Miller Hill Mall Turns 40

Crowds fill Duluth’s Miller Hill Mall during its official grand opening on July 25, 1973. (News Tribune file photo) As featured on the front page of the Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 News Tribune, Duluth’s Miller Hill Mall is turning 40 years old this year. The mall opened in stages, with the “official” grand opening in…
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Glader’s Grocery, 2001

December 5, 2001 The loss of neighborhood grocery stores had been well-documented in Duluth in recent years. In the past several years alone, we’ve lost Bay Side Market on Park Point and Romano’s Grocery downtown, and temporarily lost Fourth Street Market, though that store has now reopened. Here’s a 2001 profile of another store that…
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Target Through The Years

If you’ve made a shopping trip to the Duluth Target recently, no doubt you’ve gotten a sneak peak at their renovation plans. The Minnesota-based big-box retailer now is adding a larger food section. Though Target, which made Duluth its fourth store in 1962, never has been a quaint mom-and-pop shop, the big red circled dot…
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Central Mini Mall, 1979

December 1979 The Central Mini Mall, seen here in this December 1979 photo, was located at 324 Central Ave. in Spirit Valley in Duluth. (Bob King / News-Tribune)   The Central Mini Mall resided at 324 Central Ave. in Duluth’s Spirit Valley in 1979 and was home to such stores as Jeans Jeans and Heather’s…
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