Gas Price War In Superior, 1989

November 12, 1989 Super Town Foods South is where the Superior gas war started in fall 1989. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) Superior store cuts gas prices With refinery here, why are area gas prices so high? By Wayne Nelson, News-Tribune staff writer The gas war Gary Sorenson launched three weeks ago again has focused attention…
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Tearing Down Glass Block, 1981

October 2, 1981 Demolition crews raze the former Glass Block department store building in downtown Duluth on Oct. 2, 1981. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) The Glass Block department store, an institution at the corner of Superior Street and Second Avenue West in downtown Duluth for decades, has been a frequent News Tribune Attic post topic.…
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Hillside Market, 1996

January 7, 1996 Doreen Wuebkers, the owner of the Hillside Market, stands behind her counter of candy inside the store in December 1995.  The cheapest candy in the early years of the market sold for five pieces for a penny.  Now the cheapest candy sells for 2 cents a piece. (Josh Meltzer / News-Tribune) COUNTER…
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Duluth TV Weather Guys, 1996

December 13, 1996 Twin Ports television weathermen Phil Johnson (top left) of KDLH, George Kessler (bottom) of KBJR and Collin Ventrella of WDIO/WIRT make snow angels at the playground at Duluth’s Lester Park in December 1996 before heading off to work. Weather forecasting, however, isn’t playtime. The three say their forecasts often differ because their…
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