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Morrison_1989.pdf
Morrison sees explosions during the decade 1989December 27, 1989 the Burnsville Current includes a story where former Mayor and then State Representative reflects on the decade of the 80s in Burnsville.
Morrison_sees_explosions_during_the_decade.pdf
Burnsville Current December 27, 1989 (written incorrectly on clipping). Connie Morrison describes a great many explosions when taling about Burnsville during the 1980s, as well as being a period of maturing in the growing city... She served on the City Council, then mayor and now the state representative from the district which includes Burnsville....
music.pdf
Burnsville discovers its own music man - the Burnsville Community OrchestraMay 5, 1983 - Minneapolis Star Tribune features the Burnsville Community Orchestra and director Max Metzger.
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Seniors musical troupe organized 1989February 23, 1989 MInneapolis Star Tribune:
Members of the Valley Troubadors played their customized kazoos. The group is based at the Sioux Trail Senior Center.
Shown - Marilyn Sisier, Evelyn Nordley and Eleanor Plepho.
News_about_history_society_1982.pdf
News about history society1982
northstar_games.pdf
Star of the North Games, June 1989Pages 30- and 31 - The 30th anniversary booklet for Experience Burnsville - the Burnsville Convention and Vistors Bureau includes a feature on the history of the 1989 Star of the North Games when Burnsville was host to the largest amateur sporting event in the State's history at the time. The Burnsville games had 50 events that over 14,000 athletes participated in.
No_more_pumpkins.pdf
Sorry, no more pumpkins at Joe Kennelly's farmOctober 11, 1982 Burnsville Current reports: There will be no pumpkins at Joe Kennelly's this year. After 14 years of pumpkin selling, Joe is reluctantly calling an end to the fall ritual at his farm. Last years' gloomy fall weather convinced him enough was enough. "Oh, gol, last year it was so wet and cold," he said...

Oct_12C_1984_women_join_jc.pdf
With little fanfare, women join Jaycees 1984October 1, 1984 - Burnsville Current reports: The Burnsville Jaycees is no longer an exclusively male club. Following a recent US Supreme Court ruling allowing women to join, four women have entered the club's ranks...
Our_Own_Hardware_ad.pdf
Our Own Hardware headquarters 1982Burnsville Progress 1982- October 18, 1982 the Burnsville Current published a special edition including an ad for the Our Own Hardware headquarters in Burnsville.
p14_BAC.pdf
Burnsville Athletic Club (BAC) 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about the Burnsville Athletic Club. (Page 14).
page_11_Edina_Realty_ad_page.pdf
Edina Realty ad 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition including this ad for Edina Realty. Page 11).
page_12_phone_numbers.pdf
Burnsville phone numbers 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition including phone numbers Burnsville residents should be aware of. (Page 12).
page_20_roads.pdf
Roads 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about Burnsville roads. (Page 20).
page_23_who_is_who_-_Copy.pdf
Who's who in city groups 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information listing the various elected people and volunteers serving the community. (Page23).
page_8_city_services.pdf
City Services 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about services from the city, county, government, schools and non-profits. (Page 8).
pag_10_PARKS_82.pdf
Parks 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information and photos about Burnsville's Park system.
pg_15_Community_Services.pdf
Community Services 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 the Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about District 191's Community Services. (Page 15).
pg_4_and_5_Development_comes_to_burnsville.pdf
Development - new businesses and housing continues to come to Burnsville 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about economic development. (Pages 4 and 5).
Pg_6_Schools.pdf
Schools 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about Burnsville's schools.
pg_8_city_services.pdf
City Services 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about special services available to residents including: The library, Dakota County Public Health Nursing Service and the Community Action Council. (Page 8).
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Crystal View Inn at Crystal Lake burns 1981Crystal View Inn (North West end of Crystal Lake). After it closed, the Fire Department used it for training purposes. This was its final use as it was burnt completely down.
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Crystal View Inn burnt 1981Crystal View Inn (North West end of Crystal Lake). After it closed, the Fire Department used it for training purposes. This was its final use as it was burnt completely down
Planning_for_McAndrews_Dedication.pdf
Planning document for McAndrews Road DedicationShows what goes into planning a dedication. Oct 1985
Police_Fire_Split_1981.pdf
Police Fire Departments Split 1981By GARY KUBAT Staff Writer Dakota County Tribune August 8, 1981

In a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Burnsville City Council voted 3-2 to split the public safety depart­ment, restructure its organiza­tion and most likely eliminate rotation between police and fire duty for public safety officers.

