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Science fair 1963April 4, 1963 Dakota County Tribune: Engrossed in their radio receivers are fifth grader John Martin and Bruce Larson.
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Science fair 1963April 4, 1963 Dakota County Tribune reports: Fractional distillation of water is being accomplished by two Burnsville science students - Roger Parish and Andy Krebs.
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Unique animal clinic is planned 1963January 17, 1963 Dakota County Tribune - Construction is to begin on the veterinary clinic of Dr. Frank Barile in the River Ridge center on the River Ridge center on the northeast of the intersection of Highway 13 and Interstate 35W...
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Burnsville school safety patrol.April 18, 1963 Dakota County Tribune photo Burnsville School's safety patrol.
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Jet Plaza grocery grand opening.April 25, 1963 Dakota County Tribune, ribbon cutting at Burnsville's first grocery store - Plaza Food Centre (later Sullivan's SuperValu). Shown are - Fran Kreuser manager, John Sullivan owner, George Grohoski developer, LOwell Janke VP at SuperValu and Roger Richardson, chair of Burnsville township board. Jet Plaza would later be known as Valley Ridge Shopping Center.
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Buck Hill adds riding club 1963August 8, 1963 Dakota County Tribune introduces Buck Hill's Saddle Club.
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Saddle Club at Buck Hill 1963Something new has been added at Buck Hill ski resort -a saddle club. August 8, 1963 Dakota County Tribune.
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Register to vote 1963August 8, 1963 Dakota County Tribune shows the Connelly's, Wahlberg, Doebel and Richardson's as they register to vote.
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Berean Baptist Church 1963Berean Baptist Church, original headquaters on County Road 42 in 1963.
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Bloomington Can't have Burnsville 1963January 17, 1963 Dakota County Tribune reports: The Minnesota Municipal Commission has denied the city of Bloomington the right to annex the township of Burnsville...
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Captain Ken is coming to District 191 eventJanuary 24, 1963 Dakota County Tribune reports: The fifth annual Burnsville PTA Carnival will feature KMSP Channel 9's Captain Ken.
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The Graduates of 1963May 23, 1963 Dakota County Tribune features the graduating class of 1963.
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Colonial Terrace Shopping Center to open 1963August 22, 1963 Dakota County Tribune reports on the new shopping center home of the Highlander Supper Club. Later this would be the site of Burnsville's first library and then the Valley Natural Foods Coop.
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Colonial TVDecember 12, 1963 Dakota County Tribune ad for Colonial TV, at the Colonial Shopping Center on Nicollet Avenue.
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Eagan's new fire truckAugust 22, 1963 Dakota County Tribune: Eagan township has purchased a 1942 fire truck. Given Burnsville did not have a fire department often times Eagan, Rosemount or Savage fire fighters were called, based on the location of the fire.
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Burnsville PTA CarnivalFebruary 7, 1963 Dakota County Tribune photos of the 5h Annual Burnsville PTA Carnival.
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Burnsville PTA CarnivalCaptain Ken performs at the Burnsville5th annual PTA carnival February, 1963.
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Burnsville PTA CarnivalEnjoying the 5th annual PTA Carnival February 2, 1963.
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Burnsville PTA CarnivalEnjoying the 5th annual PTA Carnival February 2, 1963. Photo Dakota County Tribune.
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Mary Ratzlaff dies 1963Mary Ratzlaff, 56 of Rosemount died February 11, 1963 after an extended illness of 14 years. She was the daughter of George and Rose Visnovec Sr born December 13, 1906 in Burnsville Township. On October 19, 1928 she married Frank Ratzlaff...
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Candidates rally in Burnsville 1963February 28, 1963 Candidates Rally for township election.
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Plaza Food CentreFirst ad for Plaza Food Centre, 1963, later known as Sullivan's SuperValu.
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Dr. Clark LaChapelle, first dentistJune 20, 1963 - Dr. Clark LaChapelle, Burnsville's first dentist.
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Burnsville's first water towerBurnsville's first water tower, 1963 Dakota County Tribune photo.
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Burnsville's first water tower factsFacts about Burnsville's first water tower, Dakota County Tribune photo cutline 1963.
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Burnsville's water tower 1963July 18, 1963 Dakota County Tribune, Burnsville's first water tower.
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Funerals in the 1960sPrior to the 1970s, Burnsville did not have a funeral home. Pioneers often utilized funeral services in St. Paul or Lakeville. In the 1960s one of the Dakota County funeral homes was White's based in Farmington and Lakeville. When Prince of Peace Lutheran sold their original building it became Burnsville's first funeral home. Today it is the White Funeral Home at 12804 Nicollet Avenue.
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Holy Cross ChurchHoly Cross Lutheran Church to be built on County Road 5 near County Road 42. January 10, 1963 Dakota County Tribune.
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Curators recover Indian Skeletons 1963Minnesota Science Museum at the River Hills Housing development where a Native American burial ground was uncovered 1963.
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Burnsville High Theatre tours 1963Burnsville High School tours Arsenic and Old Lace, 1963.
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