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City of Savage ConnectionThe August 2020 issue of the City of Savage's newsletter.Aug 13, 2020
Janet Bohn WilliamsA profile of life long area resident Janet Bohn Williams, mayor of Savage. April 6, 2018 Savage Pacer.

Aug 13, 2020
M.W. Savage horseshoe teamA member of the M.W. Savage horseshoe team.Aug 13, 2020
St. John the Baptist torn down 1984St. John the Baptist's structure built in 1902 is torn down July 1984 for a new church.Aug 13, 2020
No butts about it, Burnsville Center goes smoke freeApril 11, 1993 The Burnsville Center goes smoke free.Aug 13, 2020
Double dose of logos will bring BHS Blaze to lifeJune 23, 1993 - Burnsville Sun Current:

Kelsey Mann's artwork has been chosen as one of two designs for the new Blaze logo at Burnsville High School. Burnsville resident Harry Olsen donated the other logo design chosen. The logos will supplant the School's Brave's mascot which the school board voted to replace...
Aug 13, 2020
Mall owners not pleased with eminent domain optionSeptember 29, 1994 - Sun Current: The City of Burnsville's bid for Diamondhead Mall is still hundreds of thousands of dollars short of being acceptable, according to the mall's owners....

Eventually, the mall would be purchased by School District 191 as a second location for the high school.
Aug 13, 2020
Long ago, Burnsville was ByrnesvilleIn an August 1, 1993 Burnsville Thisweek newspaper letter to the editor, Frank and Catherine Byrnes Miller share her relationship
and stories about the Byrne family, which Burnsville is named for.
Aug 13, 2020
AAA MinnesotaLocated on Travelers Trail, Burnsville, now the site of the Maven.Aug 13, 2020
Metroplitan map 1968This area map appears in a promotional booklet for the City of Burnsville, around 1968 - note Lebanon (Now Apple Valley) and Glendale (Now Savage).Aug 13, 2020
Valley National Bank1970s view of Valley National Bank, Highway 13 in Eagan.Aug 13, 2020
Savage State BankA view of the bank in the 1970s.Aug 13, 2020
Steve Nielsen to lead Ebenezer Ridges 1976July 7, 1976 - Burnsville Current:

Steve Nielsen selected as Administrator of the newly completed Ebenezer Ridges, 104 bed nursing care center.
Aug 13, 2020
Savage now a shipping townSeptember 9, 1942 Minneapolis Tribune:

Once known as the home of racing with Dan Patch, now Savage could be known as a shipyard.
Aug 13, 2020
Hedgehog kidsNovember 23, 1989 for an ad at the Valley Ridge Shopping Center.Aug 13, 2020
Funtime HobbiesNovember 23, 1989 ad for a business at Valley Ridge Shopping Center.Aug 13, 2020
Cougar roams SavageSt. Cloud Times - April 28, 2002

Cougar roaming Savage Minnesota.
Aug 13, 2020
Merrill Madsen diesDecember 22, 1994 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Merrill Madsen Jr., former mayor and council member in Savage dies. At the time of his death, he lived in Burnsville.
Aug 12, 2020
No ambulance for Burnsville yetOctober 6, 1983 Dakota County Tribune:

The City of Burnsville will not operate its own ambulance service yet.
Aug 12, 2020
Medical Center at Burnsville opens Feb 1, 1961The Burnsville Medical Center now under construction will open around February 1 near Highway 13 and Highway 101.Aug 12, 2020
Medical Clinic to open in July 1971June 10, 1971 Dakota County Tribune reports:

Nicollet Clinic will open a branch office in Burnsville in early July...
Aug 12, 2020
William DeShaw diesSeptember, 1971

William James DeShaw, age 68, a life long resident of Burnsville died unexpectedly while at work June 4th.
Aug 12, 2020
Sioux Trail Senior CenterInformational brochure for when there was a senior center at Sioux Trail School.Aug 12, 2020
2020 PandemicAugust 8, 2020 - Savage Pacer

Burnsville, Eagan, Savage district talk hybrid model for re-opening during pandemic.
Aug 12, 2020
Ebenezer RidgesCreating a neighborhood of senior care informational brochure. Undated - estimated to be 1990.Aug 12, 2020
B. Robert Lewis HouseA shelter for abused women founded by Community Action Council in the 1970s. The house is located in Eagan.Aug 12, 2020
Ray Egan long time postal employee of Savage and Burnsville dies 2016.Raymond E. Egan, age 86, of Savage, passed peacefully and gracefully at his home in Savage, MN, on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

The youngest of 13 children, Ray was born in Savage, MN to George and Sadie (Kennedy) Egan. The Egan family farmed on what is now Hidden Valley Park. During the Korean War, Ray served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1949-1952 as a Jet Engine Specialist.

Ray married Shirley Coleman on July 3, 1954, in Shakopee, MN. He worked as a Rural Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 31 years, delivering mail on a route that included all of Savage and Burnsville. Ray also served more than two decades as a Savage Firefighter.
Ray and Shirley shared a long and happy retirement in Arizona - enjoying frequent adventures around the country in their RV. They returned to Savage, where they've lived the last few years and recently celebrated 62 years of marriage. The family truly appreciated this extra time with Ray, a beloved mentor who taught us all to be our best. Ray's smile melted hearts and his gentle manner shaped our behavior. Ray loved his family, loved God, loved America and was very proud of his Irish heritage. His oft-repeated humorous stories and sayings are treasures that will keep him near, like his advice to us when driving - 'keep'er between the weeds' and 'stay out of the left lane.' Ray was always ready with a good story that we'd heard before, but gladly listened to again. Ray was a restless man, but always with good purpose. He fixed all kinds of things and tinkered with woodworking projects. The evidence surrounds us with a custom wooden shelf here or a little bird-house there. We raise our glass to you Ray - and we know if we were to ask if you'd like another beer - you'd just smile and say, 'a good bartender never asks.' Slainte!

Ray is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Shirley; daughters and son, Liz (Dan) Hughes, Steve Egan (Tracy Pang), Sandy (Jeff) Renner; grandchildren, Nickie (Tim) Nielsen, Scott (Stacey) Hughes, Jessyka (David) Williams, Egan Renner, Rebekka Renner; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Jane Pentz. Preceded in death by his parents, 11 brothers and sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 1:00 PM, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 West 125th St., Savage, MN. Presiding is the Reverend Michael Tix.

Visitation Tuesday from 11 AM to 12:45 PM with Fireman's prayer at noon, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Private family interment.
Aug 12, 2020
Fairview Ridges ClinicMarch 2004 ad for Fairview RidgesAug 12, 2020
Minnesota Natural GasMinnesota Natural Gas when located in Savage.Aug 12, 2020
Black Dog Power PlantNorthern States Power Company - Black Dog Power Plant.Aug 12, 2020
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