Mayor Paul Scheunemann, Councilman Paul Hoover and Councilman James Renneke voted in favor of separating the police and fire divisions while Councilwoman Connie Morrison and Councilman James Pappathatos voted against the mo­tion.

Scheunemann presented members of the Burnsville Public Safety Long-Range Master Plan­ning Committee with a schematic of his proposed department reorganization at a workshop meeting June 4.

Although the plan contained the same number of positions cur­rently in the department, 40 police and 23 fire, the positions of public safety director, currently held by Michael DuMoulin, and deputy director, currently held by Charles Deutschmann, were eliminated.

Instead, the position of police chief was created to parallel the position of fire chief currently held by Brian Holzer. Each chief would report to City Manager James Spore.

Since June 4, the committee has been reviewing Scheunemann’s plan and other alternatives. At its July 23 meeting, the committee voted 6-2-1 to retain the present organization of the department and to continue rotation until the following questions have been answered: replacement pro­ grams for rotation/md their cost; a personal preference evalua­ tion; and the benefits of rotation to the community.

Scheunemann stated the vote of the committee wasn’t unanimous, adding there were “serious problems in delivering adequate service” which could be “traced directly” to the public safety concept. He moved to adopt his proposed reorganization.
Hoover, who seconded the mo­tion, asked for an amendment which Scheunemann agreed to. In Scheunemann’s schematic, there were four lieutenants under the police chief: investigation, patrol, purchasing and special assignment.
Hoover wished to eliminate the lieutenants of purchasing and special assignment and make those positions civilian under ad­ ministrative services. “I don’t see the need for four lieutenants,” he said.
The amendment reorganization plan will most like­ly result in the demotions of Deutschmann and Lieutenant Gerald Van Heel to sergeants while Fred Rau, lieutenant of in­vestigation and, David Farr­ington, lieutenant of patrol, will retain their positions.

Spore presented a detailed report on the public safety issue, outlining problems, alternatives and this conclusion: “I believe the public safety concept has merit as one option to hold the line on cost increases."

Holzer, in a memo to DuMoulin dated July 29, said: “It is my preference that full specializa­tion occur and ultimately no rota­tion be employed in order to staff fire forces.”
A number of residents also spoke on the proposal, the ma­jority citing the lack of informa­tion on cost analysis and lack of taxpayer involvement in the deci­ sion.
Following a break after the vote on reorganization, the coun­cil reconvened to discuss im­plementation 6f the plan and the practice of rotation. Scheunemann and Holzer voiced support of eliminating rotation as did DuMoulin.

“As long as you separated the departments,” DuMoulin said, “it (rotation) serves no value.” Both implementation of the reorganization and rotation will be addressed in reports to the council at its meeting Wednes­day, Sept. 9.
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Burnsville 1980sCounty Roads throughout Burnsville were lined with power lines.
Progress_Edition_page_2_version_2.pdf
Close up photo of the Economic Development Commission 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information from the Economic Development Commission. This was page 2 including photos of the members: Art Nelson, Sam Cleveland (chair), David Bruce, Dave Moen, Patrick Taillefer, Jim Tucker, Ray Connelly, Michael Falk, Joel Theisen, Donald Sidner and Matthew Gonring. Not pictured - Ronald Swagger.
p_16_Volunteer_organizations.pdf
Volunteer organizations 1982Burnsville Progress 1982 - October 18, 1982 The Burnsville Current published a special edition with information about volunteer options from organizations throughout the community. (Page 16).
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Dakota County Recyclables in Burnsville1989 ad for the Dakota County Recyclables Center in Burnsville off Cliff Road and 12th Avenue.
respondents_split_on_pool_1985.pdf
Respondents nearly split on city pool issue - 1985The June 24, 1985 Burnsville Current reports: Whether city facilities plans should include a community swimming pool evoked nearly a 50 - 50 split among residents who responded to Burnsville's fourth annual opinion survey.
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South River Hills DayJune 9, 1983 Minneapolis Star Tribune features the prior weeks South River Hills Day.
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