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Minnesota State Fair Tickets Get Pricier

The cost to get in the gates at the Minnesota State Fair is going up by $1. That means adults will pay $13, and seniors and kids will pay $11. Tickets for children under five remain free. Jerry Hammer, the state fair’s general manager, says the increase is necessary for operational purposes. “Our costs to produce the fair continue to go up quite a bit,” Hammer said.

02/05/2014

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Driver Injured After Train Hits Truck In St. Paul

The Minnesota State Patrol said it’s investigating after a train crashed into a truck overnight. Authorities said the accident happened at about 12:45 a.m. Friday along Doswell Avenue in St. Paul, a remote back road near where Como Avenue crosses Highway 280.

12/06/2013

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2 Seriously Injured By Car At St. Paul Cafe

Two women were badly hurt when a car accidently backed into them as they ate outside the Finnish Bistro along Como Avenue in St. Paul.

06/03/2012

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Police: Woman Gave Birth On The Toilet, Kept Body In Her Room

Authorities are investigating after they say a Minneapolis woman gave birth to a boy in her bathroom, kept his body in her room and later brought him to her mother’s home in Winona, Minn.

04/19/2012

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St. Paul Bar Faces Backlash Over Thanksgiving Ad

An attempt to get in the Thanksgiving spirit backfired on a Twin Cities sports bar.

11/24/2010

Accident Outside Fairgrounds

  A truck struck a power pole, injuring two men and knocking out power to hundreds of buildings on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Tuesday morning.

08/31/2010