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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 14, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-08-13

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Can you believe it's back to school time already?

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Can you believe it's back to school time already? Take a minute to read these 5 safety tips for drivers!

Neighbors,  Where did the summer go? With children heading back to school, we at the Blaine Police Department wanted to share these safety rem...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

You're Invited to the 105th Avenue Reconstruction Ribbon Cutting

105th Avenue Ground Breaking

The City of Blaine is proud to announce the completion of the 105th Avenue
Reconstruction Project.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

New Playground Equipment for London Park

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The new playground equipment for London Park will be installed soon.

The old equipment is tentatively scheduled for removal Labor Day week. Grading will be done the week of September 10. The new playground installation will begin the week of September 17.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Twin Cities Orthopedics

Twin City Orthopedics

Twin Cities Orthopedics celebrated the opening of their new clinic in June. Located at 11225 Ulysses Street, the new 48,000 square foot clinic will provide a local choice for clinical services, surgery, orthopedic urgent care, physical therapy, and hand t...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

The Blaine Arts Council Announces Winners of the Annual World of Plants Art Exhibit

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The Blaine Arts Council Announces Winners of the Annual World of Plants Art Exhibit

Please join the Arts Council in a reception honoring the winners of the World of Plants Art Exhibit on Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 pm at Blaine City Hall. 

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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: 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: August 1, 2018

AutoZone / Xperience Fitness

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Former K-Mart Building near Northtown

The owner of the former K-Mart building, near Northtown, is proposing to remodel the interior and exterior of the building and make extensive site improvements to allow forAuto Zone and Xperience Fitness to occupy a ma...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest Starts Today August 1

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Photo Contest

Show us your best shot! From people, pets, and places to celebrations and locations, you are invited to show us your impression of Blaine!

Impressions of Blaine Photo Contest is held quarterly, capturing the best that Blaine has to offer each ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Farmers Market August 1

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

•FREE yoga at the Market from 5:30-6:30•Park Master Plan Information•Jam Hops Dance Connection at 6:30

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 from 3-7 pm at Blaine...

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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 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.

Register to Vot...

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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 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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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Tumble Fresh

Tumble Fresh

105th Avenue and University Avenue

The City of Blaine Economic Development Authority sold the property at 105th Avenue and University Avenue to a developer who will construct a Tumble Fresh Laundry.

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Farmers Market July 25

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • Anoka County Master Gardener
  • QC Dance Recital at Town Square Park at 6 pm
  • Sign up for our Frequent Shopper Program!

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 from 3-7 pm at Blaine City Hall. &...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-07-23

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Family Fun Night Sets a New Record

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A record 1,250 kids enjoyed various activities including 20 inflatables, 15 kiddie carnival games, police car and fire trunk displays, and 6 food trucks.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Family Fun Night Sets a New Record

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A record 1,250 kids enjoyed various activities including 20 inflatables, 15 kiddie carnival games, police car and fire trunk displays, and 6 food trucks.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Family Fun Night Sets a New Record

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A record 1,250 kids enjoyed various activities including 20 inflatables, 15 kiddie carnival games, police car and fire trunk displays, and 6 food trucks.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

22nd Annual Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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Two Day Camp Focuses on Reducing the Number of Accidental Injuries and Deaths Among Children

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives after the 22nd Annual Blaine Safety Camp.

On ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing Before the Blaine City Council, Vacation No. V18-06

Vacation of Utility Easement for the Northern 5.00 feet of the Southern 10.00 feet of Lot 19, Block 4, and the Western 5.00 feet of the Eastern 10.00 feet of Rice Creek Park Addition.

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

2018 Citizens Academy Registration Now Open

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Attention Blaine residents and those who work in Blaine. If you are interested in learning more about safety services, registration for the 2018 Blaine Citizens Academy is now open!

The eight-week course, hosted by the City of Blaine Safety Services Divisi...

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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 17, 2018

Farmers Market July 18

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • It's Customer Appreciation Day!  Stop by the Market Manager's booth to get your free gift!
  • The Resistors perform at 6:30 pm
  • New vendor:  Pressed Hot Yoga and Juice 

The Blaine Market is held e...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Kwik Trip has Three New Stores Planned in Blaine

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105th Avenue and Radisson Road

Kwik Trip has three new stores planned in Blaine. They are located at 105th Avenue and Radisson Road, 122nd Avenue and Lexington Avenue, and 117th Avenue and Ulysses Street. The first two are planned to begin in 2018.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Summer Fire Safety Grilling Tips

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Although we have had plenty of warm days to pull out the grill already, now is a good time to make sure it is ready for the days ahead.

