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.
Through the first weekend of the Minnesota State Fair, officials said attendance numbers are good but not record-breaking.
You can’t blame Mark Rodriguez if he has a twinkle in his eye during the Minnesota State Fair.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The old Judging Arena at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds has met its demise.
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.
One group spent most of Wednesday afternoon fighting for what they call fair transportation at the Minnesota State Fair. Members of the group “Adapt Minnesota” circulated petitions near the state fairgrounds Wednesday.
If you saw a pregnant woman drinking would you stop and say something? That’s what one organization tested at the Minnesota State Fair.
Just when you think you’ve seen it all at the Minnesota State Fair, there’s something completely different. How about a state fair wedding shower?
Craft brew drinkers, rejoice! The Ball Park Café at the Minnesota State Fair is selling great craft beers — many of them from this very state.
Officials with the Minnesota State Fair said a shuttle bus bringing people to the Minnesota State Fair caught fire late Saturday morning.
The Minnesota State Fair is up and running and so are residential lots in nearby neighborhoods.
One of the new things at the fair is the “Great Sing Along.” It’s like a giant karaoke system.
It’s day two of the Minnesota State Fair, and WCCO-TV’s Angela Davis brought us a couple of fun and interesting segments from WCCO 4 News at Noon.
It’s the first day of the Minnesota State Fair and it was hard not to walk a few feet without bumping into a politician.
For years, Linda Christensen has carved the faces of the Princess Kay finalists into a 90-pound block of butter.
From the sewing machines on display under the grandstand to the pitchman with his salsa makers, businesses are stocked up and ready to sell. The Minnesota State Fair, which starts Thursday, is prime grounds for those hoping to connect with customers.
The Indiana State Fair is reopening, following a memorial service for the five people killed Saturday night when a wind gust toppled a stage. But could such a tragedy happen at the Minnesota State Fair?
The Twin Cities suburbs of Crystal and Falcon Heights may soon join 11 other Minnesota cities by offering opposite-sex and same sex-couples a way to have their relationships recognized through domestic partner registries.
It’s been more than two years since Harold Schroetter left his Falcon Heights home on a February morning. Schroetter, who was 57 years old, has not been seen since and police suspect foul play. A woman who lived with the postal carrier reported him missing.
A renovation project has taken a major step backwards, thanks to an early-morning fire.