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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine City Council, Case: 24-0010

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Commission of the City of Blaine, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing on the following application:

Case: PC24-0010

Applicant: Twin Cities Animal Rehab and Sports Medicine

Location: 10035 Flanders Cour...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Department Spotlight: Finance Department

Department Spotlight

The City of Blaine’s Finance Department is not exactly the most well known department in town, but their work is critical to keeping Blaine running smoothly and efficiently. These financial professionals behind the scenes handle everything from budgeting ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Keep Your Ride Safe

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As temperatures drop and winter is in full swing, many of us rely on warming up our vehicles before hitting the road. However, this convenience comes with a risk. Warm-up vehicle thefts are on the rise, with opportunistic thieves targeting unattended, run...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Summer Jobs & Summer Job Fair

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If you are looking for a seasonal, part time job this summer, we have opportunities for you. The City of Blaine is looking for enthusiastic, energetic candidates to work in our Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments. Blaine seasonal employees:&...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest is Now Open

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Show us your best shot! From people, pets, and places to celebrations and locations, you are invited to show us your impression of Blaine!

Photo Contest

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Smart Salting, Cleaner Water

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Most salt products are not the best way to deal with icy areas around your home. Salt can corrode your vehicle, cause concrete damage, and run off into lakes, ponds, and creeks.

Here are ways for you to have safe walking areas while reducing salt/chloride ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Blaine BizConnect - January 2024

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 8, 2019

Noise Mitigation Update

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Highway Traffic Noise

This project is a Federally funded Type I project. For this reason, there is an obligation to investigate and if necessary, mitigate for noise related issues created by the project. 

The Minnesota Department of Transportation ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Local Heroes Make Kids Smile

Hero Helpers 2023

The winter holiday season is not always filled with joy and happiness for everyone. Each December the Blaine Police Department partners with local schools to take children who could use a little extra cheer on a holiday shopping spree at Target. The kids ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

2024 Election Calendar

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Presidential Primary Election in March

There will be three election days in 2024 and each election will also include in-person absentee balloting starting 46 days before the election.

March 5 - Presidential Nomination Primary

Major political parties will par...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: January 16, 2024

MinnPACE Provides Grants to Help Businesses Lower Costs

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Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is an innovative financing solution for building owners interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. The PACE structure overcomes financial challenges that hinder the adoption of such projects by eli...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

2024 City Budget and Levy Approved: Tax Rate is Second Lowest in Last Decade

2024 City Budget

On Monday, December 18, the Blaine City Council unanimously adopted the 2024 budget and tax levy. The development of the city budget is a year round process. It starts with an evaluation of the current budget and the strategic priorities of the City. The ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Stormwater Pond Winter Safety: Not Safe for Recreation

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Almost all the bodies of water in Blaine are stormwater ponds. These ponds are constructed and designed to treat stormwater runoff and provide flood storage. The City of Blaine has over 700 stormwater ponds and infiltration basins that have been designed ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

The Rusty Bumblebee Wins STARR Award

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The Rusty Bumble Bee: Self Pour Tap House is a winner of the 2023 Minnesota Shopping Center Association’s Shopping Center Tribute Awards for Retail Real Estate (STARR). The Rusty Bumblebee was a winner in the Interior Design: Quick Service/Fast ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Winter Weather Policy and Safety Tips

Winter Weather Policy and Safety Tips

The Mary Ann Young Center will follow the Anoka-Hennepin School District determinations for closing. If the Anoka-Hennepin School District is closed, the MAYC is closed. Safety is of utmost importance. Be aware of road conditions and forecasts to determin...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Action Required: Water Line Inventory Survey

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The US Environmental Protection Agency requires municipalities to conduct an inventory of residential water service lines with the goal of reducing lead in the water system.

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Meet the MAYC Pool Sharks: Phil Slotvig and Curt Wallace

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Phil started going to Biff’s about 20 years ago with a group of guys. They taught him how to play pool and at the age of 85, Phil is proud and thankful to still be playing. He stops in at the MAYC on Fridays to play pool around 9AM and has enjoy...

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Posted on: January 6, 2024

Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest and Photo of the Year

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest and Photo of the Year.