Here are some important safety tips to remember when using the grill:

  • Only use a grill outside and be sure it’s...
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Posted on: July 12, 2018

PGA Tour Event Coming to Blaine in 2019

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Beginning in 2019, the 3M PGA Champions 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 order to accom...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Legends of Blaine

Legends of Blaine

10840 Lexington Avenue

Dominium will be breaking ground this summer on the Legends of Blaine. This 192-unit, independent senior (50+) apartment complex will provide a mix of one, two, and three bedroom units. The building will include amenities like a comm...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

In Memory of Officer Steve Nanney

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On June 15, the Blaine Community lost two of its finest members. Officer Steve Nanney and his wife Susie were killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash with another vehicle. OfficerNanney had been a dedicated servant to our Community for over ten years. Many...

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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: 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: July 3, 2018

The Imagine Center

The Imagine Center

Blaine Town Square near City Hall

Located in the Blaine Town Square near City Hall, the Imagine Center is a 16,500-square foot office building. Developed by the owner of Imagine Smiles Dentistry, the building will be the new home for Imagine Smiles along w...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

There is no Farmers Market July 4.

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There is no Farmers Market July 4.  Enjoy your holiday and we'll see you on July 11!

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - July

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in July.

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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 27, 2018

Marriott-Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel

Marriott-Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel

Located at 10611 Baltimore Street
Located at 10611 Baltimore Street, this 5-story, 80-room hotel is anticipated to begin this year.

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Farmers Market June 27

Farmers Market Newsletter

What's Special at the Market this Week?

  • Visit with a Master Gardener
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention
  • Vinnie Rose performs at 6:30 pm
  • SnappyDog Pineapple Salsa - $5 per jar 

The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 (except Jul...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Open to Business

Open To Business

Is buying property the right move for your business?

Our free, confidential advisors can assist you in evaluating a purchase price, comparing ownership vs. leasing costs, and connecting you to financing resources. Open to Business can also often provide ga...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-06-21

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Panera Bread

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Located in Victory Village off of 109th Avenue
Panera Bread will be constructing a new restaurant near Target in Victory Village off of 109th Avenue. Construction will begin this summer.

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

It's Kids Day at the Market!

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It's Kids Day at the Market!

  • Free gift for all kids!  Just stop by the Market Manager booth
  • The Teddy Bear Band at 6:30
  • Kid-friendly concessions
  • Kid-friendly vendors including fresh fruits and vegetables, cake pops, cookies, ice cream & more!
  • Sky ...
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Posted on: June 18, 2018

2018 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.

REGIS...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

PGA Tour Event Coming to Blaine in 2019

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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 18, 2018

Two Elementary Schools and Expansions at Blaine High School

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With growth in Blaine comes the need for school districts to address facility needs. Blaine is divided into three school districts; Anoka-Hennepin, Spring Lake Park Schools, and Centennial. In 2017, Spring Lake Park Schools broke ground on Centerview Elem...

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Posted on: June 16, 2018

Remembering Officer Steve Nanney

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of one of our finest.Last night, Officer Steve Nanney and his wife Susie were killed in an off duty motorcycle crash with another vehicle. Officer Nanney was a dedicated servant to our Community for ov...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

The Blaine Medical Building

The Blaine Medical Building

Located at 11091 Ulysses StreetDeveloped by MSP Commercial, located at 11091 Ulysses Street, the Blaine Medical Building is a 34,000-square foot medical office building designed for specialty medicalservices.

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Farmers Market June 13

Farmers Market Newsletter

Join us for the second week of the Farmers Market!  Chat with the Chiefs, the Blaine Festival, and the North Suburban Concert Band join us!  Come and meet our new vendors and reconnect with your favorites from last year!  The Bl...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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The City of Blaine has partnered with Growing Green Hearts and Wargo Nature Center to bring you a variety of programs for families of all ages to discover and appreciate this valued Blaine resource. All programs are held at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary at...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

TEXT-TO-911 ... Call if you can, text if you can't.

