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. 

News Tribune
Jan. 26, 1967

Duluth school officials have estimated that it will cost about $5,000 to repair the roof over the Central High School gymnasium wing which was damaged by winds two days ago.  Students have been given the okay to return to classes this morning.

A new restaurant called Somebody’s House will open soon in the Mt. Royal Shopping Center just off Woodland Avenue. Partners in the business are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ojakangas and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Alspach.

News Tribune
Jan. 26, 1987

Tom Grover, owner of Tomasina’s Pizza on Central Entrance, plans to open a second store at 2632 W. Third St. in Duluth’s
West End.  Tomasina’s sells sandwiches and fresh pizza that customers take home to bake.

Freelance writer Michael Fedo, who is working on an unauthorized biography of Garrison Keillor, has been hampered by refusals to comment from Keillor and his associates.  Fedo, a Duluth native, said he has a book contract with St. Martin’s Press.

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