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Posted on: April 11, 2019

City of Blaine Launches City Manager Search

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The Blaine City Council has contracted with Strategic Government Resources, an executive search firm, to lead the search for the next Blaine City Manager. The city manager is the chief administrative officer for the city and is appointed by the city counc...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Important Information Regarding Assessment and Classification of Property

Special Board of Review Rescheduled - Thursday, April 25, 7PM

Postponed Due to Inclement Weather. Rescheduled to Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7PM

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Important Information Regarding Assessment and Classification of Property

Postponed Due to Inclement Weather. Rescheduled to Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7PM

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Blaine Market Newsletter - April 13

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Season 3, Issue 6

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Development Spotlight - Cedar Point Apartments

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Several new development projects will start in Blaine in 2019. As the construction season heats up it is time to take a look at a few of the projects that will begin this year.

The Cedar Point Apartments project will bring major changes to the 117th Avenue...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Development Spotlight - Cedar Point Apartments

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Several new development projects will start in Blaine in 2019. As the construction season heats up it is time to take a look at a few of the projects that will begin this year.

The Cedar Point Apartments project will bring major changes to the 117th Avenue...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Community Connect Update 4-5-19

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Community Connect Update 4-5-19

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

2019 Winter Impressions of Blaine Winners

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

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

City Prepares for Large Street Reconstruction Schedule

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The City of Blaine is preparing a large slate of road construction projects to be completed over the next two years. The city has identified a number of high priority roads that are in need of full or partial reconstruction. In February, the city held ope...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - March/April 2019

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - March/April 2019

BizConnect Online

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Community Connect Update 3-26-19

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Community Connect Update 3-26-19

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Council Meetings Move to Monday Evenings

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Beginning in April, Blaine City Council meetings will move to Monday evenings. After discussions earlier this year the city council concluded that Monday evening meetings would be better for both the city council and the public. Beginning Monday, April 1,...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Centennial Greens Park Iron-Enhanced Sand Filter (IESF)

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Phosphorus is the chemical that supports rapid algal growth and it is a challenging task to find ways to remove dissolved phosphorus from bodies of water. A new and promising management practice to control phosphorus is using an iron enhanced sand filter ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Community Connect Update 3-15-19

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Community Connect Update 3-15-19

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day

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Celebrate Earth Day by gathering with your neighbors and cleaning up your neighborhood park. The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for residents to organize an Earth Day clean-up event at any of our 65 parks. You select the date, time and park, a...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day

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Celebrate Earth Day by gathering with your neighbors and cleaning up your neighborhood park. The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for residents to organize an Earth Day clean-up event at any of our 65 parks. You select the date, time and park, a...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Public Protection Rating Improves for City of Blaine

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The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department (SBMFD) is pleased to announce that the Insurance Services Office (ISO), Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating, has improved for the City of Blaine.

ISO’s Public Protection Classification prog...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Blaine Activity/Senior Center Project

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In early February the city advertised for bids for the construction of a 15,000 square foot senior/activity center to replace the existing, approximately 5,000 square foot, Mary Ann Young Senior Center. The current building was built in 1982 and the commu...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Blaine Activity/Senior Center Project

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In early February the city advertised for bids for the construction of a 15,000 square foot senior/activity center to replace the existing, approximately 5,000 square foot, Mary Ann Young Senior Center. The current building was built in 1982 and the commu...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

OpenBlaine - Transparent Community Data

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On March 1 the City of Blaine launched a new government transparency portal called OpenBlaine. In an effort to put more data at the fingertips of Blaine residents, city staff has worked with vendor OpenGov to create this new way to understand how the city...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

MnDOT Begins Major I-35W Project

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Starting in 2019, MnDOT will undertake an ambitious three-year project on I-35W from Roseville through Blaine.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Meet Your City Staff: Cathy Sorensen, City Clerk

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Blaine City Clerk Cathy Sorensen has a passion for helping people. She sees her department as information central and tries to know how to get residents the answer to whatever question they might ask. Video by North Metro TV.

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Community Connect Update 2-15-19

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Community Connect Update 2-15-19

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 2-8

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 2-8

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Blaine Market Newsletter - February 9

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Season 3, Issue 4

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - February 2019

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - February 2019

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 2-1

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 2-1

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Blaine RecConnect - February 2019

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Register for winter programs!

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Blaine RecConnect - February 2019

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Register for winter programs!

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Meet Your City Staff: Cory Richter, GIS Coordinator

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Blaine’s Camera Registration Program

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How does it work?

The Blaine Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners who have video surveillance on the exterior of their homes or business. You might have a multi-camera system or a simple doorbell camera at your front door. ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Blaine’s Camera Registration Program

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How does it work?

The Blaine Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners who have video surveillance on the exterior of their homes or business. You might have a multi-camera system or a simple doorbell camera at your front door. ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Blaine’s Camera Registration Program

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How does it work?

The Blaine Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners who have video surveillance on the exterior of their homes or business. You might have a multi-camera system or a simple doorbell camera at your front door. ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Blaine’s Camera Registration Program

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How does it work?

