The Hollisters

1945 The U.S. Navy assigned the name “The Hollisters” to a 2,200 ton destroyer in honor of three gallant Robbinsdale brothers lost in World War II. ...

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 ...

The Blizzard

1940 Census: 6,018 (a 36% increase since 1930) The decade of the “forties” will never be forgotten because of World War II. Local events included th...

Here Comes the High School

1936 It had long been the dream of many citizens to have a high school in the village, but conditions had never seemed right until 1935 when the Federal Governm...

To Brazil and Back

1934   John L. Suel, editor of the Hennepin County Enterprise newspapers became the acting postmaster of Robbinsdale. He succeeded L. J. Nasett. Suel was t...