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.
April 27, 1967
Duluth Mayor Ben Boo yesterday ordered a halt to the practice of employees using city cars for private purposes. Boo said there is evidence that many vehicles are being used for noncity business.
The Duluth Builders Show, which opens tomorrow in the Arena, is the first of its kind here. Sponsored by theDuluth Home Builders Association, it will include more than 100 displays and exhibits and two daily stage shows.
April 27, 1987
Selection of a new UMD chancellor has been narrowed down to three finalists — Dr. Lawrence Ianni, Dr. William Vasse and Dr. Barbara Brownstein. The new chancellor will replace Robert Heller, who plans to retire June 30.
Chez’s, 127 W. Superior St., a women’s clothing store for more than 30 years, will close this week, according to owner Ron Beaupre. Chez’s was a victim of Duluth’s three-year Superior Street reconstruction and insufficient free parking, Beaupre said.