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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 10/18/2021

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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: October 17, 2021

Voices of Impact

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A Dementia Friendly Choir Opportunity

A dementia friendly choir established to provide those living with dementia or memory loss and their caregivers, a place to find comfort, entertainment, and support. All are welcome to join Voices of Impact regardless ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Aging with Pride (IDEA)

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Innovations in Dementia Empowerment and Action

Does someone you care about have memory loss? IDEA is the first federally funded research study examining ways to improve the health and quality of life for adults aged 50 and older with memory loss and their ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Blaine Launches Community Survey on Future of Northtown Area

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Tell us your vision for the future of the Northtown area.

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - October 2021

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: October 13, 2021

Bingo with a Purpose

Wednesday, October 27, 10:30AM

Come find out about financial scams, protection orders, violence against older adults, safety planning, and services offered by Alexandra House while playing bingo and winning prizes. What you learn could help yourself or som...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 10/11/2021

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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: October 11, 2021

Fall Street Sweeping and Winter Plowing

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The street sweepers will be out this fall so please remember that the following items should not be placed on any City streets as they make it difficult to sweep in the fall and plow in the winter:

  • Non-working vehicles
  • Garbage cans
  • Basketball hoops

Also, this...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Medicare Volunteers Needed

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Become a Medicare Health Insurance Counselor

Are you ready for a challenge? Have you refined your Medicare skills and wish to share them with others? Become a Medicare Health Insurance Counselor for the Senior LinkAge Line and assist individuals one-on-one...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Movie of the Month

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12 Mighty Orphans, Thursday, October 21, 1-3PM

Haunted by his mysterious past, Rusty Russell (Luke Wilson), a devoted high school football coach, leads a scrawny football team of orphans, The Mighty Mites, to the state championship during the Great Depress...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 8, 2021

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 8, 2021

Halloween Costume Drawing

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Friday, October 29, NOON

Wear costume attire to bring some fun to the Mary Ann Young Center.

Those in costume will be entered in a drawing to win a prize. Register in advance for lunch and arrive by 11:45AM to show off your costume. Fun Halloween music will...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Musical Talent Show

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 October 28, 1-3PM

The North Country Jamboree would like to invite all musicians and vocalists to share their skills at a musical fun show. All varieties of instruments  are welcome in addition to singers. If a vocalist needs accompanimen...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Jewelry Sale

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Wednesday, October 20, 8:30AM-5PM

Join us as we celebrate 13 years of providing beautiful jewelry at very reasonable prices. A multitude of items from community members have been donated throughout the year. Volunteers have been busy sorting, cleaning, pri...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 4, 2021

ORD 21-2484 First Reading - Granting a Rezone

THE CITY OF BLAINE DOES ORDAIN:  (Added portions are underscored and deleted portions are shown with overstrike.)

Section 1.     The Official Zoning Map of the Zoning Code of the Municipal Code of the City of Blaine is h...

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Ordinances: Proposed Changes
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 10/04/2021

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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: October 4, 2021

Volunteer Bus Drivers Needed

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Monday thru Friday, 10AM-4PM

Now that programming has resumed, participants in the community are looking for bus service to and from the Mary Ann Young Center for meals and programs. This is a great opportunity to give back to your community. Bus service i...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Grief Support Series

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Now through October 18, 6:45-9PM, St. Philip's Lutheran Church

The series provides an opportunity for individuals to obtain information and support for a variety of loss and grief issues. Held on consecutive Mondays from 6:45-9PM September 13-October 18 at...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Minnesota Cold Weather Rule Now in Effect

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The State of Minnesota Cold Weather Rule is designed to protect all Minnesotan's from having their heating service disconnected during the cold winter months. The protection begins in October and runs through April each year. Many utility provide...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 09/27/2021

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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: September 24, 2021

Fall Leaf Raking

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Don’t Rake Your Leaves into the Street

Please keep in mind that all decaying plant material that ends up in the City’s ponds and streams contributes to greater phosphorus load and poor water quality. Please do not rake leaves into the s...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 22, 2021

September All Staff Meeting

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September 2021 City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Room Rental Reservations

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Available at the MAYC Beginning October 1

Starting October 1, meeting rooms are available to rent on evenings and weekends. There is a two-hour minimum and fees vary based on the room and the day of the week. Room reservations can be made now.

