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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Save Time on Election Day, Register to Vote Today

Election 2018

Is there a registration deadline?

Unlike many states, in Minnesota you can wait until Election Day to register to vote. However, to save you time we encourage you to register before Election Day either online at MNVotes.org or by completing a Voter Registr...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Clean Water Starts at Home

Green Lawn

Turf grass has a growth spurt in the fall to store up energy for winter. You can help your grass, save on your water bill, and prevent water pollution all at the same time:

  1. Mulch leaves and grass with your lawnmower to return nutrients to the soil and to h...
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Posted on: September 13, 2018

MnDOT Begins Study on Highway 65

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Story by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Absentee Voting

Election 2018

Blaine residents may vote in-person before Election Day at either Blaine City Hall or at Anoka County Elections Office. Absentee voting begins September 21 during regular office hours and City Hall will also be open on Saturday, November 3 from 10AM to 3P...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

City of Blaine Pavement Condition Index Project

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The City of Blaine is in the process of doing a comprehensive multi-year pavement condition rating of all City streets.  The data generated will allow the City to better plan and select the most effective pavement rehabilitation methods, identify...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Ceremony Held for 105th Avenue Opening

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Story by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Election Information and Results

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The Primary Election is today. Visit our Elections page for information and results.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Pesticides and Our Water Don't Mix

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Green lawns are a sign of summer, but they can come at a health cost. If you’re using synthetic pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, or fungicides) on your lawn, you may be polluting our waters!

This happens because any pesticide applied to your...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Primary Election Information

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The Primary Election will be held on August 14 and the General Election on November 6. In addition to Federal, State, County, Judicial and some School District offices, Blaine residents will be electing Councilmembers from Wards 1, 2 and 3.

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 28, 2018

TPC Construction Update

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To Residents of Deacon’s Walk and the Surrounding Areas,Coming on the heels of the announcement of the 3M Open coming to TPC Twin Cities in 2019, there have been questions about potential construction projects as a result of the event becoming an official...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Blaine Now the Largest City in Anoka County

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Blaine is now the largest City in Anoka County. The current population estimate for Blaine is 65,369, and continues to grow by approximately 1,300 residents per year. This growth is expected to continue for at least the next five years and will continue t...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Electronic Poll Book System Coming to Blaine

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Beginning with the August 14 Primary Election, Blaine voters will check in at their polling place using an electronic poll book system. Also known as e-poll books, this technology has been used in several Minnesota counties since 2016 and Anoka County is ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Absentee Voting is Now Open

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Any voter can vote before Election Day by completing an absentee ballot. In-person absentee voting will be held at Blaine City Hall and Anoka County Elections Office, or you can request an absentee ballot application at MNVotes.org or by contacting the An...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

2018 Election Information

Election 2018

The Primary Election will be held on August 14 and the General Election on November 6.  In addition to Federal, State, County, Judicial and some School District offices, Blaine residents will be electing Councilmembers from Wards 1, 2 and 3.

REGIS...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

You're wasting water on your lawn. Here's how to stop this summer.

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Story by Cody Nelson, MPR News - 05/16/2018

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Register to Vote

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You may register and vote in Minnesota if you:

  • will be at least 18 years old on election day
  • are a citizen of the United States
  • will have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding election day
  • maintain residence at the address given on the regist...
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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Peddlers and Solicitors

Peddliers and Solicitors

Throughout the year door-to-door peddling, soliciting and canvassing raises questions from Blaine residents. While most of these activities are regulated by the City they cannot be prohibited entirely. A canvasser, for example, may go door-to-door without...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Blaine is Named Tree City USA for the 24th Consecutive Year

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The City of Blaine has been awarded the title of Tree City USA for the 24th consecutive year. This recognition from the National Arbor Day Foundation is a reflection of our community’s commitment to Urban Forestry. The City Council, City Managem...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2017 Consumer Confidence Drinking Water Report

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By law, all community water systems are required to distribute their drinking water report to customers before July 1 of each year. This annual report, known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), includes results of water monitoring conducted on the Ci...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Peddlers and Solicitors

Peddliers and Solicitors

Throughout the year door-to-door peddling, soliciting and canvassing raises questions from Blaine residents. While most of these activities are regulated by the City they cannot be prohibited entirely. A canvasser, for example, may go door-to-door without...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Your City Staff: Jean Keely

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Anoka County Compost Sites Open for Extended Hours Beginning April 1

Anoka County Compost Sites

November 30, 2018, weather permitting. The sites are located in Bunker Hills Regional Park in Coon Rapids and Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park in Lino Lakes.

Leaves, Grass and Non-Woody Yard Waste

Yard waste includes debagged grass clippings, leaves,...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 28, 2018

You'll Need More Than a Leash to Walk Your Dog

Pickup After Your Dog

Under City ordinance pet owners are required to clean up after their dogs when taking them for a walk. Dog owners must carry a plastic bag or some other means of picking up after their dog whenever they are off their own property.This ordinance was enacte...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Removal of Unhealthy Trees in Austin Park

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For the past three years, the City has been removing boxelder trees in Austin Park for public safety reasons. Many of the trees are unhealthy with some rotting at the base. 

Our objective is to remove the unhealthy trees, and replace them with a v...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Dogs Must be Leashed When Out for a Walk

Dog on Leash

Please remember that all dogs must be on a leash and under control while off their owner’s property.

If you wish at have your dog run and play off leash, the City has an off leash dog park at Aquatore Park. For more information about our off-leash dog park...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Blaine PD News Release - BHS

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On February 22, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm the Blaine Police Department received several reports of a threat referencing “bhs” students on multiple social media sites. This threat does not reference Blaine High School.

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Introducing BlaineMN MobileConnect

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A new digital tool providing a mobile connection option to local resources and news when you're on the go.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

The Iceman Cometh—Sidewalk Salt Pollutes Our Lakes and Streams

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by Minnesota Water: Let's Keep it Clean

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Girl Scouts Receive Highest Honors

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At the October 19, 2017, City Council meeting, members of Troop #16590 addressed the Council regarding their Bronze Award project, the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve.

News: Blaine
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Moves Forward

Wetland Overview

Construction of the new boardwalk trail from East Lake Park to Lexington Ave. and preparations for the wetland restoration project both started in January 2017.

The land for these projects was first acquired by the city between late 1990’s and 2003. Some w...

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