The Burial of the Village

1938 Many complaints had been received by the Council about the water quality (which was being obtained from Minneapolis) so the Village purchased land from Mrs...

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...

The Eastern Star Also Rises

1921 Because the wives of the Masons who belonged to Compass Lodge #265 A.F. & A.M. decided they, too, should have an organization, Robbinsdale Chapter #238...

Good Will Day

  Robbinsdale had its first annual Good Will Day celebration and parade in 1936. Planners included William J. Mueller, Willard Randall, Frank Hollsten, H.P...

Robbinsdale Ice and Fuel

In the 1890’s several private parties were cutting ice on Crystal Lake. The ice was described as  extremely clear and pure. It  was considered by many to ...