The Blaine Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners who have video surveillance on the exterior of their homes or business. You might have a multi-camera system or a simple doorbell camera at your front door. ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 1-24

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019 1-24

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Blaine Police Department Introduces CommunityConnect a Crime Prevention Partnership

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The Blaine Police Department is excited to introduce CommunityConnect a new program focused on crime prevention and community building. 

The CommunityConnect program gives residents of Blaine a way to join with their neighbors to make our communit...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Blaine Police Department Introduces CommunityConnect a Crime Prevention Partnership

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The Blaine Police Department is excited to introduce CommunityConnect a new program focused on crime prevention and community building. 

The CommunityConnect program gives residents of Blaine a way to join with their neighbors to make our communit...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Announcing the City of Blaine Arbor Day Tree Sale

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The City of Blaine needs your help to find caring homes for these vegetative vagabonds. Plant carefully, water occasionally, and groom (trim) once in a while and you will get a great addition to your home.

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Posted on: January 20, 2019

Public Works Needs Your Help

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Trash carts and basketball hoops are common things to see in the street at various times. However, placing these things on the curb or pavement is actually against the city’s right of way management ordinance because they significantly impact bo...

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

Stormwater Pond Safety

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Stormwater ponds are potentially dangerous with unknown ice conditions for recreational activities like ice skating and hockey. Please help us keep your family safe this winter by explaining to your children that is extremely important to keep off this ic...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - January 2019

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - January 2019

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Scammers Demand Gift Cards

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Did you know they are a scammer’s favorite way to steal money?
Story from Consumer Alerts (Federal Trade Commission)

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

The Story Behind All the Ponds

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Recently, city staff presented to the 8th grade honors Spanish science class at Westwood Middle School. During the presentation, the students took a water trivia quiz and were stumped to find out that there is only one natural lake in the City of Blaine, ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019-1-11

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019-1-11

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Blaine Market Newsletter - January 12

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Season 3, Issue 3

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

2018 a Success at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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In 2018, the city’s newest open space, the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary at 11980 Lexington Avenue, was home to many successful programs in its first full calendar year of operation. With the help of Growing Green Hearts and Wargo Nature Center, the city held ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

2018 a Success at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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In 2018, the city’s newest open space, the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary at 11980 Lexington Avenue, was home to many successful programs in its first full calendar year of operation. With the help of Growing Green Hearts and Wargo Nature Center, the ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

City Manager, Clark Arneson Announces Retirement

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Long time Blaine City Manager Clark Arneson has announced his intent to retire as Blaine’s City Manager on July 31, 2019, giving the City Council seven months to hire a new City Manager. The City Council initiated the search process for a new city manager...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

City Council Adopts 2019 General Fund Budget and Tax Levy

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At their December 20 meeting, the Blaine City Council approved the city’s 2019 tax levy and general fund budget. The levy consists of:

  • $23,869,100 for general operations
  • $500,000 for the city’s pavement management program (PMP)
  • $3,925,000 for debt service
  • $30...
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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019-1-4

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Community Connect Update 2019-1-4

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 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 4, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 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 4, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 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 4, 2019

Meet Councilmember Jess Robertson, Ward 2

Councilmember Jess Robertson, Ward 2

Jess Robertson is a 20 year resident of Blaine and is married with three children. In addition to running a family business in the north metro, she is very active in the business community. Over the last decade, she has been involved in the Metro North Ch...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Meet Councilmember Richard Paul, Ward 3

Councilmember Richard Paul, Ward 3

Richard Paul immigrated to the United States in 1995. Richard fled from his war-torn home country of South Sudan to Kenya before immigrating to the United States. 

Richard came to Minnesota and eventually settled with his wife and six children in ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Blaine Central Veterinary Clinic Grand Opening

Blaine Central Veterinary Clinic Grand Opening

The clinic recently moved to their new location at 2181 108th Lane. The larger location allows for the business to continue to grow and provide quality service to their customers. Blaine Central Veterinary Clinic was established in Blaine in 2006.

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Harbor Freight Groundbreaking

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Harbor Freight recently started construction on their new store at 117th Avenue and Ulysses Street. The discount tool and equipment retail store will be over 16,000 square feet. Construction is anticipated to be completed by next spring. Harbor Freight ha...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

2040 Comprehensive Plan Update

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On November 15 the City Council approved the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The 2040 Comprehensive Plan provides an opportunity to establish a vision for how the community will grow and develop over the coming decades and is intended to be reflective of the des...

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites Groundbreaking

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Development of a new hotel in Blaine started earlier this fall. The new Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites is located at 106th Avenue and Davenport Street near Brick’s Kitchen & Pub. The 82 room hotel will also include an indoor pool, fitness center an...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Panera Bread Grand Opening

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Panera Bread recently opened their second restaurant in Blaine in the Victory Village shopping area near 109th Avenue and Davenport Street. This building completes the Victory Village development which also includes Target, Raising Canes and other retail/...

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Posted on: December 22, 2018

City Council Approves Wagamon Ranch Third Addition

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On November 15 the Blaine City Council approved the final plat for Wagamon Ranch Third Addition which includes 44 single family lots. This is the final phase of the Wagamon Ranch housing development located near the northern city limits of Blaine on 132nd...

