Looking Back
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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The Hammond special train which galloped over the state last week at a cost of $500 a day to somebody stopped in Anoka and the tried and true of Democracy were commanded to hike to the depot to hear the real gospel. A few obeyed. Mr. Hammond’s talk was very brief and he confined himself largely to...Read More
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Are you glad? Dope, dope, dope, offered every week and all finds a resting place in the big waste basket. Be sure and vote Tuesday. The Union doesn’t care who you vote for as long as you vote. Even at this late hour the people fail to show any interest in politics and would rather talk of somethin...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 eas...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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The body of an unknown man was found in the field near W.M. Dyer’s place Sunday afternoon. A bullet wound in the head while both hands were in his pockets clearly indicated murder. The victim was 25 to 30 years of age, weighed about 165 pounds and was about six feet tall. He wore a blue flannel sh...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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George Smith, seventeen year old son of C.C. Smith of Oak Grove was fatally shot Saturday morning near Hickey Lake. Four boys, all of whom attend the Anoka high school, went to Hickey Lake. Two of the boys took a buggy and drove to a farmers to get some oars and put their guns in the back of the bug...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 harvest is over. Now to prepare for the chill days of winter which will soon be here. Our lighter wearing apparel must be laid aside for warmer garments and now is surely the time to buy them. Fall stocks are at their best, every department complete with dependable stocks of the needful things t...Read More
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