Looking Back
If they have not already done so, Blaine residents are urged to return the population survey postcards mailed to them earlier this week. The survey is being done in order to update population statistics so that the city can be divided into voting districts, in accordance with the provision of a char...Read More
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We sold a bunch of merchandise during the first week of this great money-saving sale, but we must dispose of much more before our stocks are in the condition they must be. We got stung at the beginning of the season by buying too heavily, and as we never carry goods over from one season to another, ...Read More
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A proposed snowmobile ordinance, which would essentially ban the use of snowmobiles within the city limits of Spring Lake Park, was voted down in a three to two vote at a Monday night council meeting, but councilman John Conde, one of the opponents of the ordinance, indicated that unless snowmobil...Read More
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Inventory shows ten thousand dollars too much. Anticipating an enormous business last year we loaded our store up with merchandise, with the biggest stock in our history. Then came the war and a long spell of warm weather and we were unable to sell the goods. Now we have closed our eyes to the matte...Read More
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Tuesday Blaine’s tax lady spent her last day on the job. Edna Bremer, city assessor, retired Dec. 31 after serving 30 years in the same post. When interviewed last week, Mrs. Bremer surveyed her office in City Hall, and explained that things have changed a great deal since she started in 1944. ...Read More
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Many brave young folks faced the rigors of matrimony during the year just passing. Complete list of the marriage licenses issued by Clerk of Court Frank Hart for the Year 1914 counts 114. November had the largest number of licenses -- 18 in number -- and January the least -- five. The past year the ...Read More
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“O star of wonder, star of night ... Guide us to Thy perfect light. We three kings of Orient are; bearing gifts we traverse afar, field and fountain, moor and mountain, following yonder star.” Let’s remember it’s His birthday. ...Read More
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Toys are of prime importance to the children on Christmas morning, but to the thrifty housewife, more important is the fact that her Christmas turkey or duck or chicken is young, tender and fit to grace the Christmas table. There is just where we aim to serve the homes of Anoka. We want you to feel ...Read More
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Last Thursday, Blaine City Council passed a resolution regarding the inequities in the District 11 community school recreation program, and asked that the $1.00 per capita tax levy for the District Community School program either be abolished or used to provide services for Blaine residents served b...Read More
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Delightful music, reception committee and hot house flowers. Over 1200 attended. Bank complimented on its magnificent and convenient interior. The State Bank’s new home was formally opened Saturday afternoon from three to six and from seven to nine....Read More
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