Waiting For UMD Hockey Tickets, 1985

January 11, 1985 Hockey season is over for Minnesota Duluth fans, so it’s time to sit back, relax and wait for the next game — like these Bulldog hockey fans are doing in this photo from Jan. 11, 1985, during the season after UMD lost in the national title game. The fans are (from left)…
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Traffic Jam On Miller Trunk Highway, 1979

August 15, 1979 Cars waiting to get in to the Air Show caused a two-lane, mile-long traffic jam on Miller Trunk Highway. (Karl Jaros / News-Tribune) This view is looking northwest toward the intersection of Miller Trunk Highway and Arrowhead Road. Here is a zoomed-in view:

Whistling Bird Restaurant, 1999

March 27, 1999 Toney Curtis encourages guests at his Whistling Bird restaurant to try one of the Jamaican specialty items on the menu in March 1999. Photos by Josh Meltzer / News Tribune Thursday’s News Tribune included a "Stuff We Like" column by reporter Christa Lawler on the Whistling Bird restaurant in Gilbert. On Thursday…
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Go… Orphans?

Last week I was scanning through microfilm of papers from 1934 when I stumbled across a story about a Superior Central – Superior East high school boys basketball game. Here is the first paragraph: Playing heads-up basketball and taking advantage of every break, the Superior Central high school quintet upset East high’s hopes of retaining…
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Ceiling Collapses At Central, 1963

December 4, 1963 Dennis Moe views remnants of a plaster ceiling which crashed to the floor in Duluth Central High School’s cafeteria on Dec. 4, 1963. News Tribune file photo On December 4, 1963, a huge portion of plaster ceiling came crashing down in Duluth Central High School’s cafeteria while school was session — and,…
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