Looking Back
An auspicious event for the grand and beautiful amphitheater. Had a stranger been in Anoka, Thursday evening, August 27th, he would at once arrived at the conclusion that there was something going on in the city for people were in evidence on every street, and all bent their steps to the West side a...Read More
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A Coon Raids girl and a Blaine girl were killed in a three-car automobile accident Saturday afternoon at University Avenue near 99th Avenue. Heather Andersohn, 18, and Christine Beers, 20, were killed instantly when the car they were riding in skidded into oncoming traffic, hitting Everett Swap, 56,...Read More
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Attempts to rob Third Avenue residence frustrated. Sunday morning the residence of Selden McGaffey was entered but the sneak thief was frightened away. He gained entry by cutting the screen in a window on the north side of the house. Misses Bessie and Bernice McGaffey were asleep down stairs. The fo...Read More
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Independent School District 16 today announced its policy for free meals and free milk and reduced-priced meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals and milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Program....Read More
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The city of Spring Lake Park, known for its enthusiastic civic groups, as the home of School District 16, and hotbed for a variety of athletics, will also be known as the city with the patriotic water tower this year. Spring Lake Park council officially okayed the bid of Apex Contracting Incorporate...Read More
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Tuesday morning, September 8, at nine o’clock the public schools of Anoka will be thrown open to admit the clamoring youngsters of the community eagerly seeking their studies after a tiresome vacation spent fishing and playing around. Several additions to the teaching force have been arranged and ...Read More
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An unfinished house in the Cooper Construction project on Sixth Street in Spring Lake Park was the latest target of the unexplained firebug who has set the torch to a half dozen uncompleted North Suburban homes. Authorities today are continuing their probe of apparent arson of partially completed ho...Read More
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Barney Oldfield, one of the greatest auto drivers in the world, has entered his 200 horsepower Christie and Fiat Cyclone cars in the auto races at the Minnesota State Fair, Sept. 12. He has put up a forfeit that he will drive a mile one second faster than any other person. As he must compete against...Read More
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City staff presented reports on controlling animals, tree disease and dust at an Aug. 1 meeting of the Blaine City Council. Due to the passage of a shade tree disease control law by the 1974 legislature, the city will soon have to take action on Dutch Elm and Oak Wilt disease within Blaine....Read More
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