Spring Lake Park comprehensive plan gets first public hearing Thursday
Spring Lake Park’s Planning and Zoning Commission, in the first of a series of public hearings adopted the land use section of the Village Comprehensive Plan last Thursday evening.
– 40 years ago, March 30, 1973
Airport new race track site
The newest proposal to bring a race track facility into Blaine was unveiled this past week when a group of local businessmen announced the acquisition of the Anoka County Airport to house the track.
The proposal was hailed by a spokesman for the group “as the only solution” to the continuing controversy over whether the airport would remain as a minor airport or be upgraded to an intermediate airport and provide the best area for the race track.
– 30 years ago, April 1, 1983
Madison kindergartners receive special visit from crash survivor
Kindergartners in Joanne Miller’s morning class at Madison Elementary School received a special surprise visit last Thursday from 1st Lt. John Millen, one of two survivors of a Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter crash over Camp Ripley on March 13, and his wife, Michelle.
As part of Miller’s outreach program, the children wrote a letter on giant chart paper and made a red card shaped like a heart that read “Our Hearts Go Out to You,” and mailed them to Millen and Sgt. Roy Fhurone, the second survivor.
– 20 years ago, April 2, 1993
• Compiled by Kelly Johnson