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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.
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Bonnie FeatherstonePhoto of Bonnie Featherstone, when a School District 191 Board Member. Photo January 4, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Danny HulbertDanny Hulbert skates on Crystal Lake. January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Mary HoltonBurnsville resident listed in the Who's Who of Women - January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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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.
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Roy DetlefsenRoy Detlefsen at his building on Cliff Road in Burnsville. July 26, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Peter Crane A Burnsville resident and pilot for Northwest airlines is interviewed about the strike. June 14, 1978 Burnsville Current photo and story.
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Bonnie Featherstone Board member of Independent School District 191. Photo Burnsville Current circa 1977.
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Arthur HaglundArthur Haglund, member of planning commission. May 17, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Louis CrandellLouis Crandell of Crandell Communications. December 13, 1978 Current photo.
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Sharon HomesSharon Homes at home in yard - September 20,1978 Burnsville Current.
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Richard DickRichard Dick, Burnsville actor. Photo 1970's Burnsville Current files.
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Paul Gilje 1978Burnsville resident since 1965, member of Citizen's League - October 4, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Karen HagermanKaren Hagerman from the Mrs. Jaycees - November 15, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Quentin and Mary EricksonBurnsville residents invited to the Carter White House. January 25, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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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
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Curt CarlsonCurt Carlson was manager of First Federal Savings and Loan and a Burnsville resident. November 22, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Jerry CulliganA Dakota County Probation Officer working in Burnsville. March 22, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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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
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
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
EDUCATION

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

Spouse: Jerroldine "Jerry" (married around 1958)
Children: Five children (two adopted): David L., Douglas "Doug," and Eric (sons); Annette, and Amy (adopted daughters)
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Kersey JackolaKersey Jackola with the Burnsville Mrs. Jaycees. February 16, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Senator Howard KnutsonSenator Howard Knutson (left) with Fairview Community Hospital president Carl Platou. Circa 1978.
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Jane GreggBurnsville resident Jane Gregg, Burnsville Garden Club member. July 6, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Byron FabelByron Fabel at the Burnsville Post Office approx 1976. Burnsville Current photo. He retired in 1981.
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Curtis BeckmanBurnsville resident who worked on air at WCCO radio. Circa 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Gene GratzGene was employed over 20 years with Twin City Federal Savings and Loan where he served as branch manager, loan officer and assistant vice president. During these years, he was an active member and officer of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and Toastmasters clubs. He also served as an officer with the Rosemount National Bank and was employed by the Minnesota Revenue Department. He was a third degree Knight of Columbus and a member of the American Legion. His hobbies included bowling, golf, and was a big fan of the Chicago Bears, White Sox, L.A. Lakers, and all Notre Dame teams. He died February 13, 2015 at the age of 78.
July 28, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Richard BrooksRichard Brooks was a Burnsville resident, employed by the Dakota County Library System in Burnsville and coordinated the publication of the Burnsville 76 Community History book project. 1976 Burnsvillel Current photo.
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Lowell Tip Berg Photo Current photo circa 1977. Tip Berg, active in community activities, owned the Town Crier restaurant.
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Michael JorgenseonPrivate First Class Michael Jorgenseon gives simulated aid...July 5, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Phyllis AndrewsBurnsville resident Phyllis Andrews, a master gardner. July 5, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Angeli Hartliep Following the roof collapse at the high school, Angeli Hartliep was involved in a collection of funds to help victims. May 10, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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