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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Memorial Service Announced for Police Officers Elmstrand, Ruge and Firefighter/Paramedic Finseth

The Burnsville community continues to mourn the loss of Police Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth. The three men were killed in the line of duty on Sunday, Feb. 18. 

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Candlelight vigil for Officer Matthew Ruge planned for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21 in Wabasha MN

A community vigil for Burnsville’s fallen hero Officer Matthew Ruge will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, under the Wabasha-Nelson Bridge in Wabasha, MN.

More information can be found on the City of Wabasha Police Department’s Facebook page - ht...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 20, 2024

Community Gathering 5:30 p.m. Feb. 20

Burnsville City Leaders are gathering with the community tonight at 5:30 p.m.

Tonight, at 5:30 p.m, Burnsville City Leaders are gathering with the community to honor Police Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth, wh...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 20, 2024

Procession Route Update

 There has been a change to the processional route. Medical Examiner's to eastbound HWY 62 to 169 southbound to Jordan. 

Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 20, 2024

Procession for Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge

With support from the Elmstrand and Ruge families, we would like to share that there will be a procession for our fallen Police Officers, Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge, from the Medical Examiner’s office (Minnetonka, MN) to a funeral home (Jor...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 20, 2024

Supporting the Families of our Fallen Heroes

The outpouring support and contributions for the families of Officer Paul Elmstrand, Officer Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/ Paramedic Adam Finseth is deeply appreciated. If you would like to offer support to the families of our fallen heroes in the coming ...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 19, 2024

Procession for Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth

Update Feb. 19, 3:50 p.m.

With support from the Finseth family, we would like to share that there will be a procession for our fallen Firefighter/Paramedic, Adam Finseth, from the Medical Examiner’s office (Minnetonka, MN) to a funeral home (Jordan, MN). I...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 19, 2024

Police Sgt. Adam Medlicott Released From Hospital

Update: Feb. 19, 2:09 p.m.

Police Sgt. Adam Medlicott has been released from the hospital.  

Medlicott was part of the public safety team that responded to a report of a domestic situation in the early morning hours on Sunday, Feb. 18. A man report...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 19, 2024

Flags Lowered in Honor of Elmstrand, Finseth and Ruge

Gov. Tim Walz has ordered flags be lowered starting at sunrise Monday, Feb. 19, in honor of the Burnsville Police Officers and Firefighter/Paramedic killed in the line of duty. 

Police Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/Param...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 18, 2024

Community Vigil 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18

The community is invited to attend a vigil 6:30 p.m. tonight, Sunday, Feb. 18, to honor Police Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth who were killed in the line of duty in response to a critical incident in the ea...

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Feb. 18 Incident
Posted on: February 18, 2024

Press Conference Video Feb. 18

A press conference was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18. Watch it here:

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Feb. 18 Incident

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Recreational Bon Fire Permit

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Nothing says "Minnesota Summer" like a camp fire. Residents who have recreational fires on their property must get a Recreational Burning Permit annually.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Community Garden Plot Registration is Open

A woman with a large hat on picking tomatoes in a garden Text: Reserve A Community Garden Plot

Whether you've got a green thumb or are looking to take on a new skill or hobby, grow your own fresh produce this year with a community garden plot at one of three parks!

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: March 17, 2022

Landscape for Clean Water Workshops and Grant Opportunities

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Spring feels like it's already here so let's look ahead to colorful yards doing great things for our environment. Check out opportunities to learn about raingardens and native gardens and how you can implement ideas into your own space.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Birnamwood League Registration is Open

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Green grass and golf coming soon! Cure those winter blues by gearing up for a great golf season ahead. Find a partner and register for one of our leagues.

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Property Tax Refund Programs

MN Property Tax Refund Programs

Several state programs exist to assist eligible residents with the rising cost of property taxes. For additional information about property tax refunds and programs, visit the MN Department of Revenue’s website or call its tax helpline at 651-296-3781.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 15, 2024

Egg-cellent Spring Adventure

Egg-cellent Spring Adventure with tulips and a painted egg

Don’t miss this fun-filled morning to celebrate spring on Saturday, March 30! Join us for an egg hunt, arts and crafts, DJ entertainment, breakfast goodies and an opportunity to snap a few photos with our special guest, the Bunny.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Community Garden Plot Registration is Open

Text: Reserve A Community Garden Plot

Whether you've got a green thumb or are looking to take on a new skill or hobby, grow your own fresh produce this year with a community garden plot at one of three parks!

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Golf League Registration is Open

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Green grass and golf coming soon! Cure those winter blues by gearing up for a great golf season ahead. Find a partner and register for one of our leagues.

Register to reserve your spot! Parks and Recreation

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