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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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A recent analysis released by the Citizens League gives Blaine a distinction most city residents would rather do without–the largest percentage increase in property taxes of any city in the metropolitan area. ...Read More
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Spring Lake Park School District 16 has begun its second three week unit on White Studies in grades seven through 12. This is the second year of the three-year program, funded by the state in which District 16 received some funds. White Studies is the study of white racism in this country and began ...Read More
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Spring Lake Park City Council denied Patty Homes a trailer sales lot on the corner of Highway 10 and Sunset Road Monday evening after a motion to approve a special use permit died because of a deadlocked vote of 2-2. ...Read More
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Expressing the wish that the state highway department would exhibit the same enthusiasm for beginning construction on the new highway 10 that it does for improving the old portion, Blaine city council March 6 approved a motion opposing signalization of Able Street at Highway 10....Read More
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If the first signs of dry streets and warmer weather send you out to the garage or down to the basement after your bike, then the Blaine recreation department would like to hear from you. The department is considering two possibilities which should be of interest to bike enthusiasts---development of...Read More
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Mayor Fran Fogerty of Blaine proclaimed Monday and Tuesday, March 3 and 4, as “Gift of Life Days” when area residents are urged to give blood at the Sgt. John Rice VFW Post blood drive. Said city blood chairwoman Judy Lueck, “There is an urgent need for blood--the Gift of Life. Without blood l...Read More
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At a regular meeting of the Blaine Jaycees Feb. 12, the by-laws of the chapter were changed from “any young man” to “any person between the ages of 18 and 35” may become a member of the chapter. This makes Blaine the first suburban chapter in Minnesota and perhaps the first suburban chapte...Read More
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Last spring and summer, several residents suffered sand damage to their yards and homes as topsoil blew off the area under development, and they have been attempting to get some satisfaction on their damage claims. They had discussed their claims with both their own and Northtown’s insurance compa...Read More
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Larry Koshak, of Consulting Engineers Diversified, presented preliminary studies on the feasibility of extending 91st from Central to Radisson Road. Council also reviewed plans for possible signal construction at Highway 10 and Able, developed by the Highway Dept. at the request of the Northtown Tas...Read More
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