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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
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Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
Men's college basketball: Central Lakes trips Minnesota West
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
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Joan Vance Wiley
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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 attendance was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497. Last year’s attendance was 1,731,162. “The weather for the most part worked...
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 at the Minnesota State Fair in 1977 was that you got to the Rochester Silo Co. booth for your yardstick, a square one with a leather wrist...
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 as two buckets of ice were dumped on him. It was a typical opening day at Minnesota’s Great (Political) Get-Together, except, that is,...
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, learned her way around the fairgrounds and experienced her first-ever 4-H dance. During that 4-H Livestock Encampment, she also met a group...
August 18, 2014 - 7:52pm