Queen of the Lakes

1952 In July, 20 year old JoAnn Melberg (pictured above courtesy of Sheldon Smith), the Sweetheart of Sigma Chi fraternity at the University of Minnesota and Ro...

The Lions Club Roars

The Robbinsdale Lions Club was organized February 28, 1939, with 24 charter members. The first officers included Donald Ruble, president, H. Elmer Westmoreland,...

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...

E. J. Cooper

    Robbinsdale Schools Superintendent Edwin J. Cooper in his office at Robbinsdale High School, 4139 Regent. Born in 1897, Cooper grew up in St. Paul...

Robbinsdale Schools

Robbinsdale had a strong school system right from the get go. The Parker School was built in 1913. It was k-8 until the High School was built in 1937. Robbinsda...