Crowded Schools

1953 In March, more than 200 Robbinsdale residents met at the Fire and Police Station Auditorium to form the Robbinsdale Taxpayers Association after the valuati...

The Fabulous Fifities

1950 Census: 11,289 (an 87.6% increase since 1940) The decade of the 1950’s was busy. World War II was over. School activities were fun for all the new pa...

A New Library

1926 The original library building proved wholly inadequate and with donations from local citizens and the county library fund, a new library was built for $8,0...

Fire, Water and Wind

1925 On January 25, in a bitter sub-zero gale, a disastrous fire burned down one half of a block of the business district. Flames started in the rear of R. L. S...

Robbins Answers the Final Summons

1910 Census 765 (a 4% increase since 1900) The decade of the “teens” showed continued growth of our small village. Another church, a new bank, a P.T...