Robbins Landing

1976 On January 30, ground was broken for the Senior Citizen Building, “Robbins Landing.” William Radloff, the senior citizen who lobbied for the bu...

Crystal Lake and Sacred Heart

1973 Aeration pumps, which keep water open all winter, began operation in Crystal Lake on October 22. This was after much arguing about, “what if some kid...

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...

M is for Milo

1968 Mr. Milo M. Mielke retired as Principal of Robbinsdale High School after 39 years in the district. Mr. Mielke was born in 1902 and was raised in Kenyon, Mi...

Robbinsdale was Someplace Else

1967 The Crystal Lake Water Study Committee was appointed by the City Council to study the problems of Crystal Lake which, by now, was considered a “dead&...