Life Looking Back for July 5, 2013

Area resident selected for foreign study

Virginia Biermaier, daughter of Mrs. Rosemary Feela 10640 Sixth Street, Blaine, is one of 32 men and women selected to study hairdressing for five weeks this summer in London and Paris as part of a special foreign studies program, the first of its kind in the nation.

– 40 years ago, July 6, 1973

1983 Blaine royalty selected

The 1983 Blaine royalty was selected at a pageant Sunday, July 3 at Blaine High School auditorium. The royalty family included Junior princess Stacy Gangl, Princess Mary Quarve, Junior Queen Bonnie Snidarich, Miss Blaine Renee Russell, Junior Commodore Bradley Schulze, princesses Heidi Geving and Anne Adstrom, and Junior Vice Commodore Jeremy Tummel.

– 30 years ago, July  8, 1983

Sweet music

Blaine City Council approved a permit for outdoor concerts at the National Sports Center. Crowds of up to 8,000 people may stand on the grounds of the National Sports Center for an outdoor music concert sometime this summer.

At its July 1 meeting, the Blaine City Council approved a conditional use permit for the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission to hold outdoor concerts at the sports center.

Attendance at concerts will be restricted to no more than 8,000 people, with concert hours only between noon and 11:30 p.m.

– 20 years ago, July 9, 1993

• Compiled by Sue Austreng

Editor’s note: “Looking Back” is reprinted exactly as the items first appeared.

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