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4 Your Pets: Pet-A-Palooza To Rock The Fairgrounds

There will be a different kind of Pronto Pup at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this Saturday. NewsRadio 830 WCCO is hooking up us pet lovers with another year of Pet-A-Palooza!

06/25/2015

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‘Red Bull Crashed Ice’ Sets Attendance Record In St. Paul

The 129th St. Paul Winter Carnival is in full swing this weekend. Most carnival events will take place in downtown St. Paul, in and around Rice Park and the Landmark Center, but some are taking place at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

01/24/2015

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Mike And Natalie Stomp Snow For The Winter Carnival

Preparations for the St. Paul Winter Carnival are well underway. Crews are out at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Saturday prepping snow for the snow sculpture competition next weekend.

01/17/2015

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With School Out, Students Sleep Outside To Fight Homelessness

With school out for MEA, hundreds of students will spend the night outside, raising awareness for homelessness. They will be taking part in Cardboard Box City at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

10/16/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to set into stone your plans for an entertaining weekend. This week’s suggestions from Jason Matheson include jazz for adults and a new ride for the kids.

07/17/2014

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Temporary Impound Lot Open In St. Paul

A temporary impound lot is now open in St. Paul at the state fairgrounds after the threat of flooding closed the city impound lot. St. Paul police said via Twitter, the lot is at the north end of the fairgrounds. Police are asking drivers to enter the fairgrounds from Hoyt Avenue off Snelling Avenue.

06/27/2014

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Pet Blog: Pet-A-Palooza!

Pets, and the humans who love them, will take over the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this Saturday! Pet-A-Palooza is a free event that features some 30 exhibitors and 40 rescue and adoption groups.

06/26/2014

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Comic Book Celebration At Minnesota Fairgrounds

Comic book fans are expected to fill the Grandstand at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this weekend. The Midwest Comic Book Association is holding its 2014 SpringCon on Saturday and Sunday.

05/17/2014

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Minnesota Cheese Festival Hits State Fairgrounds

If you’re a cheese enthusiast, you’ll want to head to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this weekend. The Minnesota Cheese Festival is this weekend and it offers a ton of tasty varieties from several local vendors.

05/13/2014

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Minnesota State Fairgrounds Hosts Local Car Show

Minnesota hot rods and race cars are on display this weekend at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. It’s one of the oldest custom car shows in America. More than 100 local artists and collectors have their custom vehicles on display.

04/05/2014

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Minnesota Cheese Fest Hits State Fairgrounds

Wisconsin may be known for its cheese, but Minnesota lays claim to one of the country’s largest locally produced cheese festivals. This weekend you can sample some of the best mozzarella at the Minnesota Cheese Festival on the State Fairgrounds.

09/09/2013

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State Fairgrounds Hosting Car Craft Summer Nationals

Looking to get your fix for muscle cars and classic cars this weekend? You’ll want to head to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for the Car Craft Summer Nationals. Some of the hottest cars will be on display as more than 5,000 American beauties will be at the show this weekend.

07/19/2013

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State Fairgrounds Hosting Pet-A-Palooza This Weekend

Dog owners have a lot to look forward to in the Twin Cities this weekend. The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is serving as host to the annual Pet-a-Palooza festivities. It’s a huge event for pets on Saturday in the Twin Cities metro.

06/28/2013

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Street Rods To ‘Jump Start’ Minn. Back To 50s

The lunchtime crowd in downtown St. Paul will get a taste of what’s in store at the 40th annual “Back to the Fifties” Weekend. More than a dozen street rods will rev their way to Mears Park on Thursday.

06/18/2013

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Spring Comic Fest Set At Minn. State Fairgrounds

Comic book fans will converge on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this weekend for the Midwest Comic Book Association’s SpringCon.

05/14/2013

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Best Competitions To Get Dirty In Minnesota

Looking for a way to get down and dirty this summer? Check out some of these Minnesota mud and colors runs.

04/13/2013

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Best Upcoming Spring Art Festivals Or Events In Minnesota

Some of Minnesota’s major destination events take place in the spring, drawing people from throughout the region.

03/18/2013

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Electric Run Coming To St. Paul In May

Typically, running at night is dangerous and stupid, but when you add a million watts of light and sound — it’s another story.

02/21/2013

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Best Holiday Events And Celebrations In Minnesota

The holiday season comes and goes too fast each year. In between stressful shopping trips and high-calorie parties, stopping to enjoy the festivities of the season is a must. In Minnesota, holiday festivals and celebrations are a chance to appreciate the traditional and memorable events that surround the holidays. Start a tradition this year by attending Minnesota’s best holiday parties.

12/03/2012

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Best Indoor Tracks To Exercise In The Twin Cities

Maintaining an exercise regimen year-round is an important consideration for many, yet doing so during the winter months can be a challenge. If exercising out in the brutal cold isn’t for you, check out the best indoor tracks Minnesota has to offer running enthusiasts.

10/20/2012

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Some 600 Students Sleep Out For Homelessness

Most students make sure they enjoy their two days off in October when the state’s teachers get together for their annual conferences.

10/19/2012

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RV Catches Fire At State Fairgrounds, Nobody Hurt

A man apparently living in an RV at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds has his dog to thank for still being alive Wednesday morning.

10/10/2012

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2012 In Minnesota

If traveling to Germany to celebrate Oktoberfest is not feasible, why not check out one of these celebrations held right here in Minnesota?

10/04/2012

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Minnesota State Fairgrounds Going To The Dogs

Dozens of dogs have descended on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to take part in the annual Pet-A-Palooza on Machinery Hill.

06/30/2012

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Let Loose At The St. Paul Craftstravaganza

Looking for last minute gift ideas for mom? Head over to the St. Paul Craftstravaganza held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

05/12/2012

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