Greased Pig Prank At East, 1981

October 23, 1981 GREASED PIG JOKE FLOPS Duluth Herald A greased piglet was released into the East High School gymnasium today but, rather than causing the excitement expected, the frightened animal collapsed. “The little fellow was so small he could barely walk,” Principal Nick Srdar said today. The piglet was cleaned and taken to a…
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A Look Inside UMD’s Old Main, 1980

April 3, 1980 Old Main on the University of Minnesota Duluth’s lower campus, April 1980. (Joey McLeister / News-Tribune) Weathered Old Main silent, almost empty By Doug Smith, News-Tribune The long, dark halls of UMD’s Old Main are mostly silent these days. Footsteps echo down the high-ceilinged hallways only occasionally. Most of the classrooms are…
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DFL Convention In Duluth, 1970

June 1970 Here are a couple of photos from the 1970 Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention at the Duluth Arena: State Sen. Nicholas Coleman raises Wendell Anderson’s hand in a victory gesture after Anderson was endorsed for governor by acclamation at the Minnesota DFL convention on June 27, 1970. Looking on at left is senatorial candidate…
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