Uglem Upends Howard

In March, Henry Uglem (above) defeated Tom Howard and F.D. White to win a three cornered fight for mayor.  Uglem had 338 votes to Howard’s 253. White took...

The Roaring Twenties

1920 Census 1,369—a 79% increase since 1910 The decade of the “twenties” is remembered by many as the very best decade of their lives. The war to en...

Nash and the Baths

1916 Civil War veteran, farmer, politician and businessman, Jay Elijah Nash was born on March 29, 1843, in Hadley, Massachusetts. At the age of 18, he enlisted ...

The Robbinsdale Times

1912   On the last Friday in April, Arbor Day at Parker school was celebrated with songs and recitations at morning assembly. Forty silver maple and elm tr...

Girling Gets Elected

1901 County commissioners paid contractor, D.J. Falvey $150 dollars per mile to build  a new bike path was built between Robbinsdale and Champlin, 10 miles to t...