Fridley, Minnesota

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;ref name "2013 Pop Estimate" population_footnotes population_total 27208 population_density_km2 1032.9 population_density_sq_mi 2675.3 timezone North American Central

on Geographic Names publisher United States Geological Survey date 2007-10-25 website City of Fridley footnotes '''Fridley''' is a city in Anoka County (Anoka County, Minnesota), Minnesota, United States. The population was 27,208 at the 2010 census (United States Census 2010).

Lofthouse Bakery 215 - 10 Parsons Electric 100 Education The public schools in Fridley are governed by Fridley Independent School District 14. Fridley High School, Fridley Middle School, and two elementary schools (Hayes Elementary and Stevenson Elementary) comprise the district. Totino-Grace High School, a private Roman Catholic high school, Calvin Christian High School, a private Christian high school, and Al-Amal School, a private Islamic K-12 school, are also located


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New Brighton and Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota) to meet back at its present day northern terminus at Brooklyn Center (Brooklyn Center, Minnesota). company_slogan "Alleviating Pain • Restoring Health • Extending Life" location Fridley, Minnesota Northridge, California, USA (United States) key_people Omar Ishrak, Chairman & CEO In 1961, they sold their first product, a diode tester, to Raytheon. Today, Teradyne operates major


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Avenue'' upon crossing the river. After its intersection with Hennepin Avenue, the route becomes ''Central Avenue NE''. Highway 65 is signed locally as ''Central Avenue NE'' for this section. Many Minnesota landmarks are located on ''Central Avenue NE'' including the Aveda Institute, the Heights Theater, and the National Sports Center. The route remains ''Central Avenue'' until separating in Ham Lake (Ham Lake, Minnesota), except for a split in Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota) and Spring Lake Park (Spring Lake Park, Minnesota) between I-694 (Interstate 694) and U.S. Highway 10 (U.S. Route 10 in Minnesota). - Bernburg, Germany since 1967 DATE OF BIRTH July 17, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH The worst tornado event (1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak) to affect the Twin Cities was on May 6, 1965. On that day, six tornadoes touched down in several counties in and around the western and northern metro area, killing 13 people and injuring over 600. Four of the tornadoes were rated F4, two of which hit Fridley, Minnesota about an hour apart. This outbreak was notable because this was the first time in Minnesota history that civil defense sirens were used to warn people of impending severe weather. The live coverage by the Twin Cities media was also unprecedented. WCCO's (WCCO-TV) continual broadcast of the weather situation is credited with warning people about the tornadoes and saving lives. In the entire history of Minnesota the 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak was the costliest weather disaster. thumb Ducky DooLittle in 2006. (Image:Ducky doolittle.jpg) '''Ducky DooLittle''' (born June 3, 1970, in Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota), Minnesota DooLittle, Ducky. "Ugly Duckling: The True Tale of How I Came To Be Ducky DooLittle." Accessed 2006-10-04. ) is a sex educator, performer, writer, former peepshow (peep show) girl, and sexual assault and violence intervention counselor in the New York City area. She is the author of the book ''Sex with the Lights On: 200 Illuminating Sex Questions Answered'' (ISBN 0-7867-1680-0).


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- Bernburg, Germany since 1967 DATE OF BIRTH July 17, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH The worst tornado event (1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak) to affect the Twin Cities was on May 6, 1965. On that day, six tornadoes touched down in several counties in and around the western and northern metro area, killing 13 people and injuring over 600. Four of the tornadoes were rated F4, two of which hit Fridley, Minnesota about an hour apart. This outbreak was notable because this was the first time in Minnesota history that civil defense sirens were used to warn people of impending severe weather. The live coverage by the Twin Cities media was also unprecedented. WCCO's (WCCO-TV) continual broadcast of the weather situation is credited with warning people about the tornadoes and saving lives. In the entire history of Minnesota the 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak was the costliest weather disaster. thumb Ducky DooLittle in 2006. (Image:Ducky doolittle.jpg) '''Ducky DooLittle''' (born June 3, 1970, in Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota), Minnesota DooLittle, Ducky. "Ugly Duckling: The True Tale of How I Came To Be Ducky DooLittle." Accessed 2006-10-04. ) is a sex educator, performer, writer, former peepshow (peep show) girl, and sexual assault and violence intervention counselor in the New York City area. She is the author of the book ''Sex with the Lights On: 200 Illuminating Sex Questions Answered'' (ISBN 0-7867-1680-0).


