Bear In A Boat In Duluth, 1944

This post has been updated to include new information… Over the years, many people have sent photos to the News Tribune for one reason or another. Sometimes the paper has asked for reader submissions; other times people have sent pictures unsolicited, for the DNT to keep, viewing the paper as a kind of repository for…
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Duluthians Of 1912 Find A Reason To Like Superior

I’m going through old papers from 1912 in advance of the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and stumbled across this editorial that ran in the News-Tribune on April 17, 1912. At that time the early rivalry and battles between Duluth and Superior – over the ship canal, etc. – still were in living…
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Hare-raising Times On Duluth’s Park Point

May 21, 1999 Smokey the dog, owned by Donella Kubiak, has become quite accustomed to his rabbit friends on Park Point in May 1999. They have become used to him, too, not showing the least bit of concern as he barks at strangers. (Derek Neas / News-Tribune) Park Point’s hare-raising problem Rabbit population in Duluth…
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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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