A two-year Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant that allowed the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department to hire four full-time firefighters for daytime response expired Sept. 11 before an application to renew the grant became available.
World War I was called “The Great War” or “The War to End All Wars.” On April 12, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson formally asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany. He argued, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”
Doves always have been and continue to be the most prolific migratory bird in the United States.
Harvests of these birds are in the astronomical numbers in the southern United States and less so here in the Midwest.
More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs used to do.
Travis Henry Brandt, of Blaine, and Jonathan Michael Martin, of Andover, were arraigned in Anoka County District Court Aug. 26 on third-degree burglary charges.