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Those with mobile phones and texting capability can now text to 911 if needed. Texting to 911 has its limitations and should only be used in situations where a voice call is dangerous or impractical. Some limitations have to do with determining the phone ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Blaine Businesses Celebrate Grand Openings

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Over the last six months several new Blaine businesses have celebrated grand openings. Highlighting the list are three businesses that finished construction of new facilities contributing to the growth of Blaine.

Twin Cities Orthopedics

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-06-01

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Does Your Business Want to Sponsor an Event?

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Blaine Parks has many opportunities for your business to help make our community events a success. We have options including logo listing in brochures, city newsletters, and other promotional material related to your chosen event. Other sponsorship perks ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Tips for enjoying a crime-free summer!

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Summer means a break from school and a chance to take a vacation - unfortunately, summer also provides opportunities for criminal activity in your neighborhoods. You can decrease the chance of becoming a victim this summer by following these tips:

  • Install ...
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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: June 7, 2018

Park Amenities Officially Open for the Summer

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Story by North Metro TV

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Lexington Meadows

Lexington Meadows Concept

Located at 109th Avenue and Lexington AvenueDeveloped by Wellington Management, this project at the southwest corner of 109th Avenue and Lexington Avenue will start this summer. The 32-acre project will includea 192-unit senior apartment building developm...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Lakeside Commons Park and Beach

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Lakeside Commons Park and Beach is open June 1 thru September 3 and is now accepting credit cards.

Amenities include canoe and kayak rental, splash pad, volleyball court, concessions, and fishing dock.  FREE parking for Blaine residents.

For more i...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Blaine Outdoor Farmers Market

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Video by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Blaine Market Opening Day!

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The opening day of the Blaine Summer Market is Wednesday, June 6 at 3 pm.  Come and meet our new vendors and reconnect with your favorites from last year!  The Blaine Market is held every Wednesday from June 6 - August 29 (except July 4)...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Blaine Anticipating Another Strong Development Year

2018 Development Map

Developers are gearing up for projects in what is anticipated to be another big year of development in Blaine. All sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial and public are going to be busy.

We anticipate Blaine will see over 300 new single fam...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-06-01

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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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 31, 2018

Can YOU SEE your house numbers on your mailbox and/or house?

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When you have lived at the same address for a number of years, you rarely pay any attention to your house numbers (address).For Police Officers, EMS, and Fire that may be responding to your house in the event of an emergency, your house numbers are what t...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 38

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Looking for something to do over the holiday weekend?

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Looking for something to do over the holiday weekend?

Explore nature and Blaine's open spaces!

The City of Blaine has over 650 acres of open space in 7 locations.We challenge you to explore these natural areas and discover the unique features of each one. W...

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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 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 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 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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Door-to-Door Peddlers and Solicitors News: Blaine
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Blaine Rec Connect - May

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in May.

Additional Info... News: BlaineParks
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 9, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-05-09

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to 4 types of habitats and preserves over 500 acres of open space for environmental quality and the public’s enjoyment. It has 1.75 miles of trails – parts are boardwalk, paved, and gravel.   You will find ric...

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to 4 types of habitats and preserves over 500 acres of open space for environmental quality and the public’s enjoyment. It has 1.75 miles of trails – parts are boardwalk, paved, and gravel.   You will find ric...

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Blaine Wetland Sanctuary News: BlaineParks
Posted on: May 4, 2018

SBM Management Staff to Run the Anoka County Fire Academy

Pictured L to R: SBM Chief Charlie Smith, Asst. SBM Chief Operations Don Retka, and SBM Chief in Tra

Spring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds View Fire Department (SBM) Chief Charlie Smith has been named the Director of the Anoka County Fire Academy. As Director, Chief Smith oversees the operation and administration of the academy.

SBM Assistant Chief of Operatio...

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SBM Fire Department News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Seniors Come Together for Safety

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Did you know this about wetlands?

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Wetlands are thelink between land and water, where the flow of water, the cycling of nutrients and the energy of the sun meet to produce highly productive ecosystems. Wetlands may not be wet year-round. In fact, some of the most important wetlands are sea...

