Cathedral High School/The Marshall School

The Duluth Public Library doesn’t just collect books, it collects memories! Take a trip down Memory Lane by looking at some  old yearbooks. Check out the fashions and relive your carefree youth.

We have yearbooks from Cathedral/Marshall, Central, Denfeld, East, Harbor International, Hermantown, Morgan Park, and Proctor. Be sure to check the catalog to see if we have your years. Click on the “Full Display” tab to see the years owned by the library.

Check out some of the local celebs who attended CATHEDRAL AND MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOLS.

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Denfeld High School

The Duluth Public Library doesn’t just collect books, it collects memories! Take a trip down Memory Lane by looking at some  old yearbooks. Check out the fashions and relive your carefree youth.

We have yearbooks from Cathedral/Marshall, Central, Denfeld, East, Harbor International, Hermantown, Morgan Park, and Proctor. Be sure to check the catalog to see if we have your years. Click on the “Full Display” tab to see the years owned by the library.

Check out some of the local celebs who attended DENFELD HIGH SCHOOL.

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East High School

The Duluth Public Library doesn’t just collect books, it collects memories! Take a trip down Memory Lane by looking at some  old yearbooks. Check out the fashions and relive your carefree youth.

We have yearbooks from Cathedral/Marshall, Central, Denfeld, East, Harbor International, Hermantown, Morgan Park, and Proctor. Be sure to check the catalog to see if we have your years. Click on the “Full Display” tab to see the years owned by the library.

Check out some of the local celebs who attended EAST HIGH SCHOOL.

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Central High School

The Duluth Public Library doesn’t just collect books, it collects memories! Take a trip down Memory Lane by looking at some old yearbooks. Check out the fashions and relive your carefree youth.

We have yearbooks from Cathedral/Marshall, Central, Denfeld, East, Harbor International, Hermantown, Morgan Park, and Proctor. Be sure to check the catalog to see if we have your years. Click on the “Full Display” tab to see the years owned by the library.

Check out some of the local celebs who attended CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.

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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                         

News Tribune
July 30, 1967  

Joseph Hawthorne of Provincetown, Mass., former conductor of the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, has been engaged as conductor of the Duluth Symphony Orchestra for the 1967-68 season.  Hawthorne succeeds Hermann Herz, conductor for the past 17 years.  

Fire and explosions ravaged the U.S. aircraft carrier Forrestal in the Tonkin Gulf yesterday, killing at least 46 crewmen and injuring 56 others.  Several men from Northeastern Minnesota serve aboard the Forrestal. 

News Tribune
July 30, 1987 

The AIDS scare has slowed the donation of blood, an official with Blood Donors Inc. said yesterday in Duluth.  Executive Director Red Tucker said the blood supply in Northeastern Minnesota is dwindling. 

The turnout for tours during the USS Oliver Hazzard Perry’s four-day visit to Duluth, which ended yesterday, is expected to total about 15,000.  The Perry leaves today for Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.   

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.

News Tribune
July 9, 1967

Starting at 1 p.m. today, 53 boys will race in the Duluth Soap Box Derby championship on the Hartley Field Derby Track.  The track is one of just eleven in the country owned by a local derby.      

The 1967 Duluth Seaway Portorama celebration will be “the biggest in the eight-year history of the event,” David Allison, Portorama general chairman, said yesterday.  An estimated 30,000 area residents are expected to purchase Portorama buttons.

News Tribune
July 9, 1987

District Court Judges Charles Barnes and David Bouschor said yesterday that St. Louis County doesn’t need the new jail recommended last week by a citizens committee.  The judges said upgrading the old jail would be sufficient for the county’s needs.

Tickets for the Concorde supersonic jetliner’s flight from Duluth to London sold out this week.  The round-trip flight, selling for $2,499, is scheduled to leave Duluth on July 27.

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.

News Tribune
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.

News Tribune
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.

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.

News Tribune
April 14, 1967

The West German freighter Neptun entered the Duluth-Superior Harbor at 6:01 p.m. yesterday to become the first arrival of the 1967 Twin Ports navigation season. The Neptun will leave Duluth for Chicago tomorrow to unload additional cargo.

A 25-foot-high wall of ice stretching for miles across the polar ice cap stopped the Plaisted Polar Expedition advance party yesterday morning. The wall is the greatest obstacle the expedition has yet faced, according to radio operator Jack Fisher.

News Tribune
April 14, 1987

St.Louis County and Duluth reached an agreement yesterday in the dispute over the cost of housing city prisoners in the county jail. The County Board approved a resolution that provides for a $30 fee for keeping a prisoner for eight hours.

Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen asked yesterday for a recount of the results from the April 7 election that he lost by 137 votes. Police officer Herb Bergson defeated Hagen, who was trying for a fourth term, by a 5,764 to 5, 627 margin.

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.  

News Tribune
April 4, 1967

Members of the Plaisted Polar Exploration were awaiting a break in the weather last night before they travel the five miles from Nansen Sound to the open water of the polar ice cap.

One of the latest innovations in newspaper advertising will be featured in a full-colored Imperial Margarine ad in tomorrow’s News Tribune. The new process, called Spectacolor, allows a newspaper to have magazine-quality color.

News Tribune
April 4, 1987

Members of a visiting delegation from Petrozavodsk, U.S.S.R., and officials from Duluth yesterday discussed possibilities for exchanges between the two sister cities. Ideas discussed included college scholarships and information on winter navigation and water quality.

