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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Large Events Canceled in 2020

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The City of Blaine is home to many large events each summer. These events bring in millions of dollars of economic impact to the Blaine economy. Due to COVID-19 many large events are being canceled and the impact will be felt far beyond the field, course,...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

How to Help Local Businesses

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Blaine businesses, whether large or small, are an integral part of the economic health of the community. Our local businesses are being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses may be closed to the public, they are not closed. Many...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Community Development Operations During the Pandemic

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The city’s Planning and Economic Development Department has been working remotely during the COVID 19 pandemic. At this time, staff is fully functional and can respond to voice mails, emails and all land use and sign application requests. When m...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Blaine BizConnect - Summer 2020

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

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Blaine City Council Passes Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy

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The Blaine City Council passed a new temporary outdoor dining policy to allow restaurants flexibility as they open under new COVID-19 guidelines.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Blaine BizConnect Special COVID-19 Edition

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A healthy and vibrant business community will always be important to the City of Blaine and city staff are ready to help connect businesses to resources such as loan programs or tax credit information.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Blaine businesses are an integral part of the economic health of the community. BlaineBizMN has posted a business resources page containing information related to emergency loan programs, changes in city policy, and how to stay informed.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Blaine BizConnect - February 2020

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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 22, 2020

Blaine BizConnect - January 2020

BizConnect Online

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

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

A Decade of Development in Blaine

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The end of another decade has come and these milestones create an opportunity to see what has changed in the last 10 years. In Blaine, much has changed.

There are many more people living in Blaine than 10 years ago. With nearly 3,000 new single family home...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Revitalization of Big Box Retail Stores

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Recently, city staff has received a number of inquiries about the redevelopment of some of the big box stores in the City of Blaine. In recent years, the city has seen Kmart, Rainbow Foods, Gander Mountain, Toys-R-Us, and Best Buy close. Additionally, Wal...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

How Businesses Find Their Way to Blaine

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Selecting a location is one of the most important decisions any business will make. Depending on the type of business, different factors are considered. For example, a retail business often considers area demographics that include household income and pop...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

2020 3M Open Comes to Blaine in July

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The 3M Open is an annual PGA Tour event that takes place at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN. The event brings 156 of the best professional golfers in the world and 150,000 spectators to Blaine each year. The 2020 3M Open will take place from July 20-26,...

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