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Työmies in Superior

This Month's Ghost Sign

Originally Published October 2014 This month’s ghost sign can be found at 601 Tower Avenue across the bay in Superior. According to the University of Minnesota,  “The Työmies Society came into existence as the organization that published Työmies (The Worker), which was founded in 1903 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The newspaper moved from Worcester to Hancock,…

Bouncing Bess and the Spook Priestess Swindler

Duluth’s most-trusting saloonkeeper disappears

A West End Story

Saga beginning in Sweden ends tragically for one family

The 1881 Charles & Mary Johnson House

This Month's Past & Present Pic

Captain Torrey and Duluth’s “first skyscraper”

This Month's Grand Old Building

Alexander Miles: Barber, Inventor, and Insurance man

This Month's Forgotten Duluthian

The Many Dukes of Duluth

From actors to ambassadors, and of course baseball players, Duluth has had many "Dukes"

A Belgian Church at the Head of the Lakes

Superior’s Sts. Anthony and Margaret Church

Was there a lake in Duluth Heights?

This Month's "Ask the Historian"

The Freighter August B. Wolvin

August's Great Lakes Namesake Vessel

Delivering with Pride

Early Diesel-Electric Locomotives of the DW&P