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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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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 e...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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The Board of Education of Independent School District 16 held its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at the Board of Education Building, where the Supreme Court’s decision on the Disparity Law was reviewed....Read More
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Sidewalks have begun to appear along city streets in Spring Lake Park including a section that was poured last week along Monroe south of 81st. Earlier this year Spring Lake Park okayed a sidewalk project for various city streets to alleviate the walking problems along the roadways. ...Read More
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The six month crime report prepared and reviewed by the Blaine City Council shows that the area west of Highway 65 between 101 and the SLP boundaries (excluding Northtown Shopping Center) leads the city in almost every category of offense. ...Read More
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Dust, drag racing and disreputable behavior in parking lots have been causing problems for residents in the northwest section of Blaine, and two petitions brought before the Blaine City Council at a Sept. 5 meeting outline some of the problems. Residents of 90th Lane near University Avenue presented...Read More
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A Coon Raids girl and a Blaine girl were killed in a three-car automobile accident Saturday afternoon at University Avenue near 99th Avenue. Heather Andersohn, 18, and Christine Beers, 20, were killed instantly when the car they were riding in skidded into oncoming traffic, hitting Everett Swap, 56,...Read More
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