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2017_restaurant_guide.pdf
Restaurant Guide for Burnsville 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017. Provided was a list of all Restaurants (excluding fast food) in Burnsville.
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Ames Center is premier arts venue 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville area is home to several attractions that make it a destination to people in the south metro, the region and beyond.
One of the busiest venues around is the Ames Center, which opened
near the Heart of the City in January 2009.
burnsville_by_the_numbers_2017.pdf
Burnsville by the numbers 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

County: Dakota
School Districts: Burnsville-Eagan-Sar.age 191,Rosemount-Apple Vailey-Eagan 196, Lakeville Area 194

U.S. Congressional District: 2nd Minnesota Legislative
Districts: 51 and 56 (Senate), 51A, 56A, 56B (House)

Population
City: 60,306 (2010);
County: 398,552 (2010)

Employment- Burnsville is home to over 2,200 businesses
Ranked No. 7 in the state of Minnesota for amount
of retail sales
Ranked No. 11 in the state in number of manufacturing firms

Housing- 24,953 units, 66.5 percent owner-occupied
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Burnsville Center is a regional draw 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Burnsville Center is one of the largest shopping centers in Minnesota, containing approximately 150 stores, six restaurants and 11 food court options.The anchor tenants are Dick's Sporting Goods, JC Penney, and Macy's. A play area is located on the
lower level, near JC Penney. Deals and Events are listed on the Burnsville Center website. It annually hosts visits and photo opportunities with a big bunny around Easter and Santa Claus around Christmastime.

Paragon Odyssey 15 movie theater opened adjacent from the Bumsville Center in 2008. The 15-screen complex includes a VIP premier serving area called TheMezz, an expanded arcade and gaming area, and a 70-foot large format branded screen
capable of 3-D projections.
chamber_gets_business_involved_2017.pdf
Burnsville Chamber gets business involved 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The chamber was founded in 1965 to maintain and improve the economic climate of the community. The chamber regularly hosts events to promote business, such as seminars, networking opportunities and the annual BITE of Burnsville in March, which draws food vendors to a single event each winter to sample Burnsville-based cuisine. The group also typically hosts Holiday Ga1a, Chambershack golf tournament, and the Fall Fling.The chamber also has a presence at well-known Bumsville events such as Burnsville Fire Muster, hosted in September.

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City forms after Battle for Black Dog 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The information in this article was part of an exhibit celebrating Burnsville's 50th year history in 2014.
community_service_higlighted_2017.pdf
Community Service highlighted 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

People interested in volunteering or who need a helping hand can find assistance through organizations in Burnsville including 360 Communities, the Rotary, Burnsville Community Foundation the Lions Club and the Burnsville Senior Center Advisory Council.
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Fairview Ridges opened in 1984 (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Fairview Ridges Hospital is known for outstanding emergency, surgery, cardiovascular,orthopedic, cancer and pediatric care. Its birth place delivers more than 2,500 babies each year and has a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

The 150-bed facility is one of the largest employers in Burnsville and is the first hospital in Minnesota to be named a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery. The hospital also provides access to research and innovations in health care at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, and University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital.

Fairview Ridges recently underwent its largest expansion since opening its doors in 1984. The expansion includes a new state-of-the-art Specialty Care Center that is home to a heart, cancer
and orthopedic centers, an imaging center,cardiac rehabilitation, oncology, musculoskeleta lservices, a pharmacy and a home medical equipment store. Improvements to the existing
hospital building include a new laboratory, a refurbished pediatric unit with larger rooms, anew orthopedic spine unit and an observation/outpatient unit.

Hospital officials say refurbished pediatric unit enhances the patient and family experience in a healing, kid-friendly environment. The new space features animal themes, bright colors and spacious, family-friendly rooms.
Festivals_and_fire_muster_2017.pdf
Festivals and the Fire Muster 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Summer is a busy time in the city of Burnsville. This community guide was published at the end of July 2017 when some events had passed but othersin the middle of their run of activities. Events noted include: I love Burnsville Week, the International Festival of Burnsville, Friday Night Flicks on the Bricks, Thursday Rockin' Readers, Thursday Rockin' Lunch hour concerts, Wednesdays in the Park and the fall Fire Muster. (2 pages).
Fire_Dept_2017.pdf
Fire Department has two stations (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.


The Burnsville Fire Department was created in November 1981 with 23 career lire fighters. Advanced Life Support ambulance services were added in 1984 with the hiring of seven paramedics.

Burnsville was the first city in the state to organize citizen volunteers into Community Emergency Response Teams, or CERT, which provide basic emergency sen,ices until emergency personnel arrive.

