Bygones: Duluth’s school superintendent made $16,080 per year in 1950s

13 April 2024

News Tribune, April 13, 1924

The Great Northern, Northern Pacific and Soo Line railroads announced schedules for four-hour runs between Duluth and the Twin Cities, effective April 20. Timetables will be issued next week.

News Tribune, April 13, 1954

The Duluth School Board voted 5-2 to boost the superintendent’s pay rate from $12,000 to $15,000 per year. He will continue to draw a $1,080 cost-of-living increment, making his true pay rate $16,080 a year.

News Tribune & Herald, April 13, 1984

Duluth residents could be sorting their garbage by the end of the year under a recycling program the City Council is contemplating, a move that would extend the life of the Rice Lake landfill.

News Tribune, April 13, 2004

Comedian Louie Anderson has added a second performance at Grandma’s Sports Garden in Duluth after the first show sold out. The performances are at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. tonight.


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