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First signs for Ridges Complex1975 these signs appeared at what is now the intersection of Nicollet and McAndrews Road, announcing the Ridges.
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Nicollet ClinicA 1979 view of the Nicollet Clinic near the Ridges campus.
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Nicollet ClinicInterior photo of the Nicollet Clinic 1979.
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Works begin on the area for the RidgesInitial work in the area that will house Fairview Ridges Hospital and other Ridges services.
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Fairview Ridges 1984Opened in May of 1984 Fairview Ridges has grown to the premier hospital south of the river and hub around which the Burnsville Medical Alliance cluster was formed. Fairview Ridges has consistently expanded during its first 25 years evidenced by the opening of its new “cath lab” in January of 2009. Fairview Ridges currently employees over 1400 and continues to grow.
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Fairview Ridges 1984Opened in May of 1984 Fairview Ridges has grown to the premier hospital south of the river and hub around which the Burnsville Medical Alliance cluster was formed. Fairview Ridges has consistently expanded during its first 25 years evidenced by the opening of its new “cath lab” in January of 2009. Fairview Ridges currently employees over 1400 and continues to grow.
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Ridges Medical Center 1979One of the early medical buildings on the campus of the Ridges.
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Fairview Ridges HospitalThe Burnsville Current captures the arrival of the first patient at the newly opened hospital.
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Ridges Medical Center 1970sEarly photo of the Ridges Medical Center.
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Ebenezer Ridges Care Center Troop 435 visits Ebenezer Ridges. November 29, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 1976Likely a staged photo of an ambulance at Fairview Ridges Hopsital. November 17, 1976 Burnsville Current.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 1976Kay Young, Medical Technician at the Fairview Ridges Hospital.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 1976Interior view of the Fairview Ridges Hospital photographed by the Burnsville Current.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 1976Published in the Burnsville Current featuring the Fairview Ridges Hopsital.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 1978John McGinnis and Judy Feldstine at Fairview Ridges Hospital 1978 in a Burnsville Current photo.
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Ebenezer Ridges Care Center 1976The original building at what is now called the Ebenezer Ridges Care Center.
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Ridges Medical Center 1970sA full view of the recently completed Ridges Medical Center.
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Ridges Medical Center 1970sA view of the recently completed Ridges Medical Center.
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Ebenezer Ridges Campus Community Fair at the Ridges Care Center - August 23, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Steve NeilsonSteve Neilson was director of the Ebenezer Ridges Care Center in 1977.
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Bruce HaskinBruce Haskin, Ridges Development. August 2, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
ad_for_ridges.pdf
Ad for the RidgesThe long awaited Ridges project is moving steadily forward toward reality. The 140 acre site is ready for the first construction phase...
Ridges Phase 1 will include - Prince of Peace Church, Private medical/dental clinic and a nursing home facility, with final construction completed in the mid 80s.
arbor_memory_care_ridges_2017.pdf
Arbor Care Memory Care at Ridges 2017Since 1976, the Ebenezer Ridges Campus in Burnsville has offered care options for Burnsville and area seniors. They have grown from solely providing skilled nursing to becoming Burnsville's number one choice for assisted living and independent living. Also transitional care, end of life care, adult day and child care.
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 2017Exterior sign at the Burnsville Hospital.
Burnsville_needs_a_hospital.pdf
Burnsville needs a hospital 1979A Burnsville Current editorial - by Mary Ziegenhagen - May 23, 1979.

The Metropolitan Health Board is deliberating the question of whether to permit Fairview Community Hospitals to build a new 150-bed hospital in Burnsville, on the Ridges site near 135th Street and Nicollete.

Even while we recognize that the Twin Cities has a serious problem with surplus hospital beds, at the same time we urge the Health Board to approve the hospital here. Surplus hospital beds are a problem not just of number but distribution, and whatever may be the overall picture this community is under-served...
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Fairview Ridges Hospital 2017Exterior of the Burnsville Hospital.
Cancer_care_at_Ridges_2017.pdf
Cancer Care at Fairview Ridges 2017Cancer patients in the Minnesota River Valley have convenient access to specialized, coordinated cancer care provided by Fairview. The Ridges Hospital is designed to be a comfortable, caring place for the patient and family.
City_manager_cites_need_for_hospital_1979.pdf
City Manager cites need for hospital 1979September 5, 1979 Burnsville Sun reports: A hospital in Burnsville is a necessity and there are really no alternatives to it, Burnsville City Manager Glen Northrup said last week.
Early_Fairview_Ridges_brochure.pdf
At Fairview Ridges, your health is in expert hands 1980sAn undated brochure... Exceptional care that's close to home. Getting good hospital care used to mean a long drive for residents of the Minnesota Valley. Then Fairview Ridges Hospital opened in 1984 bringing expert care to the Minnesota Valley Communities.

Located on the Ridges Campus in Burnsville, our 150 bed facility has the very latest medical equipment and staff of more than 600 physicians, 800 employees and 400 volunteers all dedicated to giving you the very best care...
Ebenezer_Ridges_campus_2017.pdf
Ebenezer Ridges Campus 2017A Burnsville Chamber of Commerce ad for Ebenezer Ridges Campus including: Independent living, Assisted living, Memory care, Skilled nursing, Adult Day Care, Child Care, Transitional Care and End of Life Care.
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