Press Releases

November 2018

Learn to Skate Winter Lesson Registration Opens Dec. 14

Savanna Restoration Efforts to Expand at Terrace Oaks Park
Section of Cross Country Ski Trail will Close for Several Weeks; Main Loop will Remain Open

Next Indoor 'Movie in the Outfield' is Saturday, Dec. 15

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority News Release
Third Annual MVTA Stuff the Bus Event Stocks Food Shelves

Hastings City Administrator Melanie Mesko Lee Named Burnsville's Next City Mananger (PDF)

Mayor Elizabeth Kautz Recognized by Hamline University with 2018 Women in Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award (PDF) 

Kealey, Workman Elected to Burnsville City Council (PDF)

Heart Restart Compression Only CPR Training Offered at Burnsville Fire Station (PDF)

Burnsville Community Foundation News Release
Burnsville Community Foundation to Light Up Heart of the City Nov. 21 (PDF)

Registration for Men's Co-Rec Broomball Leagues Opens Nov. 5-6 (PDF)

Warm Up this Winter with Indoor 'Movies in the Outfield' (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television Announces Winter Event Schedule (PDF)

October 2018











Minnesota Department of Transportation News Release
I-35W Southbound Lane Closures Over the Minnesota River in Bloomington, Burnsville Begin Oct. 18 (PDF)

Burnsville City Council Recognizes Nine 'Community Builders' (PDF)

Open House, Online Feedback Opportunity for on-Street Bike Lanes (PDF)

Halloween Fest Oct. 26 Offers Treat Trail, Music and More (PDF)

Celebrate Halloween on the Ice with the Burnsville Ice Center Oct. 28 (PDF)

Youth Hip Hop Dance Classes Offered at the Garage (PDF)

New Pickleball Court at Red Oak Park in Burnsville (PDF)

September 2018

Emergency Preparedness Workshop Oct. 23 (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television to Host Open House for Non-Profit Organizations Oct. 30 (PDF)

Birnamwood Fall Rates Keep Golfers 'in the Swing' (PDF)

Burnsville Fire Department Open House Oct. 11 (PDF)

New Burnsville Family Fest Is Saturday, Oct. 13 (PDF)

New Mea Day of Play Oct. 18 (PDF)

Dakota County News Release:

Two License Centers to Temporarily Stop Accepting Driver's License Applications
Burnsville, Lakeville Locations Preparing for Real Id Change (PDF)

Absentee Voting for November General Election Begins Sept. 21 (PDF)

Burnsville, Dakota County, Cities and Service Organizations to Host Volunteer Resource Fair Sept. 25 (PDF)

Oktoberfest Fundraiser to Benefit Burnsville Police Department Oct. 4 (PDF)

Homeowner Building Workshop Oct. 11 (PDF)

Fall Archery Deer Hunts Scheduled in Kelleher Park (PDF)

Arrest Made in Case of Elizabeth Perrault (PDF)

Community Notification Meeting on Three Level Iii Offenders Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 P.M. (PDF)

Burnsville Visual Arts Society to Provide Rotating Art Displays in Burnsville City Hall (PDF)

2040 Comprehensive Plan Open House Scheduled for Sept. 19 (PDF)

New Glo Run Night Race for All Ages Sept. 28 (PDF)

Fall Colors Walk for Ages 62+ Wednesday, Oct. 3 (PDF)

August 2018

City of Burnsville to Flush Hydrants Starting Sept. 10 (PDF)

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day Saturday, Sept. 29 (PDF)

Dakota County News Release:

Workforce Summit to Sharpen Recruitment and Retention Skills
Event to Offer Speakers, Networking and Employers of Excellence Awards Presentation (PDF)

Buckthorn-Munching Goats Coming to Burnsville This Fall (PDF)

Construction Begins on Old Archery Range Site, New Site on Zenith Avenue Expected to Open Late September (PDF)

Figure out 'Who Done It' During Ritter Farm Park Hike Sept. 8 (PDF)

