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The community is invited to come and “bee-come” part of the solution. League of Women Voters ABC (Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids area) will be establishing teams to advocate with cities and residents in the local area to protect pollinators and improve pollinator habitat.

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Michele Diers, of Oak Grove, a registered nurse employed by the University of Minnesota Medical Center since 1988, was presented on Thursday, Oct. 23 with the prestigious Nurse Of Vision and Action award. The award recognizes nurses who exemplify excellence in nursing practice.

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A history of the city of Blaine should be available to residents shortly after the first of next year, thanks to the efforts of some interested adults and a group of young people. Five students at Blaine Senior High, under the direction of English instructor Terry Nelson, are compiling a history as part of a special English project. They began shortly after school started in September, and expect to be finished by the end of the semester.

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When most people think of cemetery upkeep, they realize the necessity of lawn mowing, gardening and snow removal. What they might not recognize, however, is that without frequent tending, gravestones can settle and even become lost, literally disappearing into the ground. For the past four years, the Anoka congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been providing valuable, behind-the-scenes service for the city of Anoka’s Forest Hills Cemetery, finding and excavating grave markers.

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