Photos Of Paul Wellstone In The Northland

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, marks the 10th anniversary of the plane crash near Eveleth that took the life of U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.), his wife Sheila, and six others. Read the News Tribune’s coverage of the anniversary here. Here’s a selection of News Tribune file photos from Wellstone’s many trips to the Northland, leading…
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Carl Eller Mystery Photo

While looking in the News Tribune Attic earlier this week, I found this photo of Minnesota Vikings great Carl Eller holding a camera, flanked by two employees of a store I assume to be in Duluth, sometime in the 1970s. The caption on the back of the photo identifies them as Paul Goldstein (left), owner,…
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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’s Don Ness: Player Before Mayor

As the Minnesota high school basketball season concludes, 2010 also marked the end of Duluth Central and its basketball team with the upcoming closing of the school. Duluth Central basketball player Don Ness (front) had a quiet moment on the bus next to the state tournament plaque the team received on their trip back to…
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Dominant Broncos: State Hockey Tourney

International Falls hockey coach Larry Ross and the Broncos during a game in the mid-1960s against Duluth Cathedral in Duluth. News Tribune photo by Charles Curtis There have obviously been many good teams to play in the Minnesota high school boys hockey tournament, but there were none as dominating as the International Falls Broncos during…
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