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Minnesota State Fair

People’s Choice Awards Honor State Fair Favorites

The people have spoken — this year’s fan favorites at the Minnesota State Fair include some juicy turkey and a big, colorful ride.

08/30/2012

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WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 6

It’s military appreciation day at the State Fair and there was a lot of great stuff featured at the WCCO Booth.

08/28/2012

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Police Still Searching For Suspect In State Fair Stabbing

Police are still looking for the person who stabbed two men at the Minnesota State Fair last night.

08/27/2012

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The Craziest Things To Buy At The MN State Fair

Inside the Grandstand, there really is something for everyone. For the seamstress in the family — the new side threading needle from Spiral Eye Needles is an easy sell.

08/27/2012

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State Patrol Day At The Minnesota State Fair

It’s Minnesota State Patrol Day at the Minnesota State Fair, which means that several troopers are at the fair.

08/27/2012

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Mpls. Students Missing State Fair Due To Early Start

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.

08/27/2012

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Boy Scout Adventure Summit Offers New Fun For Kids

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.

08/27/2012

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State Fair Attendance Falling Short Of Records

Through the first weekend of the Minnesota State Fair, officials said attendance numbers are good but not record-breaking.

08/27/2012

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3rd Lair Skate Park Puts On High Flying State Fair Show

You can’t blame Mark Rodriguez if he has a twinkle in his eye during the Minnesota State Fair.

08/24/2012

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Newly Crowned Princess Kay Stays Cool For Face Carving

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.

08/23/2012

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2012 Minnesota State Fair Opens Thursday

Hundreds of horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep and even llamas will face the judges — and the public — when the 2012 Minnesota State Fair begins its run Thursday.

08/19/2012

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Falcon Heights Man Sentenced In Armed Robbery Of Uptown Dunn Bros

A 39-year-old Falcon Heights man was sentenced to 300 months in prison on Tuesday in federal court for using a firearm to commit an armed robbery of a Dunn Bros coffee shop in Uptown in October of 2010.

05/15/2012

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Journey, Anita Baker, Wiz Khalifa Added To State Fair List

Minnesota State Fair officials announced Tuesday that three concerts have been added to the grandstand schedule for the “Great Minnesota Get Together.” Officials said Anita Baker, Wiz Khalifa and Journey will all play at the grandstand.

05/08/2012

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Judging Arena At State Fair Demolished

The old Judging Arena at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds has met its demise.

11/03/2011

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State Fair Attendance Down Slightly

For the second straight year, foot traffic at the Minnesota State Fair took a slide, but not as significantly as the dip between 2009 and 2010.

09/06/2011

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