Interstate Bridge

Early 1960s One of the most-requested topics the past few months has been the old Interstate Bridge. And, this post represents a milestone for this blog. So, for the 200th News Tribune Attic post, here is what the archives have to offer about the Interstate Bridge: Ralph Barton of Superior worked on the old Great Northern bridge (the…
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Denfeld Cheerleaders Hold A Rock-a-thon, 1984

August 28, 1984 Denfeld-Morgan Park cheerleaders rock in chairs Tuesday in the parking lot at the West Duluth McDonald’s restaurant in a "rock-a-thon" to raise money for new uniforms. They were set to rock from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From left are DeAnne Dillon, Laurie Hansen, Jodi Grover, Renee Abrahamson, Amy Fryklund, Barb Fox,…
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Building A Skunnel, 1996

March 18, 1996 A Bobcat operated by Jim Sargent levels the floor in the pool portion of the pedestrian tunnel under Fifth Avenue West in downtown Duluth. The room is about midway through the tunnel and will have a pool with a pedestrian bridge over it and a waterfall on the north wall. The tunnel,…
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The Second Thoughts Rock On, 1966

November 17, 1966 The Second Thoughts include (left to right): Timothy Koivisto, lead guitar; Jim Johnson, bass guitar; Chuck Cox, rhythm guitar; Dennis Robinson, drums; and Kerry Demeria, lead singer and organist. (Charles Curtis / Duluth Herald) I have no other information about this photo or this local band. Does anyone out there remember the…
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Christmas City Of The North Parade

November 18, 1972 Christmas City of the North Parade in downtown Duluth, November 18, 1972. (News-Tribune file photo) Friday’s News Tribune has an article about this year’s Christmas City of the North Parade. Parade organizer KBJR-TV is advertising it as the 50th anniversary parade, and it may very well be, but a fairly lengthy search…
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