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Last Thursday, Blaine City Council passed a resolution regarding the inequities in the District 11 community school recreation program, and asked that the $1.00 per capita tax levy for the District Community School program either be abolished or used to provide services for Blaine residents served b...Read More
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Despite a flu epidemic which forced cancellations from nurses, workers, babysitters and donors, Spring Lake Park Mrs. Jaycees collected 89 pints of blood at the Nov. 12 Bloodmobile, and brought in 14 new donors....Read More
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School consists of many programs, curricular and extra-curricular in which the volunteer and paraprofessional play an important role. At Park Terrace Elementary School this role is filled by the “Thursday Morning Moms,” a PTA sponsored volunteer group to help teachers. The group consists of 15 m...Read More
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Thanks to the efforts of a Minneapolis couple and a Northwestern Bell community service team, Blaine will have a 40-foot high Christmas tree delivered to City Hall today. Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar Peterson donated the 40-foot high blue spruce which, until this morning, stood in their front yard in Minneap...Read More
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Blaine City Council Nov. 7 took action which hopefully will relieve many Blaine and Ham Lake residents of problems with odor and flies from Blaine Meats, Inc. located along Highway 65 near 129th in Blaine. Bob Hutchinson of the Anoka County Comprehensive Health Department appeared before council to ...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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If you have not noticed, Spring Lake Park’s water tower has been painted red, white, and blue in the pattern resembling the national emblem. Recently, all three patriotic colors which stand out on the tower had to take a back seat to the publicity stirred up when the name Norma appeared on the eas...Read More
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At least some of the problems for residents in the area of 90th Lane and University may be solved, according to a report presented at an Oct. 17 meeting of the Blaine City Council. Several weeks ago, residents of the area presented to council a petition seeking relief from disturbances in the Hofbra...Read More
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At an Oct. 8 meeting, the Board of Education of Independent School District 16 began work on plans for a new fine arts auditorium. Board members proceeded with the necessary resolution whereby the School District would construct an auditorium for the fine arts, which would mainly be comprised of pla...Read More
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An explosion and fire which destroyed their mobile home and belongings Oct. 2 was the final blow in the last of a series of unhappy events for the Nicholas Flaig family of Centennial Trailer Court in Blaine. Mr. Flaig had been laid off work and was just starting a new job when the fire occurred. Mrs...Read More
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