It was on this date 99 years ago that the girl scouts started. Now that first meeting was actually held down in Savannah, Georgia. But it didn't take too long before girls the in the St. Cloud area formed their own chapter of the Girl Scouts.
It was on this date in 1883 that Buffalo Bill Cody came to St. Cloud and stayed at the Central House Hotel. But we almost never found out about Buffalo Bill's stay here except for an old tattered piece of paper stuffed in the hotel's walls.
It was on this date in 1854 that the first white child was born in Stearns County. Our "This Date In Central Minnesota History" series is a cooperative effort between WJON and The Stearns History Museum.