For room rate...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 09/20/2021

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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: 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: September 17, 2021

View Photos from Blaine WorldFest 2021

Dancer at Blaine World Fest

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

View Photos News: WorldFest
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Safety Camp Recap

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Kids and Safety Professionals Team Up

In August, 130 Blaine students spent two days learning about safety. The always popular Blaine Safety Camp celebrated its return after being canceled last summer due to COVID-19. The students were joined by public safe...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Room Rental Reservation

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Available at the MAYC Beginning October 1

Starting September 1, meeting rooms are available to rent on evenings and weekends. There is a two-hour minimum and fees vary based on the room and the day of the week. Rooms are available beginning October 1. For ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 09/15/2021

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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: September 15, 2021

Census Results Show Large Growth and More Diversity

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Data from the 2020 Census was recently released and Blaine now has a population of 70,222. The Census also showed growing diversity in Blaine with BIPOC residents making up 27 percent of our total population and 39 percent of the population under the age ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 14, 2021

City Hall Renovation Project Update 9-14-21

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We've moved! Staff are now up on the newly finished third floor.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Recycling Ambassador Class

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Offered by Anoka County, Tuesdays, September 28 - November 2, 6-7:30pm (Zoom)

Join fellow waste reduction and recycling enthusiasts to learn about all facets of waste management and become an advocate in your community. Learn why it is important to recycle...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Are You Behind on Your Rent?

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RentHelpMN may be your answer. COVID-19 emergency rental assistance is available to Minnesotans struggling to pay their rent and utility bills because of the pandemic. If you are eligible, you could receive up to 15 months total assistance, paid three mon...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - September 2021

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 8, 2021

City Hall Renovation Update

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Work continues on the renovations at Blaine City Hall. The previously vacant third floor is nearing completion and staff are expected to move into the new space in mid-September. This will allow work to begin on the second floor to expand space for the Bl...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Major Step Forward for Highway 65 Improvements

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When the 2021 Minnesota legislative session came to an end earlier this summer the City of Blaine was awarded a $7 million grant to continue the design of improvements to Highway 65 at 99th Avenue, 109th Avenue, and 117th Avenue.

Highway 65 was the focus o...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Blaine Police Explorers Program

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The Blaine Police Explorer Post #3939 is comprised of a group of students with an interest in law enforcement careers who are uniformed and receive specialized training in multiple aspects of police work. Explorers participate in many community events, su...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Congregate Dining is Back

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Registration Limited to 50 People

Staff at the Mary Ann Young Center welcome people to register for meals at least three business days in advance to dine in person once again. Registration is limited to 50 people, so be sure to plan ahead. As we move into ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: August 31, 2021

City Hall Renovation Project Update 8-31-21

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Progress continues on the city hall renovation project.

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Bentleyville and Canal Park Brewing

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Begin the afternoon with a stop at Canal Park Brewing Company where food and drinks will be on your own. Add a tour tasting for $15, which includes a 30-minute tour and sampling of 3 beers of your choice. Next stop - Bentleyville!

Billed as America&rsq...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - August 2021

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 20, 2021

Jewelry Donations

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Sale Tentatively, Wednesday, October 20

A nice collection of jewelry has been received for the fall sale. Thank you to those who have donated. Currently, we are looking for donations of jewelry gift boxes to display items. Donations are accepted during bus...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Soil and Sunshine Garden Club

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The club was started on February 8, 1954, with 15 charter members who met in people’s homes. By 1990, the club had grown to a point where they started meeting at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center. There are now many Master Gardeners among the ran...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Home Movie Transfers

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Available through NorthMetroTV

North Metro TV is here to help preserve those precious family memories. North Metro TV converts video tapes, film reels, photos, slides, and just about everything else to DVD and digital. Blaine residents can use the transfer...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: August 5, 2021

View the 2021 Night to Unite Photo Recap

Night to Unite 2021

In 2021 there were 105 registered Night to Unite block parties in the City of Blaine. Thousands of Blaine residents were out celebrating community and building relationships. Enjoys these photos from parties all over the city.

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Posted on: August 1, 2021

In Person Dining Returning Soon

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Target Date,September 1, Wednesday,

With the hiring of a new food service worker, Volunteers of America is gearing up to resume in person dining at the Mary Ann Young Center.

Next time you stop by please introduce yourself to the new VOA Food Service Worker...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: July 31, 2021

Featured Programs

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Advanced registration is required for all Mary Ann Young Center programs. See calendar for full program listing.

