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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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Recreation Guide 1976The Bicentennial Year Book published by the Burnsville Current June 30, 1976 includes a full page photo feature showing Burnsville's recreational opportunities.
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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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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 1979A 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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Biking in BurnsvilleThis photo appeared in the Burnsville Current during the 1970s.
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Burnsville High School poolThe pool at the high school. Circa 1976 Burnsville Current.
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Youth Baseball campYoung ball players participate in a baseball camp conducted by the Minnesota Twins. April 20, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Tennis playersSandy Pearson and Jen Gettler women's tennis. October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Burnsville Athletic Club (BAC)July 13, 1977 Burnsville Current photo of BAC Baseball.
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Winter fun 1977Outdoor fun in an unidentified photo from the Burnsville Current during 1977.
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Burnsville Ice Center 1977A mother and child (not identified) enjoy skating at Burnsville's Ice Center. Circa 1976 Burnsville Current photo.
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