Losing the Library

1975 The Henepin County Library Board decided the best days of the Robbinsdale Community Library were over and recommended that the building close after 70 year...

Wrestling, Cats and Dogs

1972 The Robbinsdale City Council asked the Metropolitan Transit Commission to study the feasibility of a minibus system linking West Broadway, Robin Center and...

Lakeview Terrace Park

1959 In November, voters approved a bond issue for development of a park at the south end of Crystal Lake which was mostly marsh. It took two years of hauling i...

Sonneyson Shows Up

1937 On Memorial Day the Robbinsdale Concert Band paraded in the services at the flagpole on Victory Memorial Drive and in the parade on Nicollet Avenue in new ...

Triple X

1924 On January 15, 1924, Thomas Girling, age 58, died from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. As a State Representative of the 36th District and resi...