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DCHS_November_2020_Newsletter.pdf
The Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940Dakota County Historical Society November, 2020 Newsletter recalls the Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940.Nov 30, 2020
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Lyndale Stock Farm 1947June 28, 1947 MInneapolis Star Tribune:

Extensive damage was reported at the Lyndale Stock Farm, southeast of Savage, where the wind flattened a $16,000 livestock barn. The farm is owned by the White Investment Company and operated by Mike Thomas.
Oct 09, 2020
1941_gossip.pdf
Burnsville News 1941May 30, 1941 Dakota County Tribune Burnsville column.

Walter and Rose Kennelly's 43rd wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Frank Visnovec visits St. Paul.
Jim and Rosella Ryan's car hit.
A Dance at Sea Grit Inn.
Ball game next Sunday, a .15 charge
Johnanna Lannon of St. Paul spends the weekend at Wm Lannons.
Sep 14, 2020
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When electricity came to BurnsvilleApril 22, 2012 - Minneapolis Star Tribune -

The Dakota County Historical Society exhibit features when electricity came to Dakota County and Burnsville.
Shown in photo: Manager Clarence Gelder goes over construction details with foreman Juel Ruh in Eagan, December 1946. Sylvester Thompson is in the driver's seat.
Aug 29, 2020
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When electricity came to BurnsvilleApril 22, 2012 - Minneapolis Star Tribune -

The Dakota County Historical Society exhibit features when electricity came to Dakota County and Burnsville in 1946
Aug 28, 2020
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Fishing in SavageMay 2, 1946 fishing near Savage.May 27, 2020
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Burnsville defined 1947The Minneapolis Star Tribune September 19, 1947 defines Burnsville:

The township doesn't have any stores, not even a general store.
The township is an old Irish settlement, with the ancestors of the two
sponsors starting farming in that area in 1856. The area lies south
of the Minnesota River in the vicinity of Lyndale Avenue.

Sep 07, 2018
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Nature Although photographed in 2018, this photo is in honor of Joe Kennelly and Enos Gallagher known for their maintaining of wild turkeys at their farms.Apr 16, 2018
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Nature Although photographed in 2018, this photo is in honor of Joe Kennelly and Enos Gallagher known for their maintaining of wild turkeys at their farms.Apr 16, 2018
1941_Burnsville_baseball_team.pdf
1941 Champs baseball teamAn August 29, 1941 newspaper clipping (likely the Dakota County Tribune) shows the 1941 Burnsville champion baseball team.Feb 22, 2018
nursing_classes.pdf
Nursing class began in Burnsville November 5, 1943The first meeting of the Burnsville home nursing group was held in the home of Mrs. Frank Fischer October 27, 1943. Mrs. Alfred Kohls is chairwoman and Mrs. Louis Gramsey and Mrs. Frank Fischer are local leaders.

We were taught the proper way of giving a patient a bath and also how to change the bedding with a patient in the bed and many other helpful things. Mrs. Herman Holman was our patient. There were 16 women present. After the meeting a delicious lunch was served. - Mrs. Earl Holman reporter.
Dec 05, 2017
1943_gossip.pdf
Dakota County Tribune 1943 newsEach week the Dakota County Tribune provided NEWS EVENTS AT BURNSVILLE.
Here's the news published November 5, 1943.

Jul 05, 2017
burnsville_1947.pdf
Sept 1947 Description of BurnsvilleSept 19, 1947 - Mpls Star describes Burnsville:
The township doesn't have any stores, not even a general store. The township is an old Irish settlement, with the ancestors of the two sponsors starting farming in that area in 1856. The area lies south of the Minnesota river in the vicinity of Lyndale Avenue.
Jun 04, 2017
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Burnsville baseball team 1939May 26, 2017
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Burnsville Baseball team 1950May 17, 2017
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Burnsville Baseball team 1946May 17, 2017
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Burnsville Baseball 1942The Burnsville Baseball team, were champions in 1942. The team in the front row - left to right: Dick Kehneman, Joe Kennelly, Marty Gallagher, Bartley McAndrews and Pete Laurieas.
Second row: Owen Connelly, Jim Slater, Pat Connelly Jr., Bob Johnson and Wes Lane. Back row: Joe H. Egan, George Sonny Allen, Morgan O'Brien, Herb McDonald, Leo Bunker and Red Deveny. This was the last team to play before World War II. The local baseball activity did not resume until 1946.
May 17, 2017
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Christmas 1948 SantaTerry Kearney with Santa in 1948.Apr 24, 2017
Charles_and_Babelle_Price_1944_-_50th.pdf
Charles and Babelle Price 1944 - 50th AnniversaryMr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Price, residents of Crystal Lake, the past 30 years, who celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary Christmas day, are pictured above. They were pleasantly surprised that day by ten relatives from Minneapolis, who brought a sumptuous dinner and gifts, in­cluding a purse of money, a gold­ en bag with 50 new pennies, and a $25 war bond. Decorations at the table were 50c pieces and a Christmas tree.

Friday, Dec. 29th, the following .neighbors surprised the honored couple in the evening and pre­sented them with a luncheon and a purse: Chas. Fischer, Ed Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. C. Dally, Margaret Dally, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Kraft, Warnie Kraft, Mr. and Mrs. Art Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blerson, Esther Backus, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Len Deeg, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kraft, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Holman, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kohls, Bill Kohls, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Strese, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kohls, Mrs. C. Cederblade, Mr. and Mrs. John McAndrews. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gramsey, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fischer, Mrs. Bertha Ratzlaff.

Chas. H. Price, who was born Dec. 22, 1867 in Pennsylvania, and Miss Babelle E. Patch born in Iowa, June 22, 1869, were united in marriage Dec. 25th, 1894 at Hudson, Wis., by a Rev. Martin in the Methodist parsonage. They have no children.

Thirty years ago they moved to the old McDonald farm on the northeast shore of Crystal lake, where they continued to reside. They operated a summer resort until 1925, when the lake reced­ed. Mr. and Mrs. Price moved here from Minneapolis, where he was a line engraver on the Minne­apolis Times, many years.
Congratulations and best wish­es are extended to the honored couple.
Jan 08, 2017
         
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