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1968 A Night with the IRISHThe Night with the Irish began as an annual St Patrick's event at St. John the Baptist in Burnsville organized by Joe Kennelly. After Mary Mother of the Church was established the Women's Club Of Mary Mother sponsored the event with Joe in charge of entertainment. KSTP Newscaster Bob Ryan was the emcee of the 1968 program. Prices for tickets were $1 for adults, 50 cents for high school students and 25 cents for those younger.
Teens at the House Teen CenterThree teens at "The House" at Lake Alimagnet, which was used as a teen center.
Burnsville farmsUnidentifed farm in Burnsville circa 1970.
1970 Burnsville Commuity ProfileCerated by the Minnesota Department of Economic Development.
Plans develop for Burnsville FESTI - VILLEFebruary 14, 1974 Burnsville Sun -

Plans for the civic celebration in Burnsville are progressing smoothly... the suggested name Burnsville FESTI-VILLE.
1976 ballotSample ballot for the 1976 Burnsville election.
Recreation Guide 1976The Bicentennial Year Book published by the Burnsville Current June 30, 1976 includes a full page photo feature showing Burnsville's recreational opportunities.
New Water Treatment Plant 1977July 27, 1977 Burnsville Current:

Rusty water, which has plagued many Burnsville households should become a thing of the past when the new water treatment plant goes into operation...
Swine Flu 1976Jack Kennelly, then employed at Community Action Council, receives his swine flu shot.
He was selected as the Swine Flu Communications person for the project.
Billboard advertisingWhile not specifically in Burnsville, this Twin Cities based advertisement for milk could have been found on the 35W freeway at some point.
Kids at PlayThe Burnsville Current in 1977 catches summer fun of area kids.
Snow shovelingWinter 1978 snow shoveling in Burnsville.
Biking in BurnsvilleUnidentified bikers appear in this 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
Abandoned farm on County Road 11 today Berkshire Town homesPhoto 1976 by the Burnsville Current, a reminder of Burnsville's past of a barn near Lake Alamagnet.
Burnsville WoodsOne of the housing developments in Burnsville - shown in the mid 1970s.
Country View EstatesA housing development located on County Road 11, site of the former Tony Pivec farm.
Crystal Lake 1970sIce fishing at Crystal Lake.
Burnsville Town Meeting 1976During the Bicentennial Year, the city sponsored a town meeting inviting the residents to talk about the future.
Burnsville Town Meeting 1976During the Bicentennial year, the city sponsored a Town Meeting inviting residents to look toward the future.
Burnsville Recycling Center 1976In the 1970's Burnsville operated its own recycling center. Today Burnsville's recycling department is shared between the cities of Burnsville, Eagan and Apple Valley and is located in Eagan.

Gas shortage - long lines 1979 - 1980The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution resulting in long lines at the gas pumps, as shown at this Burnsville station.
Burnsville Library 1970sMaureen_Cuddigan of the library staff during a puppet show.
A Burnsville Home in the 1970sInterior photo of a Burnsville home, location not provided.
A Burnsville Home in the 1970sInterior photo of a Burnsville home, location not provided.
Burnsville High School 1978 - Collapse of roof.
Burnsville High School 1978 - Collapse of Roof.
Joe Kennelly's pumpkinsLocal kids having fun at Joe Kennelly's pumpkin patch, undated photo, likely mid 1970s.
Joe Kennelly's pumpkinsUndated clipping, likely mid 1970's, local kids at Joe Kennelly's pumpkin patch on Highway 13.
Wally Day farm house 1976The Wally Day Farm house was located directly across the street from the Day Park on County Road 5.
Biking in BurnsvilleThis photo appeared in the Burnsville Current during the 1970s.
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