Participants are trained in emergency preparedness, fire safety, medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, team organization and terrorism identification...

The Burnsvilie Fire Department has 33 suppression shift firefighters dispersed among three shifts. These shifts staff two fire stations located within the city 24 hours per day, seven days
a week...
High_school_grades_9_-_12__2017.pdf
High School opens for grades 9 - 12 (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

T'he high school was constructed in 1955 and has been renovated several times since then. Work was completed recently that allowed Burnsville High School to discontinue the use of a senior campus at Diamondhead Education Center. At the start of the 2016 -2017 school began serving all students in grades 9 - 12 at this location.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Library 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 25 - Read More at Burnhaven Library.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Shopping 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 26 Shopping is only a hop away.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide City contact information 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 6 Burnsville By the Numbers -Demographics, population, major employers, housing, utilities, Government and Public Transportation information.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Schools 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 23 Schools are a focus of civic life.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Hospitals and clinics 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 24 Hospitals, clinics take care of folks.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Police Department 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 7 Police Department protects, serves.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Fire Fighters 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 8 Firefighers protect the public.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Getting Involved 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 21 - Get involved to make a difference. People interested in volunteering or who need a helping hand can find assistance through organizations in Burnsville. Included: 360 Communities, Burnsville Rotary, Burnsville Lions Club, Burnsville Senior Center Advisory Council and Burnsville Beyond the Yellow Ribbon.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Parks 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 9 Parks offer active, passive uses. Burnsville boasts nearly 1800 acres of park land spanning over 76 parks.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Area Attractions 2015 - 2016 Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 19 - Zoo hosts herds of visitors. Attractions include: The Burnsville Ice Center, the Burnsville Lions Playground, the Minnesota Zoo, Great Clips IMAX Theatre, Dakota County Historical Society, Dakota County Fairgrounds and the Dakota City Heritage Village.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Places of Worship 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 20 lists places of worship in the City.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Chamber of Commerce 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 11 Chamber advocates for business.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Places to have fun 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 17 City offers many places for fun: Heart of the City/Nicollet Commons Park, The GARAGE, Alimagnet Dog Park, Birnamwood Golf Course.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Ames Center 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 16 All the World's a stage at the Ames.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Fire Muster and County events 2015 - 2016Published by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on pages 14 and 15 Fire Muster pride Burnsville bright and Countywide events abound. Besides the Fire Muster, I love Burnsville Week, International Festival of Burnsville, Friday Night Flicks on the Bricks, Thursday Rockin Readers, Wednesday in the Park, and other area events are listed.
indoor_outdoor_fun_2017.pdf
Indoor outdoor fun found here/ Lions playground includes splash pad (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

There are many attractions in Burnsville including: Buck Hill, Heart of the City/Nicollet Commons Park, The Garage, Alimagnet Dog Park, Birnamwood Golf Course, The Burnsville Ice Center, the Burnsville Lions Playground and those nearby- the Minnesota Zoo (Apple Valley)
IMAX Theatre (Apple Valley) and the Dakota City Heritage Village (Farmington).
library_2017.pdf
Find some page turners at the library 2017Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Burnsville is home to the Burnhaven Library 1101 W County Road 42. The library is part of the Dakota County Library system, which includes nine branch libraries, including Burnhaven and shares
borrowing privileges with the City of South St. Paul Public Library.
police_dept_looks_to_new_site.pdf
Police Department looks to new site (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville Police Department was founded in 1964 with a staff of one police chief, one lieutenant, one sergeant, seven officers and a department secretary.

The Bumsville Police Department 2017 roster was comprised of 43 patrol officers, 13 sergeants, 11 support services personnel, 10 investigators and school and community resource officers all led by Police Chief Eric Gieseke and the five-member administrative
team. The Patrol Unit protects Burnsville's 27-square-miles and 225 miles of streets 24 hours a day. Each year officers respond to nearly 50,000 calls for service, ranging from suspicious noises to
death investigations...


system_includes_more_than_76_parks.pdf
System includes more than 76 parks (2017)Information published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville Parks System boasts nearly 1,800 acres of park land spanning over 76 parks to heip residents enjoy fresh air and explore the great outdoors.

Approximately one-third of the parkland is developed for active uses. The other two-thirds are preserved as natural areas, some accessed bv trails.

Sports-enthusiasts can use the tennis, volleyball and basketball courts; and trails are available for hiking, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking. Other athletic amenities include in-line skating rinks, an archery range, a skate park, a disc golf
course and numerous athletic fields.

For those who prefer more leisurely activities there is a public beach and a boat launch on Crystal Lake, recreation buildings, picnic shelters and plav ground areas and the Alimagnet Dog Park.
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