Besides being fun, the State Fair can be educational, and offer ways to save you money. And one thing people can learn about is how to lead more sustainable lives while improving the environment.
Many kids would’ve liked to spend Monday at the Minnesota State Fair, but some gave up their pronto pups and favorite foods on a stick for backpacks and text books.
It’s an exhibit where fair-goers can learn everything they want to know about boy scouts. You can also go on a free interactive rope climbing course and there’s a zip line activity for kids.
Over 12 days, Minnesotans will see nearly 170 baby animals born at the Minnesota State Fair’s Miracle of Birth Center.
It’s a tradition of the Minnesota State Fair. Just hours after being crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a new “dairy queen” is getting her image carved in butter.
Technology has become a big part of the classroom, and at a couple of schools this year it will be the center of attention.
Just a couple days out from the start of the Minnesota State Fair, officials have a confirmed case of the swine flu in the state.
A 21-year-old man from Norwood-Young America was charged with criminal vehicular homicide under the influence of alcohol on Monday, in connection with a weekend crash that killed three generations of a family.
A preliminary autopsy report determined that a 3-year-old girl, found dead Wednesday, died of accidental drowning, according to the Burnett County Medical Examiner.
There are some new concerns Wednesday morning regarding a new strain of swine flu that’s already sickened more than 160 people across the country this summer.
You’re not going to need a bigger boat, but you are going to see plenty of jaws during Sea Life Minnesota aquarium’s Shark Week.
The campaign for the White House continues Monday morning. President Barack Obama is headed to Iowa to campaign, as is the Wisconsin man who Republican candidate Mitt Romney chose as his running mate.
A battle is underway at the State Capitol between public workers who say they need a raise and lawmakers who wonder if the state can afford it.
A Twin Cities lake is closed Wednesday while officials investigate a boy’s death. The Health Department says he likely died from a rare brain infection called amoebic meningitis.
Crime is a serious issue at one stop on the light rail. And police have a new tactic to stop it.
The police chief of a Wisconsin city where a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple says the suspect shot the first officer on the scene eight to nine times with a handgun at close range.
One person was killed and two others were hurt in a triple shooting on the north side of Minneapolis overnight, according to police.
It was a day of tragedy that forever changed Minnesota. Five years ago Wednesday, the 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145 others.
A new comprehensive report is helping the Minneapolis Fire Department plan for its future. For the last year, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has taken a close look at all areas of the department.
A River Falls Police dispatcher says the mother of three slain children was hysterical when she called for help.
In a rare move, the lawyer defending a Minneapolis police officer charged with 1st degree assault is releasing the surveillance video he believes will clear his client.
Millions of dead mayflies created an incredible mess on several streets in Hastings Monday morning.
One business owner is reaping the benefits of going green.
Nearly a month after flooding washed out much of the Northland, a Duluth zoo is celebrating a big step forward.
Formal criminal charges are pending against the father of three girls found dead in their home in River Falls, Wis. on Tuesday, police said.