The End of an Era

1982 The month of January had record snowfalls of 17.1 and 18.5 inches. To. gether with the April 20 snowfall, we had 95 inches of snow compared with the yearly...

The Home of Howard Lumber

1977 Mrs. Alma K. Howard, civic leader and president of Howard Lumber Company died, January 21, at age 91. Her home, built about 1915, at 4100 Quail Avenue, was...

Crowded Schools

1953 In March, more than 200 Robbinsdale residents met at the Fire and Police Station Auditorium to form the Robbinsdale Taxpayers Association after the valuati...

Sanborn Terrace on Crystal Lake

The Sanborn family had owned land and farmed in Crystal Township in the years before Robbinsdale was incorporated as village. Arthur Sanborn became the first Pr...

Princess, His Bride

A gay young prince of the house of Hapsburg brought a gold leaf console table out of the palace of a swarthy Florentine doge 500 years ago and sent it on the ba...