Minnesota State Fair

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Where Does Everything Go When The State Fair Ends?As soon as the festivities come to an end, the vendors start packing up and heading home. But what happens to all the excess supplies after the fair is over?
Labor Day Marks The Last Hurrah Of 'The Great Minnesota Get-Together'The Minnesota State Fair ends when the last fireworks show comes to a close at about 9 o'clock Monday night. It also signals the end of hours and hours of work for people who make sure the fair is everything it can be.
4 Things To Know: Sanders Leads Clinton, Dr. Palmer Returning To Practice & MoreFrom Bernie Sanders leading Hillary Clinton in a new poll to Dr. Walter Palmer returning to his practice, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Aug. 7.
Grandstand Hosts State Fair Amateur Contest FinalsPeople who spent the day at the Minnesota State Fair saw some rain showers off and on during the day. But fortunately, it did not disrupt a big event at the Grandstand Sunday night. It's an event as legendary as corn dogs and cotton candy.
Local Artist Trading Artwork For State Fair FoodA local artist will either starve Sunday or eat a lot of food at the Minnesota State Fair. Matt Semke says he will only eat what he trades for his artwork. Semke's goal is to complete one large painting every hour.
Deez Nuts Drops Into The State Fair CrushThe 2016 presidential election is still more than one year away, but dozens of political candidates take advantage of the State Fair every year to meet voters. One Independent presidential hopeful who has been grabbing headlines for his unconventional name stopped by the fair on Saturday.
Corn Roast Workers Blow Off Steam By DancingThe Minnesota State Fair is starting to wind down, but there are some who still have lots of hard work ahead of them.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Sept. 5)It's the last Saturday of the 2015 Minnesota State Fair, and Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak are keeping it jam-packed!
Sean Emery: 24 Years Of Serious Clowning At The Minnesota State FairThe show has ended, and a throng of fans make their way to the front of the stage at the Minnesota State Fair's Baldwin Park on a sticky August afternoon. Several people just want a moment with the mandolin-playing, fire-juggling, unicycle-riding, wise-cracking guy they just watched for the past half hour.
Good Questions: Minnesota State Fair EditionEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown answers questions about the Minnesota State Fair's vendors, butter sculptures and discounted passes.
Sanitation Staff's Love Undeterred By Fair's Trashiest JobThe Minnesota State Fair has more than 1,000 vendors that supply food and fun. However, the fair would not be possible without another group of workers that often fly under the radar: the sanitation team.