News Tribune A fire of unknown origin destroyed two Cloquet businesses early yesterday. The fire started in the front of the Stowell Furniture Store, owned by Eugene and Elden Stowell, and spread to the Alaspa Jewelry Shop, operated by Toivo Alaspa.
March 5, 1972
A major remodeling project costing $780,000 will begin this week at the Duluth Target store. The project will include the addition of new departments as well as remodeling the interior and exterior and complete replacement of all fixtures in the 10-year-old store.
News Tribune DFL lawmakers, college students and civic organizations from the Iron Range yesterday filed a suit in Ramsey County District Court, claiming Gov. Arne Carlson’s 1991 veto of a taconite tax law that increased the tax by 8 cents per ton was illegal.
March 5, 1992
The board of directors of the United Way of Greater Duluth yesterday decided to withhold its annual dues payment to the United Way of America. The national group has been under fire amid complaints of nepotism and extravagant spending.
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