Looking Back On Dennis Anderson’s Career

WDIO-TV news anchor Dennis Anderson, May 2011. (Clint Austin / News Tribune) Longtime WDIO-TV news anchor Dennis Anderson retires today after a long and distinguished journalism career in the Northland. Several times in the past we’ve featured video clips of Denny through the years; here is a roundup of those past posts: Complete 1973 WDIO…
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Happy 70th Birthday, Bob Dylan

Seventy years ago today, on Saturday, May 24, 1941, if you were walking the halls at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth you might have run into members of the Zimmerman family. They would have been there for the birth of Abe and Beatty Zimmerman’s first child, a son whose arrival was noted in the News-Tribune…
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Also In Duluth On May 24, 1941…

Seventy years ago today, on Saturday, May 24, 1941, Bob Dylan was born in Duluth. What else was going on in town that day? The Duluth News-Tribune reported that peonies in town were blooming earlier than last year: The paper had an alarming report about U-boats off the Atlantic coast: There was a review of…
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Lincoln Park School’s ‘Grandma Margaret,’ 1997

September 22, 1997 Margaret Conway, otherwise known as Grandma Margaret, is all smiles during kindergarten class at Lincoln Park School. She worked as a teacher and as a principal for a total of 43 years, and  has been a school volunteer for 17 years. Her belief in children has influenced others to volunteer their time…
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Looking Back At Duluth Central High School

Sunday’s News Tribune features a story looking back at the history of Duluth Central High School, which will close this year after nearly 120 years of classes and memories at two locations. The first Central opened in 1892 in the downtown building now known as Old Central High School, with its landmark clock tower. In…
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