Saving A Dog Named Scooter At Gooseberry Falls

Enjoying a happy moment together are Gooseberry Falls State Park Manager Paul Sundberg and his daughter’s dog, Scooter, on July 16, 1997.  Sundberg had to rescue Scooter from the bridge construction in the background  after he was found stranded on the beams. (Charles Curtis/News-Tribune) PARK MANAGER RESCUES DOG STRANDED ON GOOSEBERRY BRIDGE News-Tribune, July 1997…
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Last Set Of Spalding Hotel Photos

Here is the last set of News Tribune archives photos of the Spalding Hotel in downtown Duluth, which was razed in late 1963. If you missed the previous three posts, go here, here and here. The view of the corner of Superior Street and Fifth Avenue West, from in front of the Spalding Hotel, March…
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Silver’s, 1982

August 22, 1982 Silver’s, at 1303 Jefferson St. in Duluth in this view from August 1982, gives little clue it’s anything but a private home. (Joey McLeister / News-Tribune & Herald) Silver’s: Super chic store in different setting By Sandy Battin, News-Tribune & Herald staff writer Silver’s is so exclusive, women tell each other in…
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Gunflint Trail School Bus Ride, 1988

Minnesota Public Radio ran a story earlier this month about the extremely long school bus ride endured every day by students who live up the Gunflint Trail. The News Tribune did its own story on that long bus ride almost 22 years ago, in November 1988. The driver is different, but much remains the same……
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Yes, Still More Spalding Hotel Photos

Here’s the third batch of what will be four posts with photos from Duluth’s long-lost Spalding Hotel. Enjoy… Morris Mark and Miss Jessie Rawlings at the front desk of Duluth’s Spalding Hotel on June 27, 1963. (News-Tribune file photo) ——————– Mandy B. Tondel, a guest at the Spalding Hotel for more than 20 years, checks…
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