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City staff presented reports on controlling animals, tree disease and dust at an Aug. 1 meeting of the Blaine City Council. Due to the passage of a shade tree disease control law by the 1974 legislature, the city will soon have to take action on Dutch Elm and Oak Wilt disease within Blaine....Read More
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Spring Lake Park Mrs. Jaycees were the recipients of several awards at the Minnesota Mrs. Jaycee annual summer awards meeting in Crookston July 19-20. Awards included first for aid to retarded citizens, accent on youth and Jaycee assistance. The club won a first in division for distinguished chapter...Read More
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If a gun ordinance proposed at the July 18 meeting of the Blaine City Council is approved, hunting will be banned entirely within the City of Blaine. An ordinance which would allow hunting in some areas of Blaine was introduced but after discussion a new ordinance banning all hunting within the city...Read More
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Striking up the patriotic spirit for the upcoming Bicentennial celebration the Spring Lake Park council has ordered a cost estimate to paint the city’s water tower red, white and blue. Located atop Able Park overlooking the city of Spring Lake Park, the 250,000 gallon water tank is in need of a ne...Read More
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The Blaine Residents Association is hosting the annual Miss Blaine-Junior Royalty pageant tonight, July 5, 7 p.m. at Blaine High School. Candidates are Lois Hoppe, Joni Oulman, Taryn Nordstrom, Renee Weinmann, Patti Lynn Sannes, Susan Timmons, Wendy Ann Pede, Jane Copeland, Tina Holm, and Catherine ...Read More
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Grand Marshal for Blaine’s Blazin’ 4th parade will be Tom Poston, who is presently starring through July 21 in the comedy “The Odd Couple” at the Friars Minnesota Music Hall Dinner Theatre in Minneapolis. Parade begins at 11 a.m. July 4. A full schedule of amusement at Aquatore Park should p...Read More
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June 17, the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) took the first step to upgrade the Anoka County Airport to a first class general aviation facility similar to Flying Cloud or Holman Field in downtown St. Paul. By a unanimous vote, the committee directed staff to begin planning to upgrade the airp...Read More
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A proposal to hire 13 young people as part of a summer youth employment program administered by the county was vetoed at a June 6 meeting of the Blaine City Council. Under the program 10 individuals would be hired to work in the summer employment program for the public works department and three in ...Read More
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Developer Tom Cooper’s proposed mini gold course was approved by Spring Lake Park Council Monday evening after having been passed by the planning and zoning commission earlier in the month. The mini golf course, which will operate during the warm months of the year, will be located between the aba...Read More
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