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program

Tax Aide Program

AARP Foundation Tax Aide will be providing tax services to local community members beginning February 6, from 9AM to 12PM, by appointment. Certified volunteers will complete free income tax returns concentrating on low-income community members age 50+. Al...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Defensive Driving Refresher Classes

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Refresh your knowledge of the rules of the road, improve your driving skills, and get a 10 percent discount on car insurance when you keep up to date by taking this course every three years. You must take the initial eight-hour class to be eligible for th...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

Blaine BizConnect - December 2023

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Going Strong at 90: Meet Elaine Cook and Bev Eberhard

Musical Milestones

Elaine Cook and Bev Eberhard were recently honored at the fall musical variety show with birthday treats from the ukulele group, as both performers turned 90 in October.

Elaine has lived in Blaine for the past 25 years. She first came to the MAYC after her...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: December 17, 2023

View the 2023 Heroes & Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

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The aisles of the Blaine Target were filled with extra holiday cheer last Tuesday, as the 14th annual Heroes & Helpers event brought smiles to 60 amazing kids!
These students, facing some extra challenges, got to partner up with their local first respo...
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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Help Bring Businesses to Blaine City

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The City of Blaine is an attractive market for businesses and developers. Over the last several years the City has connected with dozens of business owners that are considering Blaine for a new location or a new start up business. Right now the City is fo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Rick Fanning Practice Facility: A Tribute to Dedication and Passion for Baseball

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On September 14, the Rick Fanning Practice Facility was dedicated at Jim Peterson Park in Blaine. The new name is a testament to the dedication and passion of Rick Fanning, a former board member and president of the Blaine Area Traveling Baseball Associat...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Winter Reminders and Tips from Blaine Public Works

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As the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, it's important to be prepared for the winter season. Here are some helpful reminders and tips from Blaine Public Works:

  • Fall street sweeping crews are still out now. Please keep cars and any ob...
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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Board and Commission Openings

Board and Commission Openings

The Blaine City Council is seeking applicants for several advisory boards and commissions, including the Charter Commission, Natural Resources Conservation Board, Park Advisory Board, and Traffic Commission. Board and commission members provide input and ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: November 27, 2023

Winter Celebration 2023

Winter Celebration 2023

An evening filled with fantastic activities! From winter crafts, games, live music, Santa, and his reindeer. Blaine's Winter Celebration was held on Sunday, November 26, 2023, in Blaine City Hall

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Polar Plunge is Coming to Blaine

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The Polar Plunge is an annual event that raises money for Special Olympics Minnesota. The event is held during the winter, when thousands of participants across the state jump into icy cold waters despite the cold temperatures. The Anoka County Polar Plun...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Development Questions?

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Your Most Frequently Asked Development Questions Answered 

How do businesses decide to locate in Blaine? 

A decision to move to a particular location is often based on market factors. Currently, Blaine is an attractive market to many busin...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 11/17/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Development Spotlight: 9927 Ulysses Street Commercial Building

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Businesses are moving into the brand new 4,063 square foot commercial retail building on the corner of 99th and Ulysses Street. General Contractors of Minnesota designed the new space to accommodate two new restaurant/retail spaces including one with a dr...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

City Prepares 2024 Annual Budget

Truth in Taxation Meeting

Learn about The City's general fund budget at the Truth in Taxation Meeting on Monday, December 18, at 7PM at Blaine City Hall. The City of Blaine has been working on the 2024 budget for the last several months. The budget process begins early in...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Blaine BizConnect - November 2023

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Department Spotlight: Public Works Streets Division

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Blaine Public Works is organized into several divisions. The Streets Division is a team of 11 professionals, including a foreperson and two sign shop workers. They bring over 150 years of combined experience to the challenges they face. 

Snow plow...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

A Tribute to Veterans: Meet Bob Lederman

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In honor of Veterans Day, Bob Lederman, a regular diner at the MAYC, agreed to an interview to share his story. 

