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At 100, Northland church a memorial to homesteaders — and a remarkable mining millionaire

Published 08/05/2013, Duluth News Tribune

For a century, the steeple of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church has stood sentinel over the fields in a corner of northern St. Louis County — a memorial to the Slovenian immigrants who settled the area, and to an Irish immigrant with a remarkable life story who donated the money to build the church.

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