With four days to go before the State Fair, it’s a mad dash for vendors. Karen Rutana, owner of Rutana Concessions, has been busy with all the final details. “Getting all of my staff ready, and getting all the tickets together – those types of things,” Rutana said.
Many Minnesotans wait all year for the State Fair food, but food vendors wait much longer just to get their business into the Great Minnesota Get Together. In fact, it’s a fierce competition.