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...

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...

Breaking Ground

1969 In February, 1969, almost 200 students were kicked out of Robbinsdale High School for wearing blue jeans. This violation of the dress code earned the stude...

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...

The Grand Champion Band

1961 The League of Women Voters sponsored an open house at the Fire and Police Station on Hubbard Avenue so that citizens could get acquainted with their local ...