opened Oct. 14, 1922" was embedded in the concrete roadway.
  • Purchase of a West Duluth site for a coffee mill by the Stone-Ordean-Wells Company from the Canadian Northern Railway was announced yesterday. The property is a square block on the south side of Grand Avenue between 48th and 49 avenues west.
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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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