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August 27, 2015
Something on a stick? It’s fair time
FALCON HEIGHTS — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? Sure. Twinkies on a stick? A no brainer. But math at a fair? Math on a stick is among new attractions at the 2015 fair, which began its 12-day run Thursday...
August 27, 2015 - 8:50pm
August 23, 2015
For this champion, it’s a sweet life: Devoted State Fair fan has baked her way to 841 ribbons — and counting
ROSEVILLE — Dolores Anderson of Roseville has won 841 state and county fair ribbons — and counting — for her whole wheat, rye and herb...
August 23, 2015 - 9:27pm
July 22, 2015
Math on a stick — and free sunscreen
ST. PAUL — Coming to the Minnesota State Fair this year: math, a figure-skating champion and quite a bit of sunscreen. The fair announced its new attractions Wednesday, a little more than a month ahead of its Aug. 27 opening. They range from a history show to alternate programming...
July 22, 2015 - 9:58pm
May 5, 2015
Minnesota State Fair adds acts
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State Fair has announced three more grandstand acts for the 2015 event. Added to the schedule were Patti LaBelle along with the Commodores on Sept. 2, Lynyrd Skynyrd on Sept. 3 and A Prairie Home Companion Show with Garrison Keillor on Sept 4. Others acts...
May 5, 2015 - 9:07pm
February 12, 2015
Def Leppard adds Minnesota to North American tour
ST. PAUL — Rock legends Def Leppard will take the stage at the Great Minnesota Get-Together this summer. The group’s North American tour will hit the grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 27. Other stops in the Upper Midwest include Sioux Falls, S.D., on Aug. 8, Grand...
February 12, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 1, 2014
Charges filed in $104,000 State Fair heist
ST. PAUL — A second man accused in a Minnesota State Fair beer exhibit robbery that netted more than $100,000 faces federal charges for the crime. Jordan Strickland, 23, of St. Paul was charged Tuesday with interfering with commerce and using a gun in a crime of violence. He...
October 1, 2014 - 8:57pm
September 2, 2014
Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record with 1.82 million visitors
FALCON HEIGHTS — Comfortable temperatures and a new West End Market helped the Minnesota State Fair draw record crowds this year. Total...
September 2, 2014 - 8:53pm
September 1, 2014
State Fair attendees eat up more wireless data
FALCON HEIGHTS — All those State Fair photos and videos of cute farm animals and foods on a stick add up. Minnesota’s four biggest cellphone carriers report that wireless-data use by smartphone-packing fair attendees is up this year compared with data use during the 2013 State...
September 1, 2014 - 8:27pm
August 24, 2014
Remembering some of the wacky Minnesota State Fair fads from the past
ST. PAUL — One year it was the square yardstick. Is a square yardstick better than a flat one? That’s not important. What was important...
August 24, 2014 - 8:22pm
August 21, 2014
‘Bison Dog’ adds new flavor to Minnesota State Fair
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — The Minnesota State Fair offers a variety of foods for visitors to try, with new flavors every year. This year, fairgoers can get a taste of regionally raised bison. Food vendor Bruce Chesin, who runs the stand Chicago Dogs, is now offering a “Bison Dog,”...
August 21, 2014 - 8:36pm
Twist on fair politics
ST. PAUL — Political challengers proposed debating incumbents. Incumbents pared down the challengers’ lists. The governor sat motionless...
August 21, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 18, 2014
Winners named in Cottonwood County Fair Talent Contest
WINDOM — Nineteen acts competed in the 33rd annual Cottonwood County Fair Talent Contest Thursday night in the Windom Arena, taking home more than $600 in prize money. Winning first place in the Open Division was an instrumental quartet — Courtney and Logan Ryberg of Jackson...
August 18, 2014 - 8:08pm
Kenneth teen to serve as Minnesota 4-H Ambassador
KENNETH — When Andrea Severtson earned her first trip to the Minnesota State Fair as a sixth-grader, she showed a heifer calf named Bella,...
August 18, 2014 - 7:52pm
August 17, 2014
Museum embraces Minnesota State Fair’s past
FALCON HEIGHTS — Linda Koutsky sounds conflicted when you ask her about the new History and Heritage Center at the Minnesota State Fair. Koutsky...
August 17, 2014 - 8:55pm