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County Park (Mississippi River) * Anoka County Riverfront Regional Park (Mississippi River) Nickname Fridley has the nickname "Friendly Fridley". Spotlight on Fridley; `Friendly' Minneapolis suburb mostly has ramblers, split-level homes. Star Tribune Homes Section (Minneapolis, Minnesota). November 23, 1996. Jim Buchta City of Fridley Community Development

Comprehensive Plan Chapter 1 preface (PDF) The nickname was spread further by a long-running series of advertisements on various radio stations for a local car dealer. The announcer would direct people to "Friendly Chevrolet up in Friendly Fridley". The city festival is named "49'er" days, which commemorates the 1949 incorporation. It is usually held in mid June. http: www.ci.fridley.mn.us 49er-days-parade Sister city *


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, two of which hit Fridley, Minnesota about an hour apart. This outbreak was notable because this was the first time in Minnesota history that civil defense sirens were used to warn people of impending severe weather. The live coverage by the Twin Cities media was also unprecedented. WCCO's (WCCO-TV) continual broadcast of the weather situation is credited with warning people about the tornadoes and saving lives. In the entire history of Minnesota the 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak was the costliest weather disaster. thumb Ducky DooLittle in 2006. (Image:Ducky doolittle.jpg) '''Ducky DooLittle''' (born June 3, 1970, in Fridley (Fridley, Minnesota), Minnesota DooLittle, Ducky. "Ugly Duckling: The True Tale of How I Came To Be Ducky DooLittle." Accessed 2006-10-04. ) is a sex educator, performer, writer, former peepshow (peep show) girl, and sexual assault and violence intervention counselor in the New York City area. She is the author of the book ''Sex with the Lights On: 200 Illuminating Sex Questions Answered'' (ISBN 0-7867-1680-0).


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of the Minnesota-based firearms manufacturer. The station made weather history on July 18, 1986 when helicopter pilot Max Messmer was flying out to cover a news story and noticed a funnel cloud forming over the Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley


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6, 1965 Tornado Outbreak - NWS Twin Cities In 1970, Fridley began purchasing land which would become the Springbrook Nature Center. On July 18, 1986, a widely photographed tornado spent 16 minutes in Springbrook Nature Center, destroying thousands of century old trees and extensive areas of mature forest habitat. A KARE 11 television news helicopter passing through the area shot the first aerial video of a tornado. File:2009-0610-001


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. The BNSF Railway main transcontinental Twin Cities to Portland Seattle double track line passes through Fridley. The Amtrak Empire Builder passes through Fridley twice daily on this line, but does not stop within the city. The massive BNSF Northtown Classification Yards are located in the city. The Minnesota Commercial Railway also serves Fridley, with a terminal warehouse located there. The Mississippi River is not navigable for barge traffic north of the Camden Bridge, however


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. In 1855, Abram M. Fridley, for whom the city is named, was elected as the first territorial representative for the area. In 1857, the area separated from Ramsey County (Ramsey County, Minnesota); Manomin County (Manomin County, Minnesota) was established, and it became the smallest county in the United States, having only 18 sections. This distinction was short lived, after it was annexed by Anoka County in 1870 and became a township with the same name. In 1879, the Minnesota

6, 1965 Tornado Outbreak - NWS Twin Cities In 1970, Fridley began purchasing land which would become the Springbrook Nature Center. On July 18, 1986, a widely photographed tornado spent 16 minutes in Springbrook Nature Center, destroying thousands of century old trees and extensive areas of mature forest habitat. A KARE 11 television news helicopter passing through the area shot the first aerial video of a tornado. File:2009-0610-001

, and 4.2% from two or more races. Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Latino (U.S. Census)) of any race were 7.3% of the population. There were 11,110 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples (Marriage) living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6

Fridley, Minnesota

'''Fridley''' is a city in Anoka County (Anoka County, Minnesota), Minnesota, United States. The population was 27,208 at the 2010 census (United States Census 2010). It was incorporated in 1949 as a village and became a city in 1957. It is part of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Metropolitan Area. Fridley is a "first ring" or "inner ring" suburb in the northern part of the Twin Cities. It borders Minneapolis at its southern border. Neighboring first ring suburbs are Columbia Heights (Columbia Heights, Minnesota) and Brooklyn Center (Brooklyn Center, Minnesota).

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