Bring on the Whiz Bang

1919 The Security Bank was incorporated December 16, 1918, opening for business January 16, 1919, in the same one-story building which had housed its predecesso...

Amy Sails for France

1918   On January 19 Mr. J. Bloberger, Hall Custodian, reported “his supply of wood and coal was running short and he didn’t know if he could g...

Robbinsdale to Berlin

1917 During the World War of 1917 and 1918, Robbinsdale’s growth was at a standstill. As in other wars, Robbinsdale furnished a generous share of soldiers...

During the Dakota War

1862 Following a cold spring in 1861, hard times came along. The Dakota War of ’62 did not affect the settlers here except to make them nervous. Horartio ...

Aspirational Amy

Amy Robbins Ware, Robbinsdale, daughter of Andrew Bonney Robbins, Civil War Volunteer and Adelaide Walker, Civil War nurse; lineal descendants of Mayflower Pilg...