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A 1923 photo of the Great Northern Car Shop workers (Stearns History Museum)
A 1923 photo of the Great Northern Car Shop workers (Stearns History Museum)
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The Waite Park Railroad Shop Opened – On ‘This Date In Central Minnesota History’

WAITE PARK - June 1st, 1891 – Waite Park Car Shops opened

St. Cloud was a railway hub in the late 1800s. The city proved one of most important railway centers in the state with tracks spanning from Canada to the Pacific...

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Myron Hall (Photo by Stearns History Museum)
Myron Hall (Photo by Stearns History Museum)
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Photojournalist Myron Hall was born – On ‘This Date in Central Minnesota History’

ST. CLOUD - May 30, 1911 – Celebrating the life of Myron Hall

Myron Hall, whose 100th year birthday would be celebrated today, chronicled events for more than 40 years as the Times’ only photojournalist and proved an influential figure in the history of Central Minnesota...

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The Five Best Brad Paisley Covers on YouTube [VIDEO]

Brad Paisley's sold more than 10 million records, and he's had 17 number one hits on the country charts. With that kind of popularity, it's natural his fanbase falls all across the spectrum.

For a cross-section of the most dedicated of his sprawling fanbase - plus some real unvarnished talent - check out our list of amateur Paisley covers. We take you from one side of the spectrum to the other - from an adorable father-daughter take on "Whiskey Lullaby," featuring a guest turn by one of the starkest mullets on YouTube, to a kid cowboy's version of "Mud on the Tires."

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Photo courtesy the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum
Photo courtesy the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum
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First Triplets Born At St. Cloud Hospital – On ‘This Date In Central Minnesota History’

ST. CLOUD - May 25th, 1953 – First Triplets born at the St. Cloud Hospital

The first triplets were born at the St. Cloud Hospital since it opened in its current location arrived on May 25th, 1953...

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1908 photo of students and teacher from School District 89 in Millwood Township (Photo Courtesy of Stearns History Museum)
1908 photo of students and teacher from School District 89 in Millwood Township (Photo Courtesy of Stearns History Museum)
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One Room Schoolhouses Closed – On ‘This Date In Central Minnesota History’

UNDATED - May 24th, 1967 – Consolidation of one-room schoolhouses

One room school houses are an image the majority of Minnesotans are familiar with...

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1927 photo of Charles Lindbergh (Stearns History Museum)
1927 photo of Charles Lindbergh (Stearns History Museum)
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Charles Lindbergh Flies Across The Atlantic Ocean – On ‘This Date In Central Minnesota History’

Lindbergh made his name in a small single engine plane with five sandwiches and a quarter of water. The twenty-five year old Charles A. Lindbergh’s historic non-stop flight from New York to Paris may have taken thirty-three hours, yet his fame is still recognized today.

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1964 photo of Francis Xavier Pierz (Stearns History Museum)
1964 photo of Francis Xavier Pierz (Stearns History Museum)
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Benedictine Monks Arrive In St. Cloud – On ‘This Date In Central Minnesota History’

After a tedious journey by steamboat down the Ohio and up the Mississippi, the fathers arrived in St. Cloud on May 20, 1856, one hundred and fifty five years ago today. This arrival inaugurated one of the more fascinating chapters in the religious history of St. Cloud.

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Best Brad Paisley TV Performances – Our Top Five

Brad Paisley's onstage charm extends beyond the road and even to his performances on awards shows and TV specials. Paisley overcomes the limits of the medium, showing off his singing and powerhouse guitar playing while continuing to prove himself one of the most likable and engaging performers in country music.

We put together this list of the top five Paisley TV performances of all time. Tell us what you think.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images
Rick Diamond, Getty Images
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Brad Paisley on Carrie Underwood – ‘I Don’t Think There’s a Better Singer Than Her’

Taste of Country got an exclusive interview with Brad Paisley this week, in which, among other things, the country superstar talks about how Carrie Underwood has become his go-to duet partner.

"She’s probably pretty much my first choice to sing with when it comes to a duet with a woman like that. I mean, we just sort of share the same values and get along that well," Paisley tells Taste of Country. "I just don’t think there’s a better singer than her, so it’s sort of selfish to be able to sing with her and perform."

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