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“I was the happiest girl in the world Saturday night,” stated Pam Jasper after her June 14 coronation as Miss Spring Lake Park. “I want to thank everyone in the whole community and I am looking forward to the coming year.” Chosen from 11 contestants, Pam not only won the Miss Spring Lake Par...Read More
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The construction of a new home by Al Hillsdale on Spring Lake Road abutting Spring Lake in Mounds View has raised a controversy with homeowners and environmentalists in the communities of Spring Lake Park and Mounds View. Hillsdale applied with the Rice Creek Watershed District for a permit to build...Read More
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Spring Lake Park’s Community Celebration begins at 4 p.m. Friday June 13 at Lakeside park. Kiddie carnival rides, game booths, and concession stands will be in operation at the park. Other special attractions during the weekend include a Queen Pageant June 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Follo...Read More
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At a special District 16 Board of Education meeting May 20, Christian Skjervold presented the results of the year-long Pilot Project K-4 on Indian Education Curriculum Development. District 16 received $2,598 from the government for this project. This curriculum development contained increased fac...Read More
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Spring Lake Park dance line won the Class AA Aquatennial dance line competition last week at Southdale. They are Francine Doll, Cindy Herzuck, Deb Baker, Tammy DeMink, Pat Gedney, Joy Clelland, Terry Theilman, Pam Moreno, Kim Pursely, Judy Russell, Patti Backlund, Pam Baker, Rita Maki, Kathy Boisv...Read More
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Two Blaine Police detectives staking out a house, arrested four juveniles last Tuesday, which cleared up five area home burglaries. Two guns were stolen that day from the Richard Ende home. Blaine detectives, acting on a tip, staked out an area at the rear of a 105th Lane home where they believed th...Read More
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The Spring Lake Park Mrs. Jaycees ask parents of small babies to kiss their child on the forehead next week during “Kiss Your Baby Week.” A salty taste may indicate possible Cystic Fibrosis and your doctor should be notified. ...Read More
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Blaine residents probably all have heard of Dutch Elm and Oak Wilt Disease in the past few years, and have been told that we will lose all our trees in the next five or 10 years. Fortunately Blaine does not have a large population of Elm trees. However, those here will have to be protected. If you h...Read More
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The Jaycee Klown Klub led off Honey Sunday parade in Spring Lake Park last Sunday. Participants marched down Sunset from 85th to the Northtown Roller Rink, where members of the Jaycees and other local celebrities braved a dunk tank to raise money for the mentally retarded. Other highlights of the da...Read More
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A history of Blaine in the early years was put together by a group of five students at Blaine senior high school as part of special English project. It is anticipated that compilation of a complete history of the city will become part of a continuing project at the school. ...Read More
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After being turned down last month for a special use permit allowing a mobile home trailer sales lot, Patti Homes returned Monday evening asking Spring Lake Park council for reconsideration which was denied. Homes is hoping to construct a trailer sales lot on the corner of Sunset Road and Highway 10...Read More
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