Burnsville Women of Today News Release

6th-Annual Retro 5K Run & Walk Is Saturday, Sept. 15
Race to Benefit Burnsville Women of Today's 'Youth of Today Scholarship' (PDF)

Construction to Begin on North Segment (Rose Bluff) of Lake Marion Greenway in Burnsville Aug. 20 (PDF)

Learn to Skate Fall Registration Now Open
Lessons Begin Week of Oct. 3 (PDF)

Free 'How to Win the Buckthorn Battle' Workshop Planned for Sept. 13 (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television Announces Fall Event Schedule (PDF)

Primary Election Narrows Burnsville City Council Field to Four (PDF)

Burnsville Fire Chief Receives Chief Fire Officer Designation from Center for Public Safety Excellence (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television Summer Programs Available Online on Demand (PDF)

Birnamwood Fall League Registration Open
Fall Leagues Run Sept. 4 Through Oct. 25 (PDF)

July 2018

Burnsville Police Seek Assistance Locating Missing Elderly Male (PDF)

Burnsville Municipal Primary Set for Aug. 14
Absentee Voting Open Through Aug. 13 (PDF)

Grandparents, Grandkids & Seniors Day at Holz Farm Aug. 24 (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television to Hold Open House Aug. 29 (PDF)

Burnsville Awarded $14,000 Grant for Crosswalk Upgrade from Aarp Community Challenge (PDF)

Shred the Park for Teens Skateboarding Class Offered in Burnsville (PDF)

Youth Fishing Clinic at Crystal Lake Aug. 20 (PDF)

Kids Invited to 'Go Nuts with Nature' During New Two-Day Nature Camp (PDF)

Burnsville Women of Today News Release

6th-Annual Retro 5K Run & Walk Is Saturday, Sept. 15
Race to Benefit Burnsville Women of Today's 'Youth of Today Scholarship' (PDF)

'Friday Night Boogie' July 27 in Nicollet Commons Park (PDF)

Stories Come to Life During Storywalk at Day Park July 20-13 (PDF)

Burnsville Parkway, Nicollet Avenue Intersection to Remain Temporary Four-Way Stop at Least Through Monday Evening
Motor Vehicle Accident on July 4 Damaged Signal Control Cabinet (PDF)

Burnsville Continues Work to Help the Pollinator Population
Workshop on How to Attract More Pollinators to Fruit and Vegetable Gardens Aug. 9 (PDF)

Nominations Open for Burnsville's Annual Community Builder Awards
Nominations Due Friday, Aug. 31 (PDF)

June 2018

Applications Now Open for Burnsville Citizens Academy
Citizens Academy to Be Held Thursday Nights Sept. 13 & Nov. 15 (PDF)

Neighborhoods Invited to Apply for City Buckthorn Pickup (PDF)

Senior Summer Movie Series
'Just Eat It' to Be Screened July 26 (PDF)

Burnsville Neighbors Invited to Participate in Minnesota Night to Unite Tuesday, Aug. 7
Party Registration Due by July 26 (PDF)

Burnsville Drinking Water Quality Report Available Online (PDF)

City Compost Site Open Select Weekends to Residents for Buckthorn Disposal (PDF)

Second Shred the Park Skateboarding Class Offered in Burnsville (PDF)

International Festival of Burnsville Committee News Release

International Festival of Burnsville Set for Saturday, July 21
Celebrate Diverse Cultural Heritage with Music, Dance, Art, Food and More (PDF)

Absentee Voting for City Council Primary Begins June 29
Six File for Two City Council Seats (PDF)

Recycling Now Available in Numerous Burnsville Parks (PDF)

Employers Invited to Vie for Third-Annual 'Employers of Excellence' Awards (PDF)

Wildflower & Wildlife Nature Walk for Adults 62+ (PDF)

I Love Burnsville Essay Contest Winners Announced June 5 (PDF)

Closures, Lane Reductions on Burnsville Parkway Scheduled for June 14-15 (PDF)

