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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Supervisor Safety Program Training

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: April 9, 2021

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

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

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Summer Recreation Programs Registration is Now Open

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The Blaine Parks and Recreation Department is offering a full slate of summer programming in 2021. Back this summer is the popular Playnet program, Safety Camp, youth sports, and much more.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0001

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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: 21-0001

APPLICANT: Meadowland Estates (Meadowlands Development, LLC)

LOCATION: 128th Avenue NE & Harpers Stre...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0003

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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: 21-0003

APPLICANT: Harpers Landing (Harpers Grove, LLC)

LOCATION: NW Corner of Harpers Street & 125th Avenue ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0016

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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: 21-0016

APPLICANT: Turfco Manufacturing Inc.

LOCATION: 1655 101st Ave NE (see map)

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0017

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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: 21-0017

APPLICANT: Unclaimed Freight Discount LLC

LOCATION: 1237 97th Avenue NE (see map)

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0020

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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: 21-0020

APPLICANT: Arris II Apartments

LOCATION: 9440 and 9460 Ulysses Street NE (see map)

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine Planning Commission, Case: 21-0023

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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: 21-0023

APPLICANT: Blaine Square 2nd Addition (Blaine Square LLC)

LOCATION: 12403 & 12417 Ulysses Street NE (...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Assessments Clover Leaf Parkway Area, Improvement Project 18-18

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT BEFORE THE BLAINE CITY COUNCIL ANOKA COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM CLOVER LEAF PARKWAY AREA STREET RECONSTRUCTIONS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT NO. 18-18

NOTICE is hereby given that the City C...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Blaine Housing Year in Review

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2020 was a year unlike any other with the COVID-19 global pandemic upending many communities across the globe. In Blaine residential development has weathered the upheaval and continued to move forward with 265 new residential units permitted and 402 new ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Blaine Housing Year in Review

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2020 was a year unlike any other with the COVID-19 global pandemic upending many communities across the globe. In Blaine residential development has weathered the upheaval and continued to move forward with 265 new residential units permitted and 402 new ...

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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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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Blaine Selected as 2020 Outstanding Conservationist

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The Anoka Conservation District selected the City of Blaine as the 2020 Anoka County Outstanding Conservationist. Blaine has over 800 acres of dedicated open space throughout the City creating greenway corridors, opportunities to protect and restore biolo...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

A Roadmap to the Future

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Blaine City Council Adopts Strategic Plan

Last fall the Blaine City Council adopted a three year strategic plan. This strategic plan includes six priorities, a new mission statement, and a set of community values. City staff is now working on the implement...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Annual Arbor Day Tree Sale - Sold Out

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Thank you for the tremendous interest in the Arbor Day Tree Sale. At this time all trees are sold out.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Chaplin and Keaton: The Silent Comedians

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Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton were the premier pioneers of screen comedy.  Appearing in dozens of silent films each, the two legends blazed a trail of hilarity that still tickles our funny bones today.  In this great class from Movie...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Hollywood Goes Ape

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Did you know that the chimp who played Cheetah lived to be 80 years old?  Did you ever wonder if there are any real apes on the Planet of the Apes?  And what about the chimpanzee that co-hosted the today show?  Movie Man Eric Ho...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

The Oscars: 90 Years of the Academy Awards

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For Hollywood’s elite, there is no suspense like the moment before that legendary envelope is opened and the presenter utters the familiar phrase, “And the Oscar goes to…”  Movie Man Eric Houston is here to guide you through all the glitz and gla...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

March All Staff Meeting

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 26, 2021

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Restoration and Maintenance Update

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Restoration and maintenance work at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary expanding to weekend hours.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - February 2021

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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: February 22, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - February 2021

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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: February 19, 2021

New Stormwater Information Portal

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Blaine is home to many stormwater ponds. Laddie Lake and Sunrise Lake are not stormwater ponds, and are the only recreational waters in the city.

What is Stormwater?

Stormwater is water that originates from precipitation including rain and snow and ice melt...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Carbon Monoxide - A Silent Killer

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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, poisonous gas. Human senses cannot detect its presence.

CO is produced by anything that burns fuel inefficiently. Sources can include, but are not limited to gas dryers, furnaces, stoves, burners, w...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

February All Staff Meeting

February 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

Heroes and Helpers Looked a Little Different This Year

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Each year the Blaine Police Department partners with other public safety agencies to take local students on a shopping spree for holiday gifts. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the in person shopping event could not happen this year but there were still kids ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Heroes and Helpers Looked a Little Different This Year

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Each year the Blaine Police Department partners with other public safety agencies to take local students on a shopping spree for holiday gifts. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the in person shopping event could not happen this year but there were still kids ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Heroes and Helpers Looked a Little Different This Year

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Each year the Blaine Police Department partners with other public safety agencies to take local students on a shopping spree for holiday gifts. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the in person shopping event could not happen this year but there were still kids ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Garbage and Recycling Carts - Keep them Off the Street

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Garbage and recycling carts may not be placed in the street. This is especially important during the winter months to prevent the snow plows from hitting them and spilling garbage all over the snowbank where it will show up in your yard after the spring t...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Blaine COVID-19 Response Update

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Local Economy Boost

The Blaine City Council took action to use more than $1 million of federal CARES Act funding to provide grants to Blaine small businesses and nonprofits that have been impacted by the pandemic. These grants were awarded in fall 2020. If...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Council Drops 2021 Tax Rate by 1 Percent