Bob graduated from high school in Perham, Minnesota. At the age of 19, he went to Fergus Falls and registered to be drafted into the A...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Invictus Brewing Recognized at 2023 MN Brewers Cup

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Earlier this year, Invictus Brewing Company’s beer, Blaine It On The Rain Amber Ale took first place in the American Amber, Blonde & Pale Ales category at the 2023 MN Brewers Cup. The MN Brewers Cup is a state-wide, blind taste-test competit...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Winter Parking Reminder

Winter Parking

Winter parking reminder regulations will be in effect from November 1 through April 1, 2-7AM

• No parking on any street from 2AM until 7AM. A permit for overnight parking may be obtained from the Blaine Police Department in emergency situations.&a...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Dynamic Duo Volunteers

Dynamic Duo Volunteers

People visiting the Mary Ann Young Center have often seen these two together. They met at the MAYC as volunteers and quickly developed a friendship that has lasted over many years. Looking back Fran recalls first joining the MAYC in 2006 with encouragemen...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

Blaine Sees Growth in Apartment Sector

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2023 was a big year for multifamily housing in Blaine with the completion of three new apartment complexes opening 389 new units in the City. An additional 184 units will be available in early 2024 with the completion of Risor of Blaine 55+ senior living ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Oktoberfest 2023

Oktoberfest 2023

Blaine Oktoberfest was held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Town Square Park.

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest!

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

City Planning for Future Street Projects

5 Year Street Projects

The City of Blaine is looking into the future when it comes to street projects. The City typically looks ahead five years when planning road construction projects. Projects are then reviewed on an annual basis and the Blaine City Council ultimately decide...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

New Park with Infinite Possibilities

Sunrise Ponds

Blaine is a city known for its commitment to community and recreation, and now the City is ready to add something unique to its impressive collection of parks. Near 131st Avenue and Lever Street, Sunrise Ponds Park is set to become the 66th park in the Ci...

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Department Spotlight: Engineering - Keeping the City Moving

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As Blaine’s landscapes evolve, the Engineering Department orchestrates the complex dance of urban development. From concept to completion, they coordinate the planning, design, and construction of Blaine’s infrastructure.

The City of Blaine Engineering Dep...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Blaine is Top 3 in Adopt-a-Drain Standings

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In the first half of the 2023 Anoka County Community Adopt-a-Drain Challenge, Columbia Heights is in the lead, Andover in 2nd, and Blaine in 3rd! 

Adopt-a-Drain is an easy way for people to play an important role in preventing water pollution by r...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

View Photos from Blaine WorldFest 2023

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Blaine WorldFest includes dance performances, food, vendor booths, and a great afternoon of community building.

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: Jerry Schilling

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Jerry Schilling has a long history of serving the Blaine community. He drove the MAYC bus for many years, was a food handler for the VOA program, and served at the MAYC and other dining sites in the Metropolitan area. A member of the MAYC Advisory Board f...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Blaine BizConnect - September 2023

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Highway 65 Project is Fully Funded Between 97th Avenue and 119th Avenue

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The Highway 65 reconstruction project between 97th Avenue and 119th Avenue is now fully funded and moving forward. The project has now entered the final design phase. Design work will continue into 2024. The design will include overpasses that will lift H...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

New Bandshell Coming to Aquatore Park Opens for 2024 Blaine Festival

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Construction is underway in Aquatore Park. A new bandshell facility is being built on the west side of the park. The new facility will include an outdoor performance space for community events. The building will also include indoor space for storage and m...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

View Safety Camp 2023 on Flickr

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The pictures from the 2023 Safety Camp are now available to view on Flickr. It was an incredible two days of empowerment, education, and fun!
A big thank you to all the companies, organizations, and volunteers that made this day possible. We couldn&apo...
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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Bark in the Park 2023

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The photos from last week's Bark in the Park are now available to view on Flickr. Check out all the happy dogs and their owners having a great time at Swanson Dog Park here!
A huge shoutout to everyone who participated, volunteered, and made this ...
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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Blaine BizConnect - August 2023

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

The Picklr

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The Picklr is leasing 467 87th Lane NE, at the Rainbow Village, which is 26,687 SF. They would like to start construction to create 8 indoor pickleball courts which will be used for playing daily.

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 1, 2023

Introducing Recyclebot

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Anoka County has developed a searchable Recycling and Disposal directory to answer questions about how or where to recycle or dispose of items.