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Blaine Wetland Sanctuary News: BlaineParks
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Blaine Police Department News

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Blaine K9s had a very busy 2017! The K9 unit consists of Officer Mark Allen and K9 Remy and Officer Reggy Larson and K9 Rex. Check out their impressive stats:

  • 217 deployments
  • 36 arrests
  • 16 school sniffs
  • 15 demonstrations
  • 47% find rate on tracks (U.S. average i...
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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Police Concerned for Pedestrian Safety

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Your City Staff: Shari Kunza

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

May is American Wetlands Month

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Why is May American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 by the EPA and its federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector partners to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the Nation's ecological, economic, 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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2017 Drinking Water Report News: Blaine
Posted on: April 30, 2018

What We Can and Cannot See on Nextdoor

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We wanted to take a minute to remind you that as a public agency, we can see your replies to our posts, as well as private messages that you send to us. We cannot see conversations you and your neighbors are having on your Nextdoor sites.  

While ...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: April 25, 2018

World Fest Preview

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Video by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

News Release - Pedestrian Fatal Accident in Blaine

On April 24, 2018 at 8:42pm, emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of University Ave and 85th Ave NE in the city of Blaine on a report of a Car vs. Pedestrian personal injury accident.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

How to Balance Safety and Fun at the Playground

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Story by Safe Kids Worldwide

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Explore with us at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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Blaine Parks and Recreation has several classes where participants can get an up close and personal introduction to the habitat and ecosystem of the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary.

Insect Hunt

Join a naturalist from Wargo Nature Center on an insect hunt at the Bl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Teen Art Show Winners Recognized

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The winners of the 2018 Blaine Arts Council Teen Art Show were recognized at a reception on April 17.  Ten young artists were selected as award recipients out of 36 entries.  The exhibit is on display through April 30 at Blaine City Hall...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 11

Farmers Market Newsletter

Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on April 21!

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Blaine Business Alert

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Prepared by the Blaine Police, Crime Prevention Department

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

K9 Teams Compete in USPCA Narcotics Trial

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Our 2 police K9 Teams (L to R Officer Larson and Rex, Officer Allen and Remy) recently competed in the Region 12 USPCA Narcotics Trial.They took 3rd place as a department team and Officer Allen and Remy won 3rd place out of 106 dogs for room search.

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 37

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

DNR Crews See Productive Winter of Prairie Habitat Restoration

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With the buzzing of chain saws and constant drone of heavy machines, the landscape on the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area in west-central Minnesota is changing. Contractors are busy removing trees from the prairie as part of a wildlife habitat rest...

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News: Blaine Wetland Sanctuary
Posted on: April 14, 2018

BlainePD Explorer Post

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Did you know that Blaine PD has an incredible Explorer Post?Explorers are youth ages 14-20 years old who are interested in learning about law enforcement. Explorers participate in weekly trainings in September through April, in which they respond to mock ...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-04-12

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-04-09

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: April 7, 2018

Blaine to Create Parks, Trails Plan

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Story by Eric Hagen, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

April Rec Connect Newsletter

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Here's what's happening in Blaine in April.

Additional Info... News: BlaineParks
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-04-05

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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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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Impressions of Blaine Website News: Impressions of Blaine
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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Additional Information News: Blaine
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Meet Officer Greg Rowe

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Meet Officer Greg Rowe! Officer Rowe has been a police officer for the City of Blaine for over 14 years. Prior to his law enforcement career he served in the Army and National Guard as a tank crewman.

Officer Rowe was instrumental in starting the first Pol...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 10

Farmers Market Newsletter

Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on April 7!

Read More News: Farmers Market
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

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Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Read More News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Your City Staff: Jean Keely

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

View Video News: Blaine
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 29, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-03-29

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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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 23, 2018

Spring Crime Prevention Tips

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As temperatures increase over the next several weeks, the Blaine Police Department would like to remind you to take the following precautions as you enjoy the spring season:

  • Always keep your home's doors and windows locked when you go to bed or leave your ...
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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Dairy Queen is the Winner

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The Blaine Police Department asked area businesses to help us promote safe driving behavior through creative public safety messaging. Our first sign contest encouraged arranging a sober ride home for St. Patrick's Day. 

Top entries were posted on ...

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Contest Details News: BlaineSafetyServices
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: March 19, 2018

Ditch Obstructions

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Do you notice backed-up water, especially after rains or snowmelt? We need your "eyes" to help monitor the public drainage ditches.

