CommunityConnect Update

June 27, 2019

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The Fourth of July holiday is almost here, which means an increase in police calls about the use of illegal fireworks. The only fireworks that are allowed are those sold at licensed retailers in Minnesota. In other words, fireworks sold in Wisconsin are most likely illegal in Minnesota. 

Officers receive many calls about people using illegal fireworks. This call takes away from true emergencies and calls for service. In addition, pets and some former military members can be sensitive to the loud noise produced by some illegal fireworks. Be a good neighbor by refraining from illegal firework use.

Blaine Festival

The Blaine Festival takes place this weekend at Aquatore Park. This year the festival is celebrating its 50th year.

Blaine Festival Information

3M Open PGA Tour Golf Tournament

Monday is the start of the 3M Open PGA Tour golf tournament. The tournament will have an impact on surrounding neighborhoods and there is lots of good information on the city website about this major event.

3M Open Information

Night to Unite - Tuesday, August 6

Night to Unite occurs on the first Tuesday in August each year. It is an opportunity to get to know neighbors and receive a visit from a public safety official. Registration is free and now open.

Night to Unite Information
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