Volunteers Sought for Flag Raising/Lowering, Mobile Volunteer Network, Storm Drain Stenciling (PDF)

Concerts, Movies and Fun Scheduled for Burnsville Parks This Summer (PDF)

Registration for Fall Adult Softball, Sand Volleyball Leagues Opens in June (PDF)

Senior Summer Movie Series
'His Neighbor Phil' to Be Screened June 21  (PDF)

BCTV Announces Summer Hours for Public Access, Programming (PDF)

May 2018

Gas Leak, Power Outage at Burnsville School Bus Garage Results in Delayed School Start (PDF)

Explore the Outdoors During Grand Opening of New Nature Play Area at Terrace Oaks East Park June 9 (PDF)

Skateboarding Classes Offered in Burnsville in June, 'School's Out Skate Jam' Competition June 7 (PDF)

Beginner Pickleball Lessons for Older Adults Wednesdays in June (PDF)

Burnsville Recognized at Minnesota Association of Government Communicators Northern Lights Awards (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television Announces Summer Coverage Schedule (PDF)

Burnsville Police Officer, Firefighter Recognized with State Safety Awards
Officer Erin Holznagel Is J. Edgar Hoover Police Safety Award Winner
Firefighter/Paramedic Chris Walker Is Firefighter Safety Award Winner (PDF)

Burnsville Police Department Open House/Tours June 5
Tour the Newly Renovated Building as Part of I Love Burnsville Week (PDF)

I Love Burnsville Friday Fest, Flicks on the Bricks Is June 8 (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television to Provide Live Coverage of St. Paul Saints Baseball (PDF)

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Burnsville
City Encourages Residents to Look for Signs of EAB in Ash Trees (PDF)

Firefighter/Paramedic Chris Walker Named Burnsville's First Firefighter of the Year (PDF)

I Love Burnsville Adventure Run Is Saturday, June 2
Event Part of I Love Burnsville Week June 2 & 9 (PDF)

Recycle Appliances, Electronics and More in Burnsville on June 2
Part of I Love Burnsville Week June 2-9 (PDF)

Registration Open for Youth and Adult Tennis
Tennis Lessons/Classes Begin in June (PDF)

Go Treasure Hunting at Burnsville's Community-Wide Garage Sale May 18-19 (PDF)

Filing for Burnsville City Council Candidacy Open May 22 and June 5 (PDF)

Registration Open for Summer Playground Programs, 'Kids of Summer' and New 'Camp Explore' (PDF)

I Love Burnsville Week Is June 2 and 9 (PDF)

Multiple Events Scheduled for Older Adults During I Love Burnsville Week (PDF)

Local Non-Profits Invited to share 'How You Serve the Community' at PSA Day (PDF)

April 2018

Playground Program 'sneak Peek' Is May 19
Part of National Kids to Parks Day (PDF)

Fourth-Annual Burnsville Native Plant Market Is Saturday, May 19 (PDF)

Registration for Summer 'Learn to Skate' Lessons Opens May 7 (PDF)

Adult Hockey League Registration Closing Soon (PDF)

International Festival of Burnsville Committee Press Release:

Call for Artists: 2018 International Festival Cultural Perspectives
'Our Lives: a Universal Experience' Art Exhibit (PDF)

Dakota County CDA Press Release:

Mortgage and Downpayment Assistance Available for Dakota County Homebuyers (PDF)

Body Found in Burnsville Identified as Missing Person (PDF)

Birnamwood Golf League Registration Closes April 26 (PDF)

Cinco De Mayo Fundraiser Benefitting Burnsville Fire Department May 3 (PDF)

Learn to Curl Classes Available at Burnsville Ice Center in April/May (PDF)

City of Burnsville to Flush Hydrants Starting April 16, Weather Permitting (PDF)

2018 Arbor Day Tree Sale Set for Saturday, April 28 (PDF)

Election Judges Needed for Aug. 14 Primary and Nov. 6 General Elections (PDF)

