Twin Cities Black Lives Matter Leader Running For State LegislatureA man who helped organize Black Lives Matter protests at the State Fair and the Twin Cities Marathon is now running for office. Rashad Turner announced his candidacy Saturday for the state legislature.
Dixie Chicks Booked To Play Next Year's State FairNot ready to make nice or ready to make "Minnesota Nice"? Either way, the Dixie Chicks are set to perform at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. The country music trio are taking their DCX World Tour MMXVI to the Grandstand. They're set to perform Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.
Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas To Perform At 2016 State FairIt's still about 10 months until the beginning of next year's Minnesota State Fair, but already some major headliners have been announced. The first big Grandstand show has been announced. The "Future Now" tour's Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas will perform on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.
Great Minnesota Get-Together Named America's 'Best State Fair'Minnesotans already know it, but now it's official: The Minnesota State Fair is the best state fair in the country, according to USA Today readers.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About MinnesotaImpress your friends with these five little-known facts about Minnesota
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.