Look for blockages of water flow or blocked culverts. It may simply be the result of an obstruction such as trash ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Blaine Mayor's Minutes - Spring 2018

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Blaine Business Alert

Scam Alerts

Prepared by the Blaine Police, Crime Prevention Department

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Do you own a small business or looking to start a business?

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Learn more about the Open to Business program to help your business make the next step or get it off the ground!

Learn More News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 36

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-03-09

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Read More News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue

Farmers Market Newsletter

Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on March 10!

Read More News: Farmers Market
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Blaine Community Gardens

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The Blaine Community Garden is located adjacent to Blaine City Hall’s south parking lot and consists of 48 plots. Plots are approximately 15 foot by 20 foot; half-plots are 15 footby 10 foot.

Additional information and registration forms are available at B...

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News: BlaineParks
Posted on: March 6, 2018

SCAM ALERT: IRS Phone Calls

Scam Alerts

The Blaine Police Department has taken several calls reporting an IRS scam where the caller from the 415 area code will leave a voicemail requesting a call back.

PLEASE REMEMBER: The IRS will NEVER contact you by phone attempting to collect owed taxes or m...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Blaine's First Ever Fix-It Clinic

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The City of Blaine held its first ever Fix-It Clinic on Saturday, March 3. Residents brought in broken items such as lamps, coffee pots, clothing, heaters, mixers, and computers to see if volunteer fixers could repair them. Over half of the items brought ...

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News: Farmers Market
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Blaine Police Officer Makes Sure Vulnerable Adults are Safe

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Story and Photo by Eric Hagen, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Rep. West Helps Secure Highway 65 Study

A legislative proposal that would address traffic and safety concerns along Highway 65 in Blaine has overcome a major roadblock.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

The Tail of the Possum

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Rookie CSO Jennah Justen helped save this possum! Jennah and fellow CSO Sam Klimisch responded to the 200 block of 92nd Ave on report of a possum trapped between two fence posts. When the ladies arrived they found that the little guy couldn't breathe or m...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Earth Day Neighborhood Park Clean-Up

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Neighborhood Park Clean-Up! Celebrate Earth Day by gathering with your neighbors and cleaning up your neighborhood park! Select a date anytime between April 15 and May 15. You select the date, time, and park and we provide the supplies! 

To get st...

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News: Earth Day
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Jean Keely Named City Engineer of the Year

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Jean Keely has been named 2017 Municipal City Engineer of the Year by the City Engineers Association of Minnesota (CEAM). The CEAM is a professional association for engineers that strives to work cooperatively and efficiently to help further the municipal...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Meet Our Maintenance/Custodial Staff

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These are the guys you will see outside shoveling our sidewalks at 7:00 am before City Hall staff arrive for work. These are the guys that do an amazing job maintaining the grounds around the city hall. These are the guys who can tackle just about any pro...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Blaine Police Department Announces a Traffic Safety Message Contest

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The Blaine Police Department (BlainePD) is looking for local businesses willing to partner with us to promote safe driving behavior through creative public safety messaging over the next year.

Read More News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-02-23

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Blaine PD News Release - BHS

BlainePD News Release

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: February 22, 2018

Blaine PD News Release - BHS

BlainePD News Release

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: February 22, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 7

Farmers Market Newsletter

Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on February 24!

Read More News: Farmers Market
Posted on: February 20, 2018

State Patrol Recognizes Heroic Act by Officer Barry Koch

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Officer Barry Koch received the Lifesaving Award from the Minnesota State Patrol at their annual awards ceremony in February. He and State Trooper Alex Arnsdorf saved an individual from jumping off Airport Road over Highway 10. Trooper Arnsdorf was able t...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 17, 2018

Blaine Offers Smartphone App

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Story by Eric Hagen, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

More Officers, More Arrests at Northtown Mall

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An increased Blaine police presence at Northtown Mall and a tougher stance on shoplifting in the last year-and-a-half have resulted in more arrests.

Read More News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-02-15

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Learn More About Blaine Safety Services

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about your local police department, fire department or City community standards division? Drive a fire truck or police car? Extinguish a live fire? Play the role of an officer on a traffic stop? 

If this sounds l...

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Citizens Academy Website News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 35

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-02-09

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Read More News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Blaine Winter Market Newsletter: Season 2; Issue 6

Farmers Market Newsletter

Meet our vendors of the week and find out which vendors will be at the market on February 10!

