Looking Back
The following petition calling for a vote on the question of license or no license was filed last week, the purpose being to vote squarely on the question of wet or dry. If the city votes dry, no license to sell intoxicating liquors can be granted by the Commission, nor can anyone secure a governmen...Read More
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Expressing the wish that the state highway department would exhibit the same enthusiasm for beginning construction on the new highway 10 that it does for improving the old portion, Blaine city council March 6 approved a motion opposing signalization of Able Street at Highway 10....Read More
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A highly enjoyable meeting of the Ramsey Farmer’s Club was held Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Bradley in North Ramsey. About sixty were present. The program consisted of two piano solos by Miss Goodrich, “Sing Me the Rosary” by a quartette, an address by L.O. Jacob on dairy...Read More
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If the first signs of dry streets and warmer weather send you out to the garage or down to the basement after your bike, then the Blaine recreation department would like to hear from you. The department is considering two possibilities which should be of interest to bike enthusiasts---development of...Read More
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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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The state railroad and warehouse commission Saturday granted an extension of time until April 1 for the Minneapolis & Northern Railway company to resume operations of its line from Anoka to Minneapolis. The application was made by trustees for the lien holders who now have possession of the road. Pe...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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Friday evening at the City Hall the all star debating team of the Two Harbors High School will meet Anoka High for the championship of northeastern Minnesota. Two Harbors has been very successful this year and reports from the Iron Range papers credit the team with unusual ability. Friday they will ...Read More
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The proposed ordinance regulating the sale of liquor in Anoka, which provides that no license can be issued except on presentation of a petition signed by a majority of the voters as recorded at the municipal election, carried yesterday by a phenomenal vote and a decided majority....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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