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Byrne_school.pdf
This is latest elementary school - Byrne 196529 viewsMarch 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune includes this sketch of a new elementary school to be located in South River Hills. At his point, unnamed, it will be William Byrne School.
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Nicollet Ave in the 1960s23 viewsColonial Shopping Center and Nicollet Avenue.
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River Hills creates their own winter event22 viewsFebruary 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune: Ice Fair at River Hills.
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The 1965 flood21 viewsApril 15, 1965 Dakota County Tribune aerial shows flooding around the Cedar Avenue Bridge.
District_growth.pdf
Over 3170 pre-schoolers now in District 191 - 196518 viewsFebruary 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Pre-school children in the district total 3,170 according to figures obtained last August and by now probably more...
Richard_Brooks.pdf
Richard Brooks named to County Library Board18 viewsMarch 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune: Richard W. Brooks, Burnsville was appointed a trustee of the Dakota Scott Regional Library System. Brooks is financial agency sales supervisor of the North Central Life Insurance Company... He has been a member of the River Hills Association and directors since 1964.

In 1975 Richard Brooks would gather area residents together to write and publish the Burnsville 76 A Community History Book.
Kennelly_road.pdf
Burnsville requests county extension of Kennealy (Kennelly) Road 196518 viewsMarch 25, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Burnsville Village sent the County Commissioners a letter requesting the extension of County Road 32 (Cliff and Kennelly Road) north of Highway 13 to the interchange of 35W and 122nd Street. (The article used the Eagan spelling of the name Kennelly which is Kennealy).
giles_leak.pdf
After lid blew 196517 viewsApril 1, 1965 Dakota County Tribune photo: Children of the Ed Giles family check one of the many holes drilled in the Giles yard to test for natural gas Saturday, after a well cover kept blowing off. A leak was found in the street. (Home located on what is now Burnsville Parkway) across from Jet Plaza (Valley Ridge Shopping Center).
wet_bank.pdf
Bank had wettest basement 196517 viewsMarch 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune: There were plenty of wet basements in the Burnsville area after a night of heavy rain. But Valley National Bank in Eagan probably got the worst of it...
Another_vet.pdf
Another MD to join River's Edge17 viewsFebruary 18, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports Dr. Robert C. Cowger, 32, a general practioner presently interning at Bethesa hospital in St. Paul.
New_barber.pdf
New barber at Colonial Terrace17 viewsMarch 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Marv Lewis, owner of Marv's Barbershop in the Colonial Terrace shopping center has announced the arrival of Bob Bartell as a second barber in the shop.
mouse.pdf
A boy and his mouse 196517 viewsApril 1, 1965 - Dakota County Tribune: This mouse will be part of a science experiment presented by Burnsville sophomore Donald Flick at the high school science fair...
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Crystal View Inn17 viewsFebruary 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune - Crystal View Inn has new management.
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New Maintenance Garage17 viewsJanuary 14, 1965 Dakota County Tribune includes a photo of Burnsville's new Maintenance Garage.
NIght_with_irish.pdf
Irish Night program gets final touches 196516 viewsMarch 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: One of the busiest men in Burnsville the last few weeks has been Joe Kennelly, chair of A Night with the Irish. This year the event takes place at the Burnsville High School with Master of Ceremonies being Bishop Elect James Shannon. More than 100 people will perform...
populations.pdf
Population of Burnsville has tripled 196516 viewsApril 22, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Preliminary results of a special mid-decade two week census show that Burnsville has nearly tripled in size from 1960 - 1965. Burnsville has jumped from a population of 2,716 in 1960 to 10,650 in 1965...
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The 1965 flood16 viewsApril 22, 1965 flood photo in Savage.
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Maintenance Department growth 196516 viewsDakota County Tribune February 4, 1965 photo feature includes: Huge motor grader still in use since 1951 and a front end loader.
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Poured down the sink - illegal liquor 196516 viewsFebruary 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Three bottles of liquor and 83 bottles of beer went down the sink at the Burnsville Police Department Friday afternoon. Lt. Robert French and Officer Jay Butler who completed the job in less than 15 minutes said the beer and liquor was collected over a period of four months...
flood_of_52.pdf
Worse floods since 1952 predicted 196515 viewsMarch 25, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports the Minnesota River is expected to crest 11 feet over flood stage at Savage, according to Joseph H. Strub, Jr, US Weather Bureau river specialist in Minneapolis...

He forecasts the worst spring floods since the record year 1952...
school_concert.pdf
To present concert 196515 viewsMarch 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: The Art of Music will be presented by the Burnsville High School Concert Band March 19, 1965... Dr. Frank Bencriscutto, director of bands at the University of Minnesota, will appear as guest conductor and speaker. Ron Ronning is director.
Pay_raises.pdf
Administrative pay raises at District 19115 viewsMarch 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: The Burnsville Savage District 191 School Board raised most elementary principals to annual salary of $9,800. The article provides the names of principals at each school...
Mrs_P_dies.pdf
Mary Ellen Pomije dies suddenly15 viewsOctober 1, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports on the sudden death of Mary Ellen Pomije, wife of high school principal Robert.
Where_is_Burnsville.pdf
Burnsville? We're founding it now 196514 viewsMarch 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune tells the story of how the Chamber of Commerce is asked:

Would you please send me information on your city, map, postcards, also pictures of your schools and also how your city was founded, Thank you.
Phone_book_address.pdf
Phone book address should be Burnsville 196514 viewsFebruary 11, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: Your address in the phone book should be changed now to Burnsville! The Post Office Department permits the use of the name Burnsville as a mailing address with zipcode 55378. Also Burnsville will be spelled in full, not abbreviated as was Savage (Svge)...
gas_leak.pdf
Gas leak found 196514 viewsApril 1, 1965 Dakota County Tribune reports: A gas leak was discovered at the Giles home, across from Jet Plaza (Valley Ridge Shopping Center).
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Savage State Bank14 viewsFebruary18, 1965 Dakota County Tribune, Grand opening of new Savage State Bank.
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Crystal View Inn14 viewsFebruary 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune: The Crystal View Inn under new management. Location, Crystal Lake.
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Maintenance Department growth 196514 viewsDakota County Tribune February 4, 1965 photo feature includes: Maintenance Department trucks, each with a five yard box, in front of the new equipment garage completed recently. At left is the new truck just delivered to the village. Shown are crew Ralph Braun, Ed Giles, Ken Day and Ed Dobel.
growth_story.pdf
Maintenance Department growth 196514 viewsFebruary 4, 1965 Dakota County Tribune story: The Burnsville maintenance department has grown rapidly in the past 15 years and department head Ed Giles can remember when it did not even deserve this name. Giles has been with the department since 1951 except for a two year stint with Uncle Sam between 1955 and 1957...
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