June of '71: Boo gets his $4k, Chateau de Ville coming soon - Perfect Duluth Day

June of ’71: Boo gets his $4k, Chateau de Ville coming soon

Previously denied half of a proposed $4,000 annual pay increase, Duluth Mayor Ben Boo got the full hike two weeks later when one city councilor changed his vote. The meeting was reported on the next day in the June 8, 1971 Duluth Herald.

Councilor Robert J. LaPine had voted at the previous meeting against the full $4,000 raise, but changed his vote at the June 7 meeting. The Herald reported the action “came before an overflow audience that seemed fairly divided on the matter.”

Construction work on the second of three developments that make up Les Chateaux apartments on London Road began in June 1971. The 48-unit Chateau De Ville building was designed to be a companion to Chateau De Lac, built in 1969. The third structure, Chateau Du Luth, came in 1973. The buildings were managed at the time by Lawrence F. Bowman Company.

Caption: Scouting Awards … Three Boy Scouts from Troop 91, sponsored by the Bryant School PTA, received Eagle Scout awards at a court of honor ceremony Monday at the school. They are: Michael Donahue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Donahue, 2710 W. 7th St.; Mark Dahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dahl, 2832 W. 6th St., and Bruce Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Larson, 2815 W. 6th St.

Caption: Harbor Project … The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge Gaillard comes up with a bucket of harbor bottom as it works at maintaining project depths in the Duluth-Superior Harbor. The dredge has started its season working on the Duluth side of the harbor, near the Aerial Lift Bridge. The dredged material is being dumped in an abandoned slip. — (Herald Photo by Earl Johnson).

Caption: Senior Champs … Senior Girls champion Gary Builders Supply of the Pioneer Lanes displays the trophies won for first place in the recent Duluth Area Junior Team Bowling Tournament. Team members, left to right, are Naida Schabe, Denise Shipley, Patty Sheridan, Colleen Pitoscia and Sheri Lanhart.

Caption: Junior Titlists … GFC Girls earned trophies for their championship in the junior girls division of the Duluth Area Junior Team Bowling Tournament. Left to right, team members are Kathy Ditman, Terri Martin, Nanatte Nys, Janis Taylor and Sue Robillard.

Caption: Bantam Queens … Pioneer Lanes’ Chinese Lantern team was the bantam girls title-winner in the 12th Annual Duluth Area Junior Team Bowling Tournament. Team members, left to right, are Sue Grant, Karen Miller, Holly Lind, Sherrir Himmelspach and Dinise Lutzka. — (Herald Sportsphotos)

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