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Stearns History Museum To Host Halloween Historia

The Stearns History Museum is hosting Halloween Historia from Noon until 4:00 p.m.today (Saturday).

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Stearns History Museum Begins Search for New Director

The Stearns History Museum and Research Center is in need of a new Executive Director. Former Director Charlene Akers stepped down last month, after three years on the job.

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Stearns History Museum Celebrates Museum Day Live!

ST. CLOUD - The Stearns History Museum is participating in the eighth annual Museum Day Live (today) Saturday.

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Stearns History Museum Hosting Science Group

If you're looking for something to do indoors with the kids this weekend, the Stearns History Museum has a free event.

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Letter Referring to Titanic Surfaces in St. Cloud [AUDIO]

This Sunday the world will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. At the time of the tragedy, St. Cloud's first family had more than just a passing interest.

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Photo from my grandma Hazel's Cafe in Danube, Minnesota (Jim Maurice)
Photo from my grandma Hazel's Cafe in Danube, Minnesota (Jim Maurice)
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Looking Back at the Past, 1940 Census Date Released [AUDIO]

This is an exciting day for genealogists and history buffs. The federal government is releasing the data from the 1940 census. John Decker is an archivist at the Stearns History Museum. He says it's especially interesting for the people who were alive in 1940 for them to see the information about themselves.

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New Stearns History Museum Exhibit Honors A Century of Girl Scouts [AUDIO]

It's been a century since the Girl Scouts of America were founded, and the Stearns History Museum is recognizing this milestone with a new exhibit.

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Historic Figures Come Alive at Stearns Museum [AUDIO]

Sam Pandolfo, Alice Wheelock Whitney, and other prominent St. Cloud residents gathered at the Stearns History Museum today (Thursday). Actually, it was just current residents playing those iconic characters in our city's past.

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1969 photo of Gig Young from the film 'The Shoot Horses Don't They' courtesy of the Stearns Hisory Museum
1969 photo of Gig Young from the film 'The Shoot Horses Don't They' courtesy of the Stearns Hisory Museum
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Looking Back: St. Cloud’s Gig Young Won an Oscar in 1970

The Academy Awards for this year's top movies will be handed-out tomorrow (Sunday), but did you know a St. Cloud native has won Hollywood's top prize in the past?

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St. Cloud railroad after the 1886 cyclone, courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
St. Cloud railroad after the 1886 cyclone, courtesy of the Stearns History Museum
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‘Disasters’ Exhibit Opens Saturday at Stearns Museum

Last summer we experienced some powerful storms here in Central Minnesota, but they were nothing compared to some of the disasters of the past.

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