Blaine Trailblazers Walking Group

Mondays at 9AM, Meet outside MAYC entrance

Get fit and stay healthy by walking scenic local trails. Expect a wa...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Blaine PD Receives K9 Donation

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Longtime Supporter Donates K9 to Blaine PD

Leo Luskey has been a longtime friend to the Blaine Police Department. Over the years Leo has made donations to the K9 unit and has also sent countless notes of encouragement and snacks to first responders. Severa...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Bus Service is Back

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Transportation is now available Monday thru Friday to bring people to and from the Mary Ann Young Center for programs. Service times have changed, so confirm pick-up times when you register for a ride. Cost is $1.50 round trip for Blaine residents. Return...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Tom Ryan and Dick Swanson Honored

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Mayor Tom Ryan and Councilmember Dick Swanson Honored at June Celebration

On June 17, 2021 the community gathered to celebrate former Mayor Tom Ryan and former Councilmember Dick Swanson. Ryan and Swanson both retired at the end of 2020 after a combined 63...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - July 2021

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: July 12, 2021

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 9, 2021

SBM Fire Explorer Program

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Fire Explorer Post #3710

Being a fire explorer is a unique opportunity for youth aged 14-20 to gain experience in the career of firefighting and emergency services. Explorer Post #3710, hosted by the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department, is ...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: July 5, 2021

Defensive Driving Refresher Classes are Back

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In-Person Classes

Discounts on vehicle insurance are available at the MAYC by registration on specified Thursdays each month. Dates fill quickly, so plan ahead.Register: 763-786-9375

AARP Online Classes

Online classes through AARP for the full eight hour cla...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: July 3, 2021

Inaugural Memorial Day Ceremony Brings Community Together

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Veterans Memorial Park of Blaine is located inside Tom Ryan Park next to Blaine City Hall. Over the last few years community volunteers have transformed this park into a spectacular tribute to veterans from the Revolutionary War all the way through curren...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Mary Ann Young Center is Open

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Programming Returned in Early June

Programs are up and running at the Mary Ann Young Center (MAYC). Check out the wide variety of offerings on page two or in the calendar on the back page of this issue and register to attend your favorites. At this time, i...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Blaine City Council Finalizes New Vision Statement

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Final Piece in Strategic Plan Process

Over the last two years the Blaine City Council has worked with city staff on a strategic plan. As a part of this strategic plan a new mission statement and set of core values were created. The final foundational piece...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Council, Boards, and Commissions Move to In-Person Meetings

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Blaine has looked for ways to be innovative in how services were offered to residents and businesses. One of the first things the City put in place was a way to participate in City meetings without coming to Bl...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 25, 2021

All Aboard

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the MAYC Bus is Back in Service

Mary Ann Young Center volunteer drivers are gearing up to once again provide bus service to local residents needing a ride to and from the MAYC for meals and/or activity programs. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Annual Blaine Festival Medallion Hunt Returns

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The Medallion Hunt is sponsored by Financial One Bank, the Blaine Festival Committee, and the City of Blaine Parks and Recreation Department.

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Posted on: June 19, 2021

Pesticides and Water Don’t Mix

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The grass is growing so it is time to think about your lawn care. If you maintain your lawn with synthetic pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, or fungicides), you can pollute our water.

This happens because rain can wash off any improperly applied pestic...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 18, 2021

City Hall Renovation Project Update 6-18-21

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Progress continues on the city hall renovation project.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Large Events Return in 2021

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Usually Blaine finds itself at the center of the sports world each July. Target USA Cup and the 3M Open brings in upwards of 350,000 spectators and large viewing audiences from all across the world. Last summer Target USA Cup was canceled and the 3M Open ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - June 2021

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: May 28, 2021

Stay on the Trails When Visiting the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary (BWS) is one of the most popular spots in the north metro for walkers, bikers, bird watchers, and nature lovers. Recently there has been a large increase in the number of people going off the posted trails and exploring the we...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Highway 65 Update

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The Highway 65 corridor has 10 of the 31 high priority intersections identified in the 2017 Met Council and MnDOT Principal Arterial Intersection Conversion Study. This study along with the recently completed TH 65 Planning and Environmental Linkages Stud...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Free Child Car Seat Installation and Checks

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According to Safe Kids Worldwide, more than half of all car seats in vehicles are not used or installed correctly. The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department has car seat technicians ready to help.

Car seat inspections and installations are fr...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Envisio User Training

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Envisio user training session from May 2021. If you have any questions about Envisio please contact [email protected]

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Stormwater Pond Rules

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Stormwater ponds are constructed bodies of water designed for the purpose of treating stormwater runoff. All bodies of water you see in the City of Blaine are stormwater ponds with the exception of Laddie Lake and Sunrise Lake. Sunrise Lake is a construct...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 18, 2021

City Hall Renovation Project Update 5-18-21

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New spaces on the third floor of city hall are starting to take shape.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

City Hall Renovation Underway

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Blaine City Hall opened in 2001. At that time there were about 45,000 Blaine residents. Since that time Blaine has grown to a city of almost 70,000. Eventually Blaine will be home to more than 85,000 residents. The needs of the community mirrored this gro...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 18, 2021

New Neighborhood Meeting Policy

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In 2020, the City Council established a neighborhood meeting policy to provide better communication for residents about proposed development projects in their neighborhoods. This policy requires developers to hold neighborhood meetings in addition to, and...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Open to Business

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Looking for a trusted adviser for your business? Maybe you have wanted to secure financing to start or expand your business? If so, a program offered by Anoka and Ramsey Counties may be just what you are looking for.