A traveling exhibit featuring one of the four original copies of the Magna Carta and the original Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence opened its doors yesterday morning at the Depot. The exhibit’s one-day stop in Duluth drew 3,500 people.

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.  

March 30, 1967
News Tribune

A new traffic-control system for downtown Duluth that will be regulated by a computer in City Hall is now being installed. The computer will control traffic lights to adjust to the amount and speed of traffic.

Dairy farmers in the Twin Ports area earn considerably less than the amount claimed in a recent news story, a National Farmers Organization representative said yesterday. Local farmers’ share of the price of a half gallon of milk is 18 cents, she said.

March 30, 1987
News Tribune

An early morning fire yesterday gutted the Cook County Curling Club in Grand Marais. There were no injuries, but the building was a total loss, according to Grand Marais Fire Chief Dwane Smith, who estimated the damage at $75,000.

A new technology for making rubber roofs from recycled tires could boost sales for the Tirecycle plant in Babbitt. The plant grinds old tires into dust that is then used to manufacture marketable products.

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.

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. 

 News Tribune
March 13, 1967

About 8,000 acres of St. Louis County tax-forfeited land goes on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Duluth courthouse. The land is located in and near the proposed Voyageurs National Park.

Francine York, better known in her hometown of Aurora as Francine Yerich, will star this week in an episode of the CBS television program “Lost in Space.” Miss York has previously acted in movies and on the stage.

New Tribune
March 13, 1987

Unless Northland forests get significant amounts of rain or snow during the next two weeks, the region faces a serious threat of spring fires. The winter’s scant snowfall and recent mild temperatures have left snow cover more typical of mid-April.

The Adolph General Store and post office, a fixture in the tiny community five miles west of Duluth, was gutted by fire early yesterday morning. Damage to the store was estimated at between $150,000 and $180,000. 

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. 

New Tribune
February 24, 1967 

The hiring of 11 new officers next week will bring the Duluth Police Department to full strength, Chief Edward T. Bird said yesterday. The new officers will go through a six-week training period.

Burglars stole a 300-pound safe early yesterday from the Balzer Walgreen Drug Store in Superior by carrying it off in one of the store’s shopping carts. The safe contained an estimated $1,500 in cash.

New Tribune
February 24, 1987

Camp Roundelay, where Northland Girl Scouts have camped for 25 years, will be closed this summer for financial reasons, it was announced yesterday. Northern Pine Girl Scouts Council officials hope to reopen the camp in 1988.

City administrators proposed a new downtown Duluth parking plan at last night’s City Council meeting that would offer half-hour free parking. The plan received lukewarm reception from councilors who want it extended to one hour.

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.

News Tribune

Feb. 12, 1967 

 

The new Frank’s Quality Foods Store branch at 3800 Piedmont Ave. will open tomorrow, Manager Frank Wrazidlo has announced. The new supermarket is believed to be the only fully carpeted grocery store in the Duluth area.

 

The 1967 UMD Sno-Week celebration begins today with the crowning of the Sno Queen. A week of activities concludes on Saturday at the annual Sno Ball, with three floors of Kirby Student Center decorated in a Mexican theme.

 

News Tribune

Feb. 12, 1987

 

Graybar Electric Co. has announced plans to build a new one-story warehouse and office building at 26th Ave West and Superior Street. Graybar, which has branches in all 50 states, has been in Duluth since 1918.

 

The American Bakery Co. plant in Duluth, which makes Taystee bread, is being offered for sale. The Duluth plant, which employs about 105 workers, is among five plants the company is selling.

 

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. 

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.
 

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. 

January 23, 1967
News Tribune

A proposal in the Minnesota Legislature to require every driver to have automobile liability insurance has been killed before its introduction.  The proposal was opposed by insurance companies, auto clubs, and safety officials because of difficulties in enforcement. 

Duluthian Dave Lundmark won championship honors yesterday in the Eau Claire Invitational Ski Jumping Tournament.  Lundmark had jumps of 164 and 166 feet, the longest of the event, which was held in a drizzle and dense fog.

January 23, 1987
New Tribune

New city firefighters may soon be required to abstain from using tobacco products both on and off the job.  The proposal, sponsored by Duluth City Councilor M. George Downs, could be voted on as early as next week. 

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s international marketing director, Alan T. Johnson, will become port director in Green Bay, WI, in March, it was announced yesterday.  Johnson has worked for the Port Authority for 12 years. 

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.

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. 5, 1967

A majority of the Central High School Site Selection Committee favors a location in the Central Hillside below Skyline Parkway, but there is not a clear-cut consensus. The committee reported to the Board of Education last night.

Three police officers were given commendation awards yesterday for their speedy apprehension of persons involved in a Dec. 27 burglary. Sgt. Nick Radulovich and patrolmen Kurt Johnson and Patrick Alexander were recognized by the Police Department Citation Board.

Jan. 5, 1987

George Hovland of Duluth, and Rick Scott and Jon Stephenson of Superior, spent the last four days cross-country skiing the 150-mile North Shore Trail from Grand Marais to Duluth. The three completed the journey near nightfall yesterday.

The At Home store in the Holiday Center in downtown Duluth has closed. Marilyn Hollingworth, owner of the five-year-old fabric and wallpaper decorating business, is currently operating out of her home and looking for another space.