he Great Minnesota Get-Together is here at last, signaling the beginning of summer’s end and the time for Minnesotans to eat food on-a-stick, drink and be merry.
Finally — the 2013 State Fair is here. And there’s a plethora of all-things-new to taste, see and visit. Over the next 12 days, 2.6 million cheese curds will be consumed. It’s been around since 1975, but this summer has a new twist on the old favorite.
Opening day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together is here. An a cappella group singing the national anthem highlighted the fair’s opening ceremony, while Thursday was also Thrifty Thursday as the Mighty Midway and Kidway offered discounts.