Omnimax Theatre Opens, 1996

April 18, 1996 Omnimax Director Dennis Medjo stands in the new theater at the DECC on April 17, 1996. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) OMNIMAX IS HERE THE DREAM LIFTS OFF / IT’S DULUTH’S GREAT NEW TOURISM HOPE By Dominic P. Papatola, News-Tribune staff writer After 13 months and about $9 million, the Duluth Omnimax Theatre…
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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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Duluth Arena Photos, Part 3

Here’s the third and final installment of Duluth / DECC Arena photos from the News Tribune archives. This one covers the years from about 1975 to the present. Click on the photos for a larger view and for caption information: Today’s News Tribune print edition includes a 16-page special section all about the new Amsoil…
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Duluth Arena Photos, Part 2

Here is the second of three galleries of Duluth Arena photos from the News Tribune archives. This batch goes from late 1966 through 1975. Click on each image for a larger version and to read the caption information: The final gallery of photos will be posted Thursday, along with an extended version of a Duluth…
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Duluth Arena Photos, Part 1

Continuing the News Tribune Attic’s look back at the history of the Duluth Arena, here’s the first of three batches of News Tribune archive photos I’m going post. This gallery covers the period from planning for the Arena-Auditorium complex in the early 1960s through the grand opening in August 1966. Click on the photos for…
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