Interstate Bridge, 1961

As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files. The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and dated Oct. 22, 1961, is a view of the old Interstate Bridge linking Duluth and Superior, as seen…
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George McGovern In The Twin Ports

Former Democratic U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern of South Dakota died Sunday at age 90. He made at least two stops in Duluth during his political career, mostly notably on Sept. 8, 1972, during his ultimately unsuccessful presidential campaign against Richard Nixon. Here are some photos from that visit (and one from 1970).…
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Mr. Twin Ports Physique, You’ve Got Some Explaining To Do

In January 1980 there was a contest looking for Duluth’s premiere hard-body. It was called Mr. Twin Ports Physique. As far as this photo will tell me, there were at least four contestants, listed from the left, Jason (no last name); Brad Estrom; Ted Shaffer; and Tom Haugen. But that’s all I’ve got to go on, other than that their…
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