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.  

Mar. 23, 1967
News Tribune

Plans are underway to remodel and expand the Sveden House Restaurant in the Plaza Shopping Center. The Duluth Sveden House was the first of the Sveden House Restaurants, which are now being franchised throughout the United States.

The Duluth City Council will receive a proposal at its agenda meeting today that would provide $32,000 to keep branch libraries open for the remainder of the year. The money comes from a tax settlement with Interlake Iron Co.

Mar. 23, 1987
News Tribune

Helicopter rides around the Aerial Bridge and along the shore to Glensheen are likely to be approved by the Duluth City Council tonight. Horizon Helicopters Inc. would operate the service on a trial basis this summer.

Members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe are expected to file a complaint in federal court in Washington, D.C. today asking that the 1987 White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act be declared unconstitutional.

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