Looking Back

Chief Haley nabbed a Peeping Tom Monday evening. The fellow has worked in the harness factory, was not exceptionally bright, and it is believed he is the same man who has made trouble before. Someone has been peeping in various windows. … Monday night he started on his crusade and as he was looking in at Mrs. Hollis’ window, the chief nabbed him. He wept copiously over his arrest, and was given a suspended sentence and “deported.”

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In a move which will hopefully clarify some of the city-school relationships in a city served by three school districts, the Blaine Council at a May 16 meeting instructed the city manager to prepare guidelines for negotiating agreements with all three districts relating to the use of school and city property for recreational purposes.

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Horatio Hawkins died Friday night, May 15, at nine o’clock at his home on Fourth Avenue. The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at two at Hassan, Rev. Hixen of Minneapolis officiating. Mr. Hawkins was an old and highly respected resident of this community. Mr. Hawkins served in the civil war as a private in Company “G” 11th Regiment Minnesota Infantry from August 1864 to June 26, 1865.

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Iron ore right in Anoka! Workmen hauling dirt from the Wyman pit, lower Third avenue, found what promises to be good grade iron ore yesterday. Whether it is the outcropping of a mine, or just a pocket, remains to be seen, but the ore looks good and just such leads have led to some of the big mines of Minnesota.

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Lakeland Development Company brought to Spring Lake Park City Council Monday evening a proposal for a new shopping center to be called Middletown. The proposed shopping center, which will include seven small buildings and one large mall-type center, will be located on the parcel of land abutting Highway 10 and Highway 65.

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A graver menace threatens Minnesota than Huerta away off down in Mexico. It is the menace of controlled state politics. For several years interests inimical to you have been gaining control of the state and wasting your taxes, defying your laws and laughing at your efforts to shake off the burden. Now is the time to decide for yourself which road Minnesota will travel, this is a call to arms. Under which banner will you enlist?

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The Board of Education of School District 16 met Tuesday, April 23 and reviewed a policy for early completion of high school. After a thorough discussion the board approved the same. The Board also gave approval to “three star students” from Park Terrace Elementary to have a campout sometime in May, upon completion of a form from the parents releasing the School District of any damage, responsibility, liability to body, limb or property.

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Too little play area and too much ditch were among the complaints of residents of Restwood Terrace Mobile Home Park who appeared at the April 18 Blaine Council meeting. A councilman visited the area and felt there may be some ordinance violations.

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