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Cornerstone Copy CenterLocated in the Colonial Shopping Center 1988 photo.
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Joe's Home Repair and RemodelingOwned by Gelhar, his business is located out of his home that stands on the property area where the Berrisford Store, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and various Byrne family members lived.
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Cornerstone Copy Center 1988The original location of the business was the Colonial Shopping Center.
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190 River Ridge Building 2017The 190 River Ridge Building in Burnsville Minnesota is a unique office building, hosting art classes, dance, music, theater, and healing and counseling. In the upper level of a garage behind the building the Burnsville Historical Society has their home.
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1982 Burnsville Community Profile A report from the Minnesota Department of Energy, Planning and Development provides an overview of Burnsville including population, industry, employment numbers, transportation, and community services.
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Lucky 13 drive-in Lucky 13 Drive-in - Hamburgers, shakes, chicken... located at Highway 13 and Co. Rd. 11, opened 1956. A great stop after a movie at the Lucky Twin, also on Highway 13.
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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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Community Action Council (CAC) celebrates three decades of making a differenceThe Sun Current Newspaper Jan. 19, 2000 reports on the 30th anniversary of the non-profit social service agency based in Burnsville. The agency is now 360 Communities.
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Southern Lights in Burnsville 30 yearsLocal business overlooking Highway 13 at 12550 35 Frontage Rd W, Burnsville near the ramps of 35 W, celebrates 30 years in 2017.
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Cliff Road by air 1977The businesses in this area of Cliff Road tend to be more commercial than consumer related.
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Dally's in BurnsvilleA black and white photo of a painting of Oscar Dally's store at Crystal Lake. Artist not known.
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Burnsville Community Theatre 1978The cast of Mouse Trap "stage" their publicity photo.
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Burnsville Community TheatreThe Burnsville group performs the play The Ugly Duckling.
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Burnsville Community TheatreA publicity photo from The Ugly Duckling shows Martha Woofter.
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Burnsville Community Theatre A publicity photo of Warren Magnuson from the play The Ugly Duckling.
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Diamondhead Mall 1976The newly opened Diamondhead Mall in 1976 is now owned by Independent School District 191 and used as an educational center.
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Minnesota AAAThe Minnesota AAA selected Burnsville for their corporate offices in 1967.
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Judd's Cabins at Crystal LakeAn undated photo of one of the cabins rented by the Judd family at Crystal Lake.
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The Judd Home and HotelThe Judd family operated a hotel from their home at Crystal Lake.
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Christmas/Holiday shopping Target 1979The Target store's Christmas and Holiday decorations 1979.
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County Club foodsOnce located in the mall at County Road 42 and Nicollet was Country Club foods.
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Little Professor Bookstore 1979Dallas McIntyre, Assistant Manager of the Little Professor Book Center in the Burnhaven Mall.
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Burn Valley Drug (Pharmacy) 1979Ron and Jen Hansen owned and operated the Burn Valley Drug.
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Burnsville's unique business the Freeway carThe first Freeway to be manufactured by HM Vehicles, (HM meaning High Milage) in Burnsville, Minnesota, (USA) was in 1979 and designed by Dave Edmonson.

Each car was hand made and it was guaranteed that each Freeway would travel 100 miles per gallon at 55 mph on a freeway. The Freeway was also sold as an Electric vehicle that would travel 20 miles at 40 mph, though due to the short range between charges, this version was not a great success. The petrol version was powered by either a 345 cc or 453 cc air cooled engine. The body of the car was moulded from glass fibre and whilst initially being a one seater car it was stated that a passenger could “squeeze” into the back for shorter trips.

The back window of the Freeway is a hatch that opens to allow access to a storage area. HM Vehicles built approximately 700 Freeways from 1979 until 1982 but the company halted manufacture in 1983 due to Financial problems.

D & A Vehicles of Minnesota acquired the rights to the Freeway in 1983 and built a two seater version (The Minikin) with the seats side by side and used a different fiberglass body. The Minikin was not a success and production ceased soon after. Jerry Kraft, a former employee of HMV then went on to sell Freeway parts until 1985.
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Burnsville's unique business the Freeway carThe first Freeway to be manufactured by HM Vehicles, (HM meaning High Milage) in Burnsville, Minnesota, (USA) was in 1979 and designed by Dave Edmonson.

Each car was hand made and it was guaranteed that each Freeway would travel 100 miles per gallon at 55 mph on a freeway. The Freeway was also sold as an Electric vehicle that would travel 20 miles at 40 mph, though due to the short range between charges, this version was not a great success. The petrol version was powered by either a 345 cc or 453 cc air cooled engine. The body of the car was moulded from glass fibre and whilst initially being a one seater car it was stated that a passenger could “squeeze” into the back for shorter trips.

The back window of the Freeway is a hatch that opens to allow access to a storage area. HM Vehicles built approximately 700 Freeways from 1979 until 1982 but the company halted manufacture in 1983 due to Financial problems.

D & A Vehicles of Minnesota acquired the rights to the Freeway in 1983 and built a two seater version (The Minikin) with the seats side by side and used a different fiberglass body. The Minikin was not a success and production ceased soon after. Jerry Kraft, a former employee of HMV then went on to sell Freeway parts until 1985.
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Tom Mazanac 1979Owner of Champion Sports then located at the Diamondhead Mall.
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Burn Valley Drug (Pharmacy) 1979Interior photo of Burn Valley Drug with Ron Hanson owner.
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Sullivan's SuperValuWhen Sullivan's expanded they opened a second location at 12120 County Road 11, which was once the site of the John and Margaret Kennelly home. They had to sell the property after the area was rezoned commercial.
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Dolly Store moved to RosemountAfter the death of Oscar Dolly his store was sold and moved to an area of Rosemount where a resident created a generic "old town" of Dakota County. The site is now a housing development.

Walt Strese of Rosemount created his own Antique Town in the valley behind his home on County Road 33 in Rosemount. Included was the Gibson Barbershop or Rosemount and Dally Store from Crystal Lake. The antique village no longer exists.
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SkatevilleKids having fun at Skateville. March 29, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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