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Minnesota State Fair

September 8, 2018
A dozen Nobles County 4-H'ers participated in Springboard, a program at the Minnesota State Fair to introduce first-generation 4-H members to the opportunities available to them in the organization. (Submitted photo)
First-generation 4-H’ers experience Minnesota State Fair
September 8, 2018 - 9:45am
September 4, 2018
Sani, left, and Rabi Baba, with their baby, Sa’adat spend their first day ever at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. “It’s amazing! Lots of people, lots of food,” said Sani. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
September 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
September 2, 2018
Man in critical condition after being beaten outside State Fair
September 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
September 1, 2018
Don Ramberg, owner of Fairfield Tree Farm in Pine City, Minn., examines a Christmas tree inside the Agriculture Horticulture building at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The tree, grown in Grey Eagle, Minn., is on display as part of an annual Fair showcase of Minnesota-grown Christmas trees. Ryan Faircloth / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Which Christmas tree best fits you? Find out now
September 1, 2018 - 5:29pm
August 29, 2018
Haakon P. Vaadeland of Park Rapids puffs himself up in an effort to get his rooster "Rocky" to crow,as 12 roosters competed in the crowing contest to see which bird could call the most times in half an hour, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Wednesday, Aug. 29.  Rocky placed third with 34 crows. The winner crowed 49 times to advance to Thursday's finals. (Scott Takushi/Pioneer Press)
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
August 29, 2018 - 9:19pm
August 28, 2018
K-9 demonstrations called off for rest of Minnesota State Fair, mayor orders
August 28, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 26, 2018
Darin Brooks and Amanda Gehri unload a Clydesdale draft horse in front of the horse barn on the Minnesota State fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair expands horse show
August 26, 2018 - 6:45am
August 24, 2018
Minnesota State fair breaks first-day attendance record
August 24, 2018 - 9:38pm
Minnesota State Fair photo
Minnesota State Fair breaks first-day attendance mark, but its far from daily record
August 24, 2018 - 5:28pm
August 23, 2018
Linda Christensen sculpts Rebekka Paskewitz from Browerville, Minn., the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way on the first day of the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 23. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair Princess Kay and finalists have, well, milk in their veins
August 23, 2018 - 8:27pm
August 22, 2018
Contestants in the Midwest Dairy Association's Princess Kay of the Milky Way contest show their excitement after Rebekka Paskewitz, representing Todd County, was chosen from a field of 12 county dairy princesses during a Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. Photo by Matt Addington
College student from central Minnesota selected Princess Kay of the Milky Way
August 22, 2018 - 10:24pm
Donn Schrader, left, a fisheries specialist from the DNR, and Joe Braden from Ken's Bait pour fish into the pond at the DNR fish pond on the Minnesota state fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Fair-goers are hooked on the fish pond
August 22, 2018 - 9:31pm
August 19, 2018
Mental health comes to the fair: Carlton County official’s brainchild gets its own day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
August 19, 2018 - 6:38pm
August 18, 2018
Buckets of change coming to Minnesota State Fair
August 18, 2018 - 2:19pm