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...

Waking up in the 70’s

1970 Census: 16,845 (The highest population Robbinsdale has ever had) The decade of the seventies included both heartaches and good events for our town. The clo...

Flying Free in ’63

1963 Walter J. (Red) Sochacki began his second term as Mayor, the only councilman re-elected. He was well known as a football and basketball coach in the Robbin...

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...

The Robbinsdale Civil Air Patrol

1942 The 40 fliers and 25 ground crew men and women of Robbinsdale’s Civil Air Patrol, part the Minnesota State Guard, completed a 230 hour ground school ...