Mr. Magoo The Mongoose, Part 2

Picking up where we left off on an earlier post (if you didn’t see it, go there for much, much more information), Mr. Magoo, a mongoose given as a gift to the Duluth Zoo in November 1962, was condemned to death or deportation under a federal law barring mongooses from the country – but then…
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2011 News Tribune Archive Photo Calendar

As mentioned a couple days ago, the News Tribune has published a 2011 calendar featuring 14 photos from the newspaper’s archives, including the one you see above, showing downtown Duluth in 1970. The calendars are printed on glossy paper, and the photos are sharp and full of detail. They date from the 1950s through the…
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Socrates Runs Aground On Park Point, 1985

At this time 25 years ago, crowds were flocking to Park Point to see the freighter Socrates, which had been driven ashore on Park Point by a big November storm. Here is a look back in photos and stories from the News Tribune archives… Chuck and Leeann Richards and their dog, Toby, glance back at…
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Mr. Magoo The Mongoose, 1962

Forty-eight years ago this month, Duluth, the state and to some extent the nation were captivated by the plight of a little mongoose named Mr. Magoo. Long before Lily the bear, Windchill the horse and any number of other animals in the news in recent years, Mr. Magoo’s story spread like wildfire across the country…
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Aerial View Of Downtown Duluth, 1997

This aerial shot was taken by News-Tribune photographer Charles Curtis in June 1997. It predates the construction of the Great Lakes Aquarium and Bayfront Festival Park.