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The shopping center that did not happen 1965March 4 and June 3, 1965 Minnesota Valley Review

Officials of Red Owl Stores announced this week purchase of approximately 15 acres of land from Pemtom Inc. Red Owl plans to develop on the site a shopping complex to be called River Hills Shopping Center.... The Shopping center was never built...
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1963 ad for River HillsText portion of January 13, 1963 MInneapolis Star Tribune ad for Pemtom's River Hills. 55555
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1963 ad for River HillsJanuary 13, 1963 MInneapolis Star Tribune ad for Pemtom's River Hills.55555
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Pemtom homesDecember 25, 1965 Merry Christmas from River Hills - Pemtom.55555
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Co. 42 improvement is making progressSeptember 28, 1972 Dakota County Tribune - An aerial of work on County Road 42 between 35W and County Road 5.55555
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Country Club Grocery opens 1972August 10, 1972 Dakota County Tribune - Country Club opens just a few blocks from Cedarvale. 55555
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Country Club Grocery opens 1972August 10, 1972 Dakota County Tribune - Country Club opens just a few blocks from Cedarvale.55555
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AAA getting settledOctober 19, 1967 Dakota County Tribune- In the travel department of AAA in Burnsville.55555
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AAA first location in BurnsvilleAerial of AAA being built, March, 1967.55555
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Eaton's Surban Texaco to openJanuary 26, 1967 Dakota County Tribune - ad for Burnsville's newest gas station located at County Road 42 and 35 W.55555
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Surban Texaco to openJanuary 26, 1967 - Dakota County Tribune, photo of new gas station opening at County Road 42 and 35W.55555
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Jack's Place interiorMay 18, 1967 Dakota County Tribune ad - Interior of Jack's Place, County Road 42.55555
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July 2, 1964 Dakota County Tribune aerial of North River Hills (Highway 13 visible at top of photo).55555
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Northwestern States Portland Cement, now site of Walmart.September 3, 1964 Dakota County Tribune reports via a new photo: Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, a cement distribution center located on Highways 13 and 35 W in Burnsville Village is shown looking west. The $1.5 million complex opened March 9, 1964 as a distribution point for cement in the Twin Cities area. The cement, manufactured in Mason City, Iowa is shipped to the plant by rail. The large silos at the left of the photo are storage towers which hold cement for the busy season. The other buildings are offices and apartments. This is now the site of Walmart.55555
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River Hills Water TowerMay 28, 1964 Dakota County Tribune shows Burnsville's second water tower in River Hills.

A second Burnsville water tank is being erected by Pemtom development known as River Hills. This tank, not nearly as large as the original million gallon tank in Burnsville, will be turned over to the township when it is completed. It will serve River Hills and the surrounding area. The tank is located on the south side of Highway 13.
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North River Hills, the start of a 1000 home development 1963River Hills, Bursnville 1963.55555
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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.55555
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160 homes sold in River HillsDakota County Tribune March 28, 1963 reports: According to Pemton Inc., 160 new homes valued at more than $3,300.000 have been sold in the River Hills Development in an 8 week period...55555
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River Hills by air 1969Aerial from the Dakota County Tribune of the River Hills, 1963 as a new housing development. 55555
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River Hills homes 1968March 17, 1968 ad for Pemtom's River Hills.55555
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Burnsville Scenes 1963Published in a report in 1963 photos include - Colonial Shopping Center, Lehigh Portland Cement, North River Hills, the Burnsville High School, and unidentified Burnsville housing areas. 55555
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South River Hills DayEach May, the River Hills housing developments sponsor a one day community garage sale drawing shoppers from the Twin Cities. Photo June, 1977.55555
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A Burnsville Home in the 1970sInterior photo of a Burnsville home, location not provided.55555
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full_page_river_hills_65rev.pdf
1965 River Hills AdAn example of one of many ads developed by Pemtom for the River Hills Housing Development.55555
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Winter in North River HillsA photo of an unidentified street in North River Hills winter 1966.55555
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New builds in River HillsThe owners of new builds in North and South River Hills were recognized with these simple signs.55555
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Line drawing - 1988 A Creek in BurnsvilleArtist Barb Starner created a series of Burnsville historic sites for the 1988 Cornerstone Copy calendar.55555
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Newspaper ad for River HillsPemtom advertises the River Hills Housing options.55555
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Early stages of North River HillsVarious designs of homes were made available within North and South River Hills.55555
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Pemtom Plat Document55555
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