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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 Department...

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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 21, 2018

Kwik Trip Grand Opening

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Kwik Trip recently celebrated the grand opening of their third store in Blaine. The 7,200 square foot building, located at the corner of 105th Avenue and Radisson Road includes gas, a convenience store and a car wash. A fourth Kwik Trip is under construct...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

View the 2018 Heroes & Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

Heroes and Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

2018 Heroes & Helpers in pictures. Professional photos by Alicia Marie Photography and Memories and More Photo Booth

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Community Connect Update 2018-12-19

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Community Connect Update 2018-12-19

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Mortenson Development Began Construction of the New Global Headquarters for Crown Iron Works

Crown Iron Works Site Rendering

In October, Mortenson Development began construction of the new global headquarters for Crown Iron Works. Located at 9879 Naples Street, the new 67,740 square foot building will include office and warehouse space, and a 5,000 square foot extraction plant....

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Heroes and Helpers event at Target

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Blaine is a Purple Heart City

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On Dec. 6, 2018 the Blaine City Council declared Blaine a Purple Heart City.

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Community Connect Update 2018-12-7

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Blaine BizConnect - December 2018

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Monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development in the City.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Roundabout Basics

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Blaine and the Twin Cities Metro area have seen an increase in the number of intersections that are being redesigned as roundabouts. When used properly, roundabouts are safer and move more traffic than traditional intersections.

Here are some simple rules ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Community Connect Update - 2018-11-30

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Blaine Business Alert - 11-30

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Prepared by the Blaine Police, Community Outreach Department

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Community Connect Update - 2018-11-21

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Blaine BizConnect - November 2018

BizConnect Online

New monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development in the City.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Blaine RecConnect - November 2018

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Register for fall programs!

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

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Congratulations to Carly Ahlers with her Fall 2017 entry, Biking on the Boardwalk.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-10-28

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Press Release - Crown Iron Works Brings Global Headquarters to Blaine, MN

Crown Iron Works is constructing a 70,000 square foot office and research and development facility in Blaine, MN.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Summer Photo Contest

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

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing for 3.2 Off Sale & Tobacco - Kwik Trip 10510 Radisson Road NE

Public Hearing 3.2 Off Sale & Tobacco - Kwik Trip 10510 Radisson Road NE

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

The IPAWS National Test

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The National EAS and WEA test will be held on the backup date of October 3, 2018, beginning at 2:18 PM EDT (1:18 PM CDT).

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Blaine Block Party

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - October

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Register for fall programs!

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Blaine Parks and Trails System Master Plan

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The City of Blaine is working on a “Visioning Plan” for the future of its park and trail system.  The Park System Master Plan will be the first of its kind for the City of Blaine and will be used to help guide future improveme...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 40

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Blaine's Growing Trail System

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Story and Video by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Blaine's Trail System

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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 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: 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

2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest Winners (Cat/Dog)

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: August 3, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing for On-Sale Wine & 3.2 Malt Liquor On-Sale Licenses - The Fun Lab

Public Hearing for On-Sale Wine & 3.2 Malt Liquor On-Sale Licenses - The Fun Lab

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Congratulations to the 125 Youth Athletes Completing the Blaine Kids Triathlon

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Congratulations to the 125 young athletes that completed Blaine’s fifth annual Kids Triathlon. These amazing young people swam 100 yards, biked 2.3 miles, and ran 1 mile on Saturday, July 28. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, sponsors, staff, and vo...

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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 Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 39

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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: July 6, 2018

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 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: June 27, 2018

Blaine Sees Busy Construction Season

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Economic Development Coordinator Erik Thorvig recaps Blaine's busy construction season. View the video to learn about all the exciting development and redevelopment happening in Blaine. Thank you to our partners at North Metro TV for the video production....

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

PGA Tour Event Coming to Blaine in 2019

3M Championship at Tournament Players Club, Blaine MN

Beginning in 2019, the 3M Championship Senior PGA tour event will become the 3M Open, a Fed-Ex Cup PGA event. The event will be held at the TPC of the Twin Cities golf course here in Blaine. The course will undergo some redesign and reconstruction in orde...

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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 25, 2018

Blaine Beat

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Blaine Wetland Restoration to Continue

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Story and Video by North Metro TV

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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: 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

Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine winter photo contest! 

Each winner receives a $25 gift card.

City Landmarks - Cindi Olson

Pets - Cindi Olson

Wildlife and Nature - Tied

Sandy Lynn

Connie Kline

Thank you to all who entered and voted. We e...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2017 Fall Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine fall photo contest! 

Each winner receives a $25 gift card.

People and Families - Carly Ahlers

City Landmarks - Cindi Olson

Community Events and Activities - Claudia Sinclair

Pets - Sierra Giese

Wildlife ...

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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: December 5, 2017

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

View the Coffee with a Cop Flickr Photo Recap

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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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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

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...

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

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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

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: January 1, 2015

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Posted on: January 1, 2015

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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

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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Posted on: January 1, 2014

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