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Posted on: June 16, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 06/16/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 06/09/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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BWS is one of Blaine's premier open spaces with over 500 acres of wetland and upland, and a boardwalk extending from Lexington Avenue North through both wetland and upland habitats to connect an existing paved trail to East Lake Park.

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Census Results Show Large Growth and More Diversity

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Data from the 2020 Census was recently released and Blaine how has a population of 70,222.

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 05/26/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 05/19/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 05/12/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: May 5, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 05/05/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 04/27/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 04/21/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest!

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Blaine Construction Update - 04/13/2023

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

Scooter's Coffee

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Scooter's Coffee is building a new 678 square foot drive-thru coffee shop in the existing parking lot of the Salvation Army Thrift Store.

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

2022 Economic Development Annual Report

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Blaine is a rapidly growing metropolitan community situated 11 miles north of downtown Minneapolis. The City encompasses 34 square miles with a population of 70,222.

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

2023 Housing Wrap Up

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Housing growth stays strong despite high interest rates.

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Adopt a Park

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Get involved. Partner with neighbors, friends, and the City to keep Blaine parks beautiful.

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Coffee with a Cop

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Coffee with a Cop is an opportunity to break down the barriers that, on occasion, exist between police officers and the public they serve. Taking time to meet in a neutral location provides for real conversations about issues that matter.

Read More Spotlight: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: October 2, 2022

Oktoberfest 2022

Oktoberfest 2022

A little rain didn't stop big crowds from coming to our very first Oktoberfest. We had over 4,000 people show up to enjoy the food, drinks, music, dancing, and community.

View Flickr Recap

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Northtown Mall Area Redevelopment

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Northtown Mall and the surrounding area are vital to the Blaine economy. With changes in the retail landscape and the community, the City is putting a focus on the future of the Northtown area.

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

View the 2022 Night to Unite Photo Recap

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Thousands of Blaine residents were out celebrating community and building relationships. The city had two photo teams out to capture great moments from the night.

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Community Connect

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The Community Connect program gives citizens of Blaine a way to join with their neighbors to make our community a safer place to live, work, and play.

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Impressions of Blaine

Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

Show us your best shot! From people, pets, and places to celebrations and locations, you are invited to show us your impressions of Blaine!

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Register Your Camera

Home Security Camera

The Blaine Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners who have video surveillance on the exterior of their homes or business.

Read More Spotlight: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: September 17, 2021

View Photos from Blaine WorldFest 2021

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Blaine WorldFest includes dance performances, food, vendor booths, and a great afternoon of community building.

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Blaine Parks and Recreation Master Plan

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In December 202, the Blaine City Council adopted the Park and Recreation System Master Plan as a guiding document for future park planning and improvements.

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest!

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Blaine, Minnesota: A Place to Call Home

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Located just north of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Blaine, Minnesota, offers a great place to live, dine, shop, and work. When looking for a place to raise your family or bring your business interests, Blaine will always be the perfect match.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Blaine PD Makes Holidays Brighter Free Event for Students

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On December 10, 2019, the Blaine Police Department along with Target, Spring Lake Park Blaine Mounds View Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Lino Lakes Department of Public Safety, Centennial Lakes Police Dep...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

2010-2019 A Decade in Review

2010 - 2019 - A Decade in Review

Development in the 2010s in Blaine.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

2040 Comprehensive Plan

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The 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Surface Water Plan establishes a vision for how the community will grow and develop from now until the year 2040.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Commercial and Industrial Development Information

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A listing of commercial and industrial developments approved and in progress in the City including project status updates and an interactive map.

Learn More Spotlight: Planning
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Foot Care Appointments

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Appointments are now available for foot care at the MAYC. Cost is $40. Bring a towel.

Learn More Spotlight: MAYC
Posted on: January 1, 2020

MAYC Facility Rental

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The Mary Ann Young Center is now accepting reservations for room rental. The MAYC has several room choices to accommodate most events. Additional information is available on the Facility Rental page. Request a reservation online.

Learn More Spotlight: MAYC
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Residential Development Information

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A listing of residential developments approved and in progress in the City including project status updates and an interactive map.

