Good Question: Reply All: State Fair HistoryThere’s so much history to the Great Minnesota Get-Together that we thought we’d let the fairgoers ask their Good Questions. Stacey Foust wanted to know: How old is the Grandstand? Built in 1909, the Grandstand is now 104 years old. According the Minnesota State Fair archivist, the original two-decked wooden Grandstand, built in 1885, was razed after the 1908 State Fair.
Wis. Politician Uses Pig To Campaign For U.S. SenateA former Wisconsin congressman running for U.S. Senate has an unusual running mate by his side on the campaign trail.
Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin Joins Wis. Senate RaceU.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin entered the race Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Herb Kohl, becoming the first Democrat to officially jump in the contest.