1 Stage, 2 Rock Legends

This week the Attic recalls the 10-year anniversaries of two significant Northland events. Today, a look back at the July 3, 1999, concert at Bayfront Festival Park pairing Bob Dylan and Paul Simon. Some of us in the Attic even remember being part of the audience or listening from outside the gates. If you attended,…
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Michael Jackson Exposed

Michael Jackson may have never played a concert in Duluth, but he did appear in our newspaper numerous times for various reasons. In life, he was a person who was fascinating to people worldwide. In death, he most likely will be only more so.  Here’s a look at what the News Tribune archives revealed about the King of Pop. In…
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Target Through The Years

If you’ve made a shopping trip to the Duluth Target recently, no doubt you’ve gotten a sneak peak at their renovation plans. The Minnesota-based big-box retailer now is adding a larger food section. Though Target, which made Duluth its fourth store in 1962, never has been a quaint mom-and-pop shop, the big red circled dot…
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July 4 BWCAW Blowdown

Today the Attic has the second installment of this week’s look at two events that occurred 10 years ago this week. On July 4, 1999, Mother Nature sent a furious wind storm through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Celebrating Park Point

Today’s warm, muggy weather has the News Tribune Attic thinking of the beach, the water and Park Point, Duluth’s favorite playground. Here are some odd or interesting photos we came across from the mid- and late 1980s from the point. In this July 1986 photo by News Tribune photographer Dave Ballard, Maggie Walker sits in…
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