March 2018

Local Government Can't Work Without People like You
Burnsville City Council Seeks Applicants for Advisory Commissions (PDF)

Severe Weather Awareness Week Is April 9-13
Two Statewide Tornado Drills Scheduled for Thursday, April 12 (PDF)

Spring Aging & Wellness Expo Set for April 26 (PDF)

'Impressions on Ice' Skating Show April 27-28
Registration for Summer Skating Lessons Opens May 7 (PDF)

 We Need Your Input on the City's Upcoming Website Redesign
Participate in a Focus Group or Take an Online Survey  (PDF)

Turn Household Treasures into Cash at Community-Wide Garage Sale May 18-19
Register Sales by Friday, April 27  (PDF)

Senior Safety Academy Offered Wednesdays This Spring (PDF)

Senior 'Aging in Place' Workshop Is Thursday, April 19 (PDF)

Homeowner Building Workshops April 26 & 28 (PDF)

Burnsville Community Television Announces Spring Coverage Schedule (PDF)

Get Help Planning Native Gardens, Rain Gardens or Native Shorelines During Free Workshops (PDF)

Registration Open for Summer Sand Volleyball
League Play Begins May 3 (PDF)

Audubon International News Release

Birnamwood Golf Course Recognized for Environmental Excellence (PDF)

Burnsville Fire Muster Committee News Release

Help Plan 2018 Burnsville Fire Muster Community Celebration (PDF)

Dakota County Community Development Agency News Release

Public Comment Period Open for 2018 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

Spring Road Weight Restrictions in Effect in Burnsville March 5 (PDF)

Xcel Energy to Convert Burnsville Street Lights to Led (PDF)

February 2018

Be Clutter Free!
Residents 62+ Invited to 'Decluttering' Workshop March 21 (PDF)

Burnsville Promise News Release

Employer Breakfast Featuring Guest Speaker R.T. Rybak March 14 (PDF)

Burnsville Promise News Release

2nd-Annual Student Job Fair April 17; Employers Sought to Participate (PDF)

Burnsville Police Seek to Identify Individual Involved in Suspicious Incidents (PDF)

Open House on Changes to Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Watershed Management Plan Feb. 22 (PDF)

Open House for Proposed Lake Marion Greenway Regional Trail North Segment Feb. 22 (PDF)

Get Help Planning Native Gardens, Rain Gardens or Native Shorelines During Free Workshops (PDF)

Registration Open for Adult Slow-Pitch Softball Leagues (PDF)

Last Chance to Help Prioritize Burnsville Parks Plan Focus Areas (PDF)

January 2018

Erin L. Holznagel Named Burnsville 2017 Officer of the Year (PDF)

Burnsville Fire Department Raises, Donates $1,200 to Fairview Ridges Breast Center (PDF)

Birnamwood Golf League Registration Opens Feb. 1 (PDF)

Chocolate & Motown Hits
Residents 62+ Invited to Boogie to Motown, Enjoy Chocolate Treats Feb. 23 (PDF)

Burnsville State of the City Address Set for Wednesday, Feb. 14 (PDF)

Burnsville to Build New Archery Range on Zenith Avenue
City Council Approves Land Sale of Old Range to Dodge of Burnsville (PDF)

Burnsville City Council Seeks Applicants for Black Dog Watershed Management Commission (PDF)

BCTV Offers New Way for Viewers to Be a Part of Sports Coverage
'sound off with Sam' Starts Jan. 18 (PDF)

Dakota County News Release:

The Recycling Zone Changes Plastic Bags Policy (PDF)

Aluminum Can Recycling Among 2018 Changes (PDF)

Burnsville Blaze Hockey Clinics Offered at Burnsville Ice Center (PDF)

$11 Million Planned for Burnsville Street, Utility Projects in 2018 (PDF)

Burnsville Pet Owners Reminded to Renew Pet Licenses (PDF)

Businesses Sought to Participate in Burnsville Promise Student Job Fair
Job Fair Is Tuesday, April 17 at Burnsville High School (PDF)