Bygones

Local news from 20 and 40 years ago from the Duluth News-Tribune. This column appears daily Monday through Saturday in the Duluth News-Tribune. Researched and written by the Reference Staff at the Duluth Public Library. 

 Jan. 8, 1967

Residents will be busy digging out today after a blizzard dumped 17.4 inches of snow on the Duluth-Superior area. The forecast calls for clearing skies and much-cooler temperatures.

 Duluth police have purchased a teleprinter machine which will allow them access to the Law Enforcement Teletype Service, a link to police departments, sheriffs’ offices, crime bureaus, and highway patrol offices throughout 48 states.

 Jan. 8, 1987

Workers this week began razing Jeno Paulucci’s Duluth Terminal Building at Seventh Avenue West and Railroad Street, where he used to make pizza. The building has also housed wholesale grocery firms, Western Electric Co, and the former Duluth Avionics plant.

The Fond-du-Luth Gaming Casino in Duluth has installed 12 new video-poker machines and a roulette game called “bingo-lette.” The video-poker machines are the first electronic games at the casino.

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