Thanks to a partnership between Anoka C...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Lawn Sprinkling Reminder

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A reminder that the City’s sprinkling restrictions are as follows:

  • Year-round, odd-even sprinkling days. Residents with an even numbered address can water on even number days. Residents with an odd numbered address can water on odd number days.
  • Fr...
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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 7, 2021

May All Staff Meeting

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May 2021 City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Blaine to Partner on Clean Water Project in Aurelia Park

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The City of Blaine is partnering with the Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) to construct a new stormwater pond in the southwest corner of Aurelia Park. The pond is part of an ongoing effort by the City to enhance water quality in the area. This pond wi...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 5, 2021

State Adds COVID-19 Vaccine Site in Anoka County

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The State of Minnesota recently announced the first permanent COVID-19 vaccination site in Anoka County. The vaccination site is located in the former YMCA building in Lino Lakes. The Lino Lakes site is the ninth vaccination site run by the State of Minne...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for May 10 thru 21

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The Public Works department will be performing annual fire hydrant flushing May 10 – 14 and May 17 - 21. This process removes any sediment that may have settled in water mains over the course of the year, as well as presenting an opportunity to ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Appointments and Walk-ins Welcome at City Hall

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Since last June anyone wanting to visit Blaine City Hall was asked to make an appointment prior to arriving at city hall. With some city staff working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic this appointment system was put in place to make sure that there w...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: April 30, 2021

City of Blaine Welcomes a New Economic Development Specialist

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In early January, the City of Blaine welcomed a new economic development specialist. Ruth Tucker comes to the City of Blaine from the Missouri Department of Economic Development where she worked as a senior economic development specialist.

Ruth’s role with...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: April 29, 2021

CARES Act Helps Blaine Businesses and Alternative COVID Relief Assistance

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In 2020, the City of Blaine received $5 million through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The City Council took quick action to utilize approximately $1 million of this money to provide grants to over 60 Blaine busine...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Mother's Day Poem

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- is for the many splendid moments shared with you

O - you keep such order in everything you do

- is for terrific in every single way

H - you make people happy, so we honor you today

E - your tender emotions show how much you care

R - we ...

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News: MAYC
Posted on: April 22, 2021

City Hall Project is Underway

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This week the city hall renovation project officially kicked off.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Supervisor Safety Program Training

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The training is a required for all supervisors. Other staff may watch the video, but it is not required. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Parking Restrictions for City Hall Project

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As many of you know by now the exciting project that everyone here at city hall has been waiting for is now moving forward. Starting Monday March 29th in preparation for the city hall project we request you do not park in the south city hall parking lot l...

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News: City Hall Remodel
Posted on: March 4, 2021

March All Staff Meeting

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March 2021 City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

February All Staff Meeting

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February 2021 City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest

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

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

January All Staff Meeting

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January 2021 City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

December All Staff Meeting

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December City of Blaine all staff meeting. This video is for internal use only. Do not share.

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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: 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: March 19, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Overview and Contact Information

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The wellness speaker this month was to be the EAP representative. A video has been provided by the speaker and is included below.

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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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News: Heroes & Helpers
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: October 4, 2019

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

Impressions of Blaine - Randy Ripley - Birds in a Nest

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

Read More News: Impressions of Blaine
Posted on: August 27, 2019

View the 2019 Night to Unite Flickr Photo Recap

Night to Unite 2019

In 2019 there were 146 registered Night to Unite block parties in the City of Blaine. 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 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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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Heroes and Helpers event at Target

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Night to Unite a Huge Success

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The 2019 edition of Night to Unite was held on Tuesday, August 2, and it was another successful evening of bringing together the community as a whole.

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Winners of the 2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest

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Congratulations to "Bruce" the cat and "Rosie" the dog on winning people's choice in the 2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest. Thank you to all those that entered.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

2018 Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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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.

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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

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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: 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

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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 ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Blaine Market

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We are moving outdoors beginning Wednesday, June 6 from 3 to 7 PM.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

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: May 1, 2017

Impressions of Blaine

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The City of Blaine presents our first ever photo contest, held seasonally.

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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: 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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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

View the 2016 Earth Day Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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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

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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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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

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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, 2014

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

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Posted on: January 1, 2014

2013 Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the fourth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. Formerly known as Shop with a Cop this year’s program has been renamed Hero’s and Helpers, and incl...

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