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If they have not already done so, Blaine residents are urged to return the population survey postcards mailed to them earlier this week. The survey is being done in order to update population statistics so that the city can be divided into voting districts, in accordance with the provision of a char...Read More
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A proposed snowmobile ordinance, which would essentially ban the use of snowmobiles within the city limits of Spring Lake Park, was voted down in a three to two vote at a Monday night council meeting, but councilman John Conde, one of the opponents of the ordinance, indicated that unless snowmobil...Read More
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Tuesday Blaine’s tax lady spent her last day on the job. Edna Bremer, city assessor, retired Dec. 31 after serving 30 years in the same post. When interviewed last week, Mrs. Bremer surveyed her office in City Hall, and explained that things have changed a great deal since she started in 1944. ...Read More
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Young map-makers and meteorologists of Park Terrace Elementary District 16, launched 140 balloons last Friday containing messages in hope that they will be answered in other portions of the country. ...Read More
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“O star of wonder, star of night ... Guide us to Thy perfect light. We three kings of Orient are; bearing gifts we traverse afar, field and fountain, moor and mountain, following yonder star.” Let’s remember it’s His birthday. ...Read More
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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 t...Read More
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