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On December 21, 2020 the Blaine City Council approved the 2021 property tax levy and general fund budget. The approved levy was $200,000 less than the preliminary levy that was approved in September. This levy will drop the Blaine tax rate for 2021 by one...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

COVID Resident Survey Results

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From November 23 – December 13 the City of Blaine offered an online COVID-19 resident survey. The survey was promoted on social media, through the city website, and by local media. Over 1,100 Blaine residents participated in the survey. While the survey c...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Welcome to New Mayor and Councilmembers

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As a result of the November election three new Blaine residents have joined the Blaine City Council. Mayor Tim Sanders and Councilmembers Jason Smith and Chris Massoglia recently took the oath of office and started their terms on January 1, 2021. Sanders ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

CivicREADY - Blaine's Emergency Notification System

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The City of Blaine has an emergency notification system designed to get information out quickly during an emergency. You can choose to receive information by phone call, text message, or email. You can also pick to get the notifications by all three metho...

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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 7, 2021

Remain on Trails at Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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When visiting the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary please remain on the trails at all times.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

January All Staff Meeting

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 23, 2020

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Restoration and Maintenance: Winter Update

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Restoration Update

Winter restoration and maintenance work at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is underway.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Development Activity Map

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Want to know what development activity is occurring the community? The City of Blaine has an interactive development map available on the city website. The interactive map allows anyone to see what projects are currently under review, upcoming, under cons...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

December All Staff Meeting

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Introducing Blaine iMS

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The City of Blaine is using a new online permitting application system called Intuitive Municipal Solutions (iMS). The new system allows residents and contractors to submit applications and payments online, to view previously issued permits, and receive i...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

CARES Act Helps with COVID-19 Response

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The federal CARES Act provided funding to states, counties, and cities to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Blaine began operating the city’s emergency operations center in mid-March and incurred a number of costs related to the pandemic...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Councilmember Swanson Leaves Office

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While Mayor Ryan holds the distinction for the longest serving member on the Blaine City Council, Councilmember Dick Swanson holds the record for longest serving in the role of councilmember. Swanson will retire at the end of his term this year after firs...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Tom Ryan Retires as Mayor

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Mayor Tom Ryan was first sworn in on the Blaine City Council in 1987. He had served on the Blaine Planning Commission for a year and decided to run for the the city council. He won that election and has never lost an election since. He served 10 years as ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Tom Ryan Retires as Mayor

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Mayor Tom Ryan was first sworn in on the Blaine City Council in 1987. He had served on the Blaine Planning Commission for a year and decided to run for the the city council. He won that election and has never lost an election since. He served 10 years as ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

November All Staff Meeting

November 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

October All Staff Meeting

October 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

September All Staff Meeting

September 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: 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: July 10, 2020

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 10, 2020

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 10, 2020

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 7, 2020

Adopt a Park

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The Adopt a Park program is an opportunity for residents of all ages to become involved in improving the city parks and trail corridors. This is a partnership between you, neighbors, friends, and the city. Groups will work together to accomplish needed pa...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Adopt a Park

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The Adopt a Park program is an opportunity for residents of all ages to become involved in improving the city parks and trail corridors. This is a partnership between you, neighbors, friends, and the city. Groups will work together to accomplish needed pa...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

The Three Stooges: Comedy's Heavy Hitters

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Nyuk nyuk nyuk! Get ready to learn everything you never wanted to know (and more) about America’s favorite nit-wits, The Three Stooges! Learn how Moe’s friendship with vaudeville megastar Ted Healey led to the creation of the Stooges, ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 9 to 12

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 9 to 12. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Music Together Offers Virtual Classes

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Music Together Online is designed to teach the way young children learn through play. During each online music class, the teacher will lead music activities for the whole family to sing, play, and jam along to and show how to make everyday items like dish...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

The Marx Brothers: Groucho, Chico, Harpo, and Sometimes Zeppo

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Spend a night with the Marx Brothers, North Metro TV Studio Manager, and Anoka County Film Historian Eric Houston in this terrific, one hour class. You’ll find out how the boys got their famous nicknames, how Chico and Harpo learned the piano an...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 6 to 8

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 6 to 8. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - 5 and Under

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The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This first contest is for ages 5 and under. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished masterpiece to...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Mary Pickford: The World's First Movie Star

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Once the most famous and successful woman in the world, Mary Pickford was the original American super star.  We’ll take an in depth look at her career, from her early silent films to her Oscar winning sound debut!  You&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distance

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6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distances while at Parks and on Trails During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Overview and Contact Information

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

View the 2019 Night to Unite Flickr Photo Recap

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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: July 5, 2019

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 5, 2019

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 5, 2019

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: 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

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: 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 ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

View the 2017 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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This site requires Adobe Flash. If you do not have access to this program, please follow this link to View the 2017 WorldFest Flickr Site.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

View the 2017 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

2017 Flickr Recap

This site requires Adobe Flash. If you do not have access to this program, please follow this link to View the 2017 WorldFest Flickr Site.

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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

2016 World Fest Recap-News

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

View the 2016 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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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

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

Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

Heroes & Helpers 2016

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...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Record Attendance at WorldFest 2015

2015 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, 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

Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

Heroes & Helpers

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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Posted on: January 1, 2014

Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

2014 Heroes and Helpers

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 a...

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