Growing the Library

1960 Census: 16,381 (a 45% increase since 1950) The decade of the sixties included a new bank, filtration plants, the revival of Crystal Lake, the formation of ...

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...

Congregational Falls

In 1961 the old First Congregational Church was sold to another church group. In 1965 the church was demolished to make way for a filling station that later bec...

Souvenir Robbinsdale

It can be conservatively predicted that within a few years the village of Robbinsdale, located just north of the city limits of Minneapolis will be noted as the...