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Dick Hanson resident, coach and teacherBesides being a teacher and the football coach at Burnsville High School, Dick and his family lived in Burnsville.

Popular math teacher and football coach Dick Hanson .Dick Hanson was born on July 11, 1934 in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Elmer and Wanda Hanson. He passed away on Jan. 26, 2016 .In 1960, Dick arrived at Burnsville High School. He taught math from 1960-1992.

Dick was an assistant football coach at Burnsville from 1961-1968. In 1969, he became the head football coach at Burnsville, a position he held until 1993. The Burnsville football field was named after him in 2006.
Bonnie FeatherstonePhoto of Bonnie Featherstone, when a School District 191 Board Member. Photo January 4, 1978 Burnsville Current.
The Hugen brothersEric and Jason Hugen at unidentified kids event - circa 1977 Burnsville Current.
Burnhaven Burnsville Library 1978Amy Biewald at Burnhaven Library Pet Show June 28, 1978 Burnsville Current.
Danny HulbertDanny Hulbert skates on Crystal Lake. January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current.
Diamondhead MallMillie Johnson leads singing at a Diamondhead Mall Girl Scout event. March 16, 1977 Burnsville Current.
Mike FulersonMike Fulerson at the Dairy Queen on Highway 13 after a ball game. July 6, 1977 Burnsville Current.
Dr. Clark and Yvonne LaChapelleClark LaChapelle was one of Burnsville's first dentists with an office off Nicollet Avenue. Shown with his wife. LaChapelle was a Rotary member for 16 years and practiced dentistry in Burnsville for 30. A bad back forced his retirement at age 54.
Mary HoltonBurnsville resident listed in the Who's Who of Women - January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Sue DahlA member of the Mrs. Jaycees. February 22, 1978 Burnsville Current.
Ralph Clover Clover, Ralph K. - Age 85 Of Burnsville Passed away on 6/19/04. Survived by wife, Inez; daughters, Bobette (Brian) Turnwall and Robin (Jack) Taney; grandchildren, Ben, Jill, Brianna and Vitaly Turnwall, Mara and Anna Taney; sister, Blanche Keiser also by other nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service 11:30 am. Tuesday, St. James Lutheran Church, 3650 Williams Dr., Burnsville.
Lois CorbinMarch 9, 1977 photo of Burnsville musician.
Roy DetlefsenRoy Detlefsen at his building on Cliff Road in Burnsville. July 26, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Peter Crane A Burnsville resident and pilot for Northwest airlines is interviewed about the strike. June 14, 1978 Burnsville Current photo and story.
Gary BoydGary Boyd was with the Dakota County Probation Department. April 26, 1978 Burnsville Current.
Bonnie Featherstone Board member of Independent School District 191. Photo Burnsville Current circa 1977.
Arthur HaglundArthur Haglund, member of planning commission. May 17, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Louis CrandellLouis Crandell of Crandell Communications. December 13, 1978 Current photo.
Sharon HomesSharon Homes at home in yard - September 20,1978 Burnsville Current.
Richard DickRichard Dick, Burnsville actor. Photo 1970's Burnsville Current files.
Paul Gilje 1978Burnsville resident since 1965, member of Citizen's League - October 4, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Karen HagermanKaren Hagerman from the Mrs. Jaycees - November 15, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Quentin and Mary EricksonBurnsville residents invited to the Carter White House. January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Janice FeebackJanice was a manager at Cedrics in Burnsville. October 25, 1978 Burnsville Current.
David Ahlgren 1976 died 2007David Ahlgren ran for Burnsville City Council - October 27, 1976 photo Burnsville Current.

Ahlgren, David L. Stillwater, MN - Age 67 Lt. Col. USAF Reserve Ret. 11-19-39 to 3-13-07 Dave fought a spirited two-year battle with prostate cancer. Preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Henry L. and Harriet Ahlgren of Madison WI. Survived by his loving wife, Jan, of 34 years, sister Peggy Ahlgren of Spring Green WI, Uncle Gilbert, Aunt Lillie, many cousins and countless friends. Graduate of University of Wisconsin, Madison. Joined WI Air National Guard as a pilot, then in 1965 began a 29-year career as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. Later, USAF duties included serving as Liaison Officer for U.S. Air Force Academy, retiring as Lt. Col. Will miss his 50-year class reunion from Madison West High School this summer. Played in the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps and the UW Marching Band. Dave enjoyed a wide range of volunteer activities over the years: While living in Burnsville was active in local politics and the Burnsville Fire Muster, Minnesota Zoo volunteer for 5 years, volunteer efforts with MN DNR Non-Game Division, helping collect Trumpeter Swan eggs in Alaska, aiding in development of Woodworking for Wildlife books, on bird houses and feeders, most noted for having produced somewhere over 85,000 Peterson style bluebird houses which were instrumental in bringing back this beautiful songbird. Presented many programs on bluebirds to elementary schools, nature centers, and many bird stores, in addition branched out to programs on bird feeding to a variety of garden clubs and other groups. Was active with Minnesota Transportation Museum for several years, including working as a licensed Brakeman and Conductor, and 2 years as Superintendent of the MTM Railroad Division. Volunteered at Warner Nature Center. He combined his love of woodworking with his love of nature, especially birds, bird feeders, and bird houses. Dave's humor, enormous energy and enthusiasm for many different activities, touched countless lives, and he will be sorely missed by many. Special thanks to the wonderful doctors and nurses at MOHPA, and for the special care given by the angels at The Gathering. A Celebration of David's Life will be Friday, March 16, 11:00 a.m. at TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 115 North 4th Street, Stillwater MN. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Burial will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials to Lakeview Hospice, or Friends of Crex Meadows, or Trumpeter Swan Society, or donor's choice. Bradshaw 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater 651-439-5511
Curt CarlsonCurt Carlson was manager of First Federal Savings and Loan and a Burnsville resident. November 22, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Jerry CulliganA Dakota County Probation Officer working in Burnsville. March 22, 1978 Burnsville Current.
Senator Howard Knutson 1977Knutson, Howard A.- Sessions Served
House 1967-72 (District 12B); Senate 1973-82 (District 53); Senate 1983-90 (District 38)

Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served: Dakota
Date of Birth: 5/16/1929
Birth Place: Grand Forks, North Dakota
Date of Death: 10/1/2006

City of Residence (when first elected): Burnsville
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer, Firm of Bergman and Knutson

Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; A.B.; 1951, also listed as a B.A.
William Mitchell College of Law; LL.B.; 1959
Municipal Board/Commission: Burnsville, Minnesota (City Industrial Planning Commission)
Military: United States Army

Spouse: Jerroldine "Jerry" (married around 1958)
Children: Five children (two adopted): David L., Douglas "Doug," and Eric (sons); Annette, and Amy (adopted daughters)
Kersey JackolaKersey Jackola with the Burnsville Mrs. Jaycees. February 16, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
Senator Howard KnutsonSenator Howard Knutson (left) with Fairview Community Hospital president Carl Platou. Circa 1978.
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