Learn More Spotlight: Planning
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

Read More News: BlaineParks
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Fourth Graders Learn to be Safe

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Blaine Safety Camp, held in late July, brought 160 fourth graders together for two days of fun and learning. Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death and disabling injury for children under the age of 15. The main goal of Safety Camp is to help ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Blaine PD Makes Holidays Brighter for Students

2018 Heroes and Helpers Group Photo by Alicia Marie Photography

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 the Blaine Police Department along with Target, SBM Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Lexington Fire Department, Lino Lakes Department of Public Safety, Centennial Lakes Police ...

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News: Heroes & Helpers
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Heroes and Helpers event at Target

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Story by StarTribune

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

2018 Blaine Safety Camp a Success

2018 Safety Camp Graduates

Two Day Camp Focuses on Reducing the Number of Accidental Injuries and Deaths Among Children

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives after the 22nd Annual Blaine Safety Camp.

On ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

View the 2018 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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2018 Blaine WorldFest in pictures. Professional photos by Sarah Grace Photography.

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

View the 2018 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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2018 Blaine WorldFest in pictures. Professional photos by Sarah Grace Photography.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Blaine World Fest 2018

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Blaine World Fest was held Saturday, May 19 at Town Square Park.  This celebration of nations was marked with colorful costuming, talented dancers, delicious food, and friendly vendors.  Approximately 1200 people came out for the event a...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

How to Fit a Bike Helmet

Bike Helmet Fitting Sale

SBM Fire Department along with the Blaine Police Department have prepared this safety video to show how to properly fit a bike helmet. More safety tips are available from Community Outreach.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Open to Business

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Do you own a small business or looking to start a business? Learn more about the Open to Business program to help your business make the next step or get if off the ground!

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Kids Shop with Officers, Firefighters in Blaine

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Story by Eric Hagen, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Pets

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp – 21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a SuccessTwo-day camp focuses on reducing the number of accidental injuries and deaths among children.

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives aft...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp Video

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Produced by TJ Tronson, North Metro TV

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Safety Camp Makes Impact in Blaine

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Produced by North Metro TV

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

More than 20 Years of Training at Blaine Safety Camp

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Story and Photo by TJ Armstrong, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Are You a Nextdoor Neighbor?

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Have you signed up for your Nextdoor account? The City of Blaine has partnered with a private online network called Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a free private social networking website for your neighborhood. Nextdoor makes it east to connect with your neighbors...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

View the 2017 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

2017 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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2017 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

2016 Family Fun Night Flickr Photo Recap

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Photos by Eric Hagen, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

9th Annual WorldFest

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The ninth annual World Fest was held on Saturday, May 21. Town Square Park was decorated with flags from around the world to welcome over 1600 attendees. The event kicked off with the sound of an air horn and a Chinese Lion leading a procession from City ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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2016 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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2016 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

View the 2016 Earth Day Flickr Photo Recap

2016 Earth Day Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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2016 Earth Day Flickr Recap

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Aquatore Park Receives an Earth Day Makeover

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On Saturday, April 23, Spring Lake Park Girl Scouts from K thru 7th grade organized 6 groups to clean up Aquatore Park.  A few notables from the clean up effort:

  • 83 Girl Scouts/30 Adults/12 Siblings = 125 Volunteers
  • 24 Yard Waste Bags
  • 5 Trash Bags

Af...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Kane Meadows Park Celebrated Earth Day this Past Saturday

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Kane Meadows Park celebrated #EarthDay this past Saturday. They had a great turnout.

  • 7 bags of garbage including a tire.
  • 7 bags of old leaves, mulched, racked and bagged.
  • 1 ton of new mulch shoveled, wheelbarrowed and spread in at least 6 areas.
  • 12 large pizz...
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Posted on: January 1, 2016

2015 Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the sixth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. This year members of the Spring Lake Park–Blaine–Mounds View Fire Department and the Police Departme...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Record Attendance at WorldFest 2015

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The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

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2015 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

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Posted on: January 1, 2015

2014 Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the fifth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. This year members of theSpring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds View Fire Department, Anoka County Sheriff’...

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

Celebrating Cultures, Cuisine, Dance, Music and Art from Around the World

2014 WorldFest Recap-News

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

View the 2014 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

2014 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

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2014 Flickr Recap

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