Read More News: Farmers Market
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-02-02

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Business Scam Alert - Xcel Energy Customers

Scam Alerts

Several Xcel Energy business customers have recently reported being targeted by scammers, who are using software to make it appear that their calls are coming from Xcel Energy telephone numbers. If your business receives a call that looks legitimate but s...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Want to Stay up to Date on Development Activity in Blaine?

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Visit out interactive development map to learn about current projects, recently completed projects, future projects and residential subdivisions. 

More Information News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-01-18

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Open to Business Program-For Business Owners or Those Interested in Opening a Business

Open To Business

Thanks to a partnership between Anoka County and the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD), business owners or those looking to start a new business can access a new program called Open to Business.

More Info News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 34

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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: January 11, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-01-11

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Heroes and Helpers Brings Holiday Joy to Local Students

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For the eighth year in a row Heroes and Helpers, through many local donations, helped bring holiday joy to some local students who need it. We would like to thank Target, Blaine Festival, Alicia Marie Photography, and Ritz Photo Booth for their generosity...

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News: Heroes & Helpers
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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News: Impressions of Blaine
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2018-01-04

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-12-21

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Don't Give to a Charity Impostor

Scam Alerts

Story by Emma Fletcher, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-12-14

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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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 13, 2017

Coffee with a Cop Plus Story Time for the Kids was a Success

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On Wednesday, December 6, parents and kids were invited to Coffee with a Cop plus Story Time for the kids at the Northtown Branch of the Anoka County Library.  This was a great opportunity for the kids to see the officers in a different light and...

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News: Coffee with a Cop
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-12-07

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Meet New Blaine Police Chief, Brian Podany

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Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

View the 2017 Heroes & Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

View the 2017 Heroes & Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

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News: Heroes & Helpers
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-11-30

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 32

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-11-16

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

This Thanksgiving Weekend: Buckle Up Every Trip, Every Time

Buckle Up Every Trip. Every Time.

As millions of travelers flood the roads this Thanksgiving, the City of Blaine would like to share an important lifesaving reminder: Buckle Up–Every Trip. Every Time.

During the 2015 Thanksgiving weekend, 301 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes nat...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Your City Staff: Erik Thorvig, Economic Development Coordinator

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Produced and Published by NorthMetroTV

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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: November 14, 2017

View the Coffee with a Cop Flickr Photo Recap

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Anoka-Ramsey Students Helping with Sanctuary Signs

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Story and Photography by Eric Hagen, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

Be a Fix-It Clinic Volunteer

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If you can troubleshoot repairs for broken items, consider volunteering at a Fix-It Clinic. Volunteer fixers who have skills in computers, cell phones, soldering, electronics repair,small appliance and electrical repair, toy repair, bike repair, jewelry r...

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Blaine Market News: Farmers Market
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-11-09

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-11-02

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Trick or Treat with BlainePD

BlainePD Trick or Treat Village of Blaine

On October 28, the Blaine Police Department provided security for Halloween trick or treating at the Village of Blaine. The event was put on by OnCue Events, LLC.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Blaine Hires New Police Chief

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-10-26

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-10-20

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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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: October 23, 2017

News Release - Brian Podany Appointed Blaine Safety Services Manager/Police Chief

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The City of Blaine has hired Brian Podany as the new Safety Services Manager/Police Chief.

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Options Explored for Senior Center

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Photo and Story by Eric Hagen, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Community Meets Blaine Police Chief Finalists

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Police Chief Candidates Meet and Greet

Police Chief Finalists

As a part of the Police Chief selection process, the finalists participated in introductory meetings with the City Council, Police and City staff, and the public. The finalists are:

  • Mark Bruley, City of Brooklyn Park Deputy Chief of Police
  • Brian Podany, Ano...
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Posted on: October 16, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 15-21, 2017

This week and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a passenger car, truck, or SUV. These rules addr...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-10-12

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

#BlainePD is Requesting Your Assistance

Police News

We have seen an increase in the number of unlocked vehicles entered within the Deacons Walk and Club West neighborhoods.  The incidents are typically occurring between 11:00 pm and 2:00 am.  We would like to remind you to lock your car d...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Slow Down for School Speed Zones

School Speed Zone

NorthMetroTV, Published on Oct 5, 2017
During the school year drivers need to pay extra attention when driving near a school. Because if you don't the Blaine Police Department will give you an expensive reminder.

