Comic Books At Granada News

April 21, 1982 Ed Kleiman, owner of Granada News, stocks shelves of comic books. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) A News-Tribune assessment of the local comic book scene in the spring of 1982 included the photos that accompany this post. The photos were taken at Granada News, 15 W. Superior St. Other comic book hot spots,…
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Silver Bay… Before It Was Silver Bay

Reserve Mining Co. plans for a company town at Beaver Bay, dated February 1952; the town would later be renamed Silver Bay. I stumbled across a file of old, mostly uncaptioned photos in a folder labeled "Beaver Bay." But the 1950s-era shots actually are of what we now call Silver Bay. The photos – I’ve…
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The Late, Great Arrowhead Bridge

Here are some photos and an article from the last years of the Arrowhead Bridge, which spanned the St. Louis River between West Duluth and Superior for 57 years before being replaced by the Bong Bridge… Oct. 2, 1981: The frosty planks of the Arrowhead Bridge made the going a tad slow for these morning…
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Past Years’ Deer Were Smart, Too

The deer hanging out around the rail yards in Duluth this winter, safe from predators and with easy access to grain spilled from railcars, aren’t the first to have had the idea: Feb. 25, 1997: About 20 white-tailed deer mill around the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail yards in Superior earlier this week. The deer…
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TV Flashback: And Jerry Mathers As….

March 19, 1983 Another relic from the News Tribune Attic’s TV promotion files: Ken Osmond (from left), Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers of the original "Leave It to Beaver" cast are still in Mayfield, 20 years later, in "Still the Beaver," a new motion picture-for-television to be broadcast on "The CBS Saturday Night…
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