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2008-08-28 00:00:12

City hopes window sells for $3 million DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth City Council has agreed to sell a Tiffany stained glass window that could bring the city up to $3 million. The "Minnehaha" window is currently housed at the Depot in Duluth. Mayor Don Ness has favored selling it to help the city repair its budget deficit and build up its reserve fund. The window, which is a portrait of an American Indian woman standing before Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis, was donated to the city in...

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Brandon Stahl, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 7--Duluth Mayor Don Ness' administration is proposing an ordinance that would cut the "sprinkling allowance," which would save the city money while promoting water conservation. But it also would increase sanitary sewer fees -- with two city councilors claiming it could triple or quadruple them. The allowance was created by the city several years ago as a way to determine how much to charge residents for sanitary sewer costs in the...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.