View Video News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 31

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-10-05

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Pets

Pets Categories: Impressions of Blaine
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-09-28

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

USPS Offers Informed Delivery

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Digitally preview your mail and manage your packages scheduled to arrive soon!

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-09-21

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Blaine Beat

Blaine Beat

Issue 30

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Clean Water Starts at Home

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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 at the same time:

  1.  Mulch leaves and grass with your lawnmower to return nutrients to the soil an...
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Test Your Soil News: Blaine
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-09-15

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Open House a Success

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The City of Blaine held its 2nd Open House on Wednesday, September 13, with approximately 750 in attendance. This was a coordinated city-wide event, and every department pitched in to make it successful. 

Over 50 City staff members educated attend...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 13, 2017

21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives after the 21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp.

On July 11 and 12, 150 local children gathered at SBM Fire Station 3 for the comprehensive educ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Blaine Traffic Enforcement, Tickets Increase

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Courtesy of ABC Newspapers, Eric Hagen

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Getting Started in Organic Lawn Care

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Article Provided by Minnesota Water

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Inspections Reaches 10,000 Permits Issued

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The Building Inspection Department has issued over 7,000 storm-related permits since June 11. This includes roofs, siding, and windows (only about 1/3 of these repairs have been completed). It has been estimated that over 12,000 homes were damaged, so the...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-09-08

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

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Article from:
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Tips and Advice from the Nation's Consumer Protection Agency

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

2017 Night to Unite is a Huge Success

Night to Unite - Thank You for Your Service

The 2017 edition of Night to Unite was held on Tuesday, August 1, and it was another successful evening of bringing together the community as a whole.

Night to Unite is a community building event designed to encourage residents to spend an evening outside ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Door-to-Door 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 withou...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-09-01

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Wise Giving in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Scam Alerts

Courtesy of the Federal Trade Commission

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Crime Prevention Weekly Update - 2017-08-29

Crime Prevention Weekly Update

This information has been shared with you by our Crime Prevention Department.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

How You Can Help Victims of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

  • American Red Cross - Make a donation.
  • Salvation Army - The Salvation Army is accepting financial donations online or donors can call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769). Also six local stations of CBS Radio DFW will hold a fund drive Monday to benefit the Salvation ...
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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Explore the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Trail Opening

The Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is now open. The Grand Opening was held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

A boardwalk through the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary (BWS) was completed in July 2017. It extends from a parking area along Lexington Ave. through both wetland an...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

2017 Night to Unite Selfie Contest Winner Chosen

Night to Unite Selfie Contest

Police staffers were encouraged to take photos at their parties with a little internal competition. Online voting took place on the City's Facebook page. Blaine Police Explorer Zach Paul won the first Night to Unite Selfie contest.

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Blaine Opens Wetland Sanctuary

Wetland Sanctuary Grand Opening Video

Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest Winners Chosen

Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest

Our first Night to Unite pet photo contest winners have been chosen. Congratulations to Bennett, Asher and S’mores!

Thank to all of our entries, they were all great. Contest entries can be viewed on Night to Unite Flickr Photo Recap.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Invictus Brewing Co. Starts Construction in Blaine

Invictus Brewery

Produced by NorthMetroTV

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Top Tips for School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety

Walk with your kids to the bus stop and wait with them until it arrives.

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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

2017 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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2017 Flickr Recap

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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: 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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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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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Mark Your Calendar - UpRiver Real Estate Brokers Event

For Sale

Join us for the 3rd annual UpRIver Brokers event on Wednesday, October 11, 9am at the National Sports Center in Blaine.  Hear about what is going on development related in Anoka County, along with success stories of locating and doing business he...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Twin City Orthopedics Expanding In Blaine

Twin City Orthopedics

Twin City Orthopedics plans to build a three-level, 50,000 sf. medical office in Blaine at 11226 Ulysses St.  The project is scheduled to start this spring.

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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

2016 Flickr 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

View the 2016 Earth Day Flickr Photo Recap

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: 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

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

View the 2015 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

2015 Flickr Recap

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

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2015 Flickr Recap

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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: 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

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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2014 Flickr Recap

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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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