Odd, obscure, historic, humorous, random and/or relevant items from the archives of the Duluth News Tribune. Duluth News Tribune and Herald file photos are copyright Duluth News Tribune; direct questions to akrueger(at)duluthnews.com.
Duluth Mayor George D. Johnson tosses the first shovel of dirt at the groundbreaking for the Duluth Arena-Auditorium on Dec. 19, 1963. Arena board members, contractors and other city officials look on. (News Tribune file photo)