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1968 A Night with the IRISHThe Night with the Irish began as an annual St Patrick's event at St. John the Baptist in Burnsville organized by Joe Kennelly. After Mary Mother of the Church was established the Women's Club Of Mary Mother sponsored the event with Joe in charge of entertainment. KSTP Newscaster Bob Ryan was the emcee of the 1968 program. Prices for tickets were $1 for adults, 50 cents for high school students and 25 cents for those younger.
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Kids at PlayThe Burnsville Current in 1977 catches summer fun of area kids.
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Snow shovelingWinter 1978 snow shoveling in Burnsville.
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Biking in BurnsvilleUnidentified bikers appear in this 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Abandoned farm on County Road 11 today Berkshire Town homesPhoto 1976 by the Burnsville Current, a reminder of Burnsville's past of a barn near Lake Alamagnet.
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Burnsville WoodsOne of the housing developments in Burnsville - shown in the mid 1970s.
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Country View EstatesA housing development located on County Road 11, site of the former Tony Pivec farm.
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Crystal Lake 1970sIce fishing at Crystal Lake.
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Burnsville Town Meeting 1976During the Bicentennial Year, the city sponsored a town meeting inviting the residents to talk about the future.
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Burnsville Town Meeting 1976During the Bicentennial year, the city sponsored a Town Meeting inviting residents to look toward the future.
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Crystal LakeA central piece of Burnsville History, this lake, shown in 1978.
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Burnsville Recycling Center 1976In the 1970's Burnsville operated its own recycling center. Today Burnsville's recycling department is shared between the cities of Burnsville, Eagan and Apple Valley and is located in Eagan.

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Crystal Lake 1977Swimmers at Crystal Lake, summer 1977.
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Farmers Market 1979Random photos appearing in the Burnsville Current during a Wednesday Farmer's Market at Mary Mother of the Church.
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Farmers Market 1979Each Wednesday throughout the summer a Farmers Market takes place in the parking lot at Mary Mother of the Church.
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Farmers Market 1979Each Wednesday in the summer a Farmer's Market takes place in the parking lot at Mary Mother of the Church.
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Gas shortage - long lines 1979 - 1980The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution resulting in long lines at the gas pumps, as shown at this Burnsville station.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1979 photo Located at Nicollet Avenue and 130th Street East, opened in 1976.
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Burnsville Library 1970sMaureen_Cuddigan of the library staff during a puppet show.
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A Burnsville Home in the 1970sInterior photo of a Burnsville home, location not provided.
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A Burnsville Home in the 1970sInterior photo of a Burnsville home, location not provided.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1976A winter view of the Garden. Located at Nicollet Avenue and 130th Street East.
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Burnsville High School 1978 - Collapse of roof.
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Burnsville High School 1978 - Collapse of Roof.
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Wally Day farm house 1976The Wally Day Farm house was located directly across the street from the Day Park on County Road 5.
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Golfing 1970sUnidentified golfer in Burnsville. Apple Valley?
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Burnhaven Burnsville Library 1978A resident using the microfilm reader at the Burnhaven Library. October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Swine Flu program at Ridges 1976Burnsville Current photo November 17, 1976.

The 1976 swine flu outbreak, also known as the swine flu fiasco, or the swine flu debacle, was a strain of H1N1 influenza virus that appeared in 1976. Infectious morbidity was only detected from January 19 to February 9, and were not found outside Fort Dix.The outbreak is most remembered for the mass immunization that it prompted in the United States.
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Burnsville Clean up dayBrownie Troop 121 help with City Clean up. October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Winter fun 1977Kristin Shermock and Tanya Hicks during a Burnsville winter. March 9, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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