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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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Diane Krebs and Chuck Nelson became Blaine high school’s first king and queen to reign over Snow Days 1975. Blaine high school held their mid winter festival last week with the coronation climaxing the event Friday afternoon....Read More
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Olympic bronze medal winners Mark and Robin Milam of Spring Lake Park. Mark competed with hockey skates against long blade racers placing second in two heats, third in another for a total of eight points, missing a silver medal by one point. Robin placed third in all heats for a total of six point...Read More
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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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