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...

Tree City U.S.A.

1980 Census: 14,422—a decline of 2,423 since 1970, indicating that Robbinsdale was almost fully developed and had an increasingly large “senior” pop...

Goodbye Junior High

Robbinsdale renewed Arbor Day ceremonies in April. Mayor Harvey Lange presided as a beautiful greenspire linden was planted at the Civic Center. The band played...

Shoreline Park

1974 After five years of planning, upgrading Shoreline Drive, studying the water table, sealing the lake with bentonite, erecting a flag pole, sodding and tree ...

Here Comes Monkey Wards

1966 A little lobbying by the Robbinsdale City Forester, Daniel R. Strapay resulted in a $14,120 budget provision to help prevent Dutch Elm disease. A program w...