Looking Back
Wednesday, June Second, is our twenty-first anniversary and like all other folks, we are going to celebrate; to have a genuine old fashioned Birthday Party and we want you to come. A glance backward over twenty-one years of growth convinces us that our growth must be measured, not in dollars and cen...Read More
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Two Blaine Police detectives staking out a house, arrested four juveniles last Tuesday, which cleared up five area home burglaries. Two guns were stolen that day from the Richard Ende home. Blaine detectives, acting on a tip, staked out an area at the rear of a 105th Lane home where they believed th...Read More
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Tuesday, June 15, has been selected as Good Roads Day this year. In these days of large ideas about highway construction, when the wheelbarrow and the rake have given place to the steam shovel, the tractor and the building of roads in a large way, when the old fashioned methods of tinkering with the...Read More
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The Union has reliable information to the effect that work will be begun at once upon the electrification of the Minneapolis, Anoka & Cuyuna range railroad, that new electric cars for the same are now in process of construction and that the Minneapolis street railway company will at once extend its ...Read More
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The Spring Lake Park Mrs. Jaycees ask parents of small babies to kiss their child on the forehead next week during “Kiss Your Baby Week.” A salty taste may indicate possible Cystic Fibrosis and your doctor should be notified. ...Read More
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Blaine residents probably all have heard of Dutch Elm and Oak Wilt Disease in the past few years, and have been told that we will lose all our trees in the next five or 10 years. Fortunately Blaine does not have a large population of Elm trees. However, those here will have to be protected. If you h...Read More
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Work was begun last week upon the final sections of the concrete stadium at Park Theatre. Public spirited men and women of Anoka guaranteed the funds advanced for the purpose of building the first section last year and have already received a part payment back on their guarantees. These payments wer...Read More
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The local champions of last year were put over the hurdle Sunday in a practice game with the Fords losing out 5 to 1. The team showed class in spots and with a few positions strengthened, more practice and polish, the team will be a hard one to beat. Swanson, a southpaw, showed class and plenty of s...Read More
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The Jaycee Klown Klub led off Honey Sunday parade in Spring Lake Park last Sunday. Participants marched down Sunset from 85th to the Northtown Roller Rink, where members of the Jaycees and other local celebrities braved a dunk tank to raise money for the mentally retarded. Other highlights of the da...Read More
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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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Saturday night George, Frank and John Tauer, all of the Town of Blaine and residing just west of Rice Lake were arrested by Sheriff Pratt charged with selling liquor without a license. Frank Tauer was given 45 days in jail without the option of a fine. George Tauer pled not guilty and is set for tri...Read More
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