Fairchild, Minnesota State Fair's Mascot, Turns 50A member of the Minnesota State Fair family is celebrating a milestone. Fairchild, the mascot, turns 50 this year. He joined the fair in 1966 after he was named in a statewide contest.
How To Find The State Fair’s Hidden New FoodsThere are 32 new foods at the State Fair this year, but there are also several other new foods that aren't featured on the official list.
Minnesota State Fair Awash In Purple For PrinceReady to party like it's 1999 at the Minnesota State Fair? The State Fair is honoring Minnesota's own Prince by hosting Unite in Purple Day!
The Story Behind One Of The Fair's Snowy TreatsIce cream and frozen treats always have a long line at the fair when the temperatures rise, and that's no different for the Minnesnowii shaved ice.
Birds Make Triumphant Return To Minn. State FairThere is a distinct sound echoing from the poultry barns at the Minnesota State Fair. And this year, it's never been so welcome.
Couple Celebrates 50 Years Of Love At The State FairIt may look like the typical opening day at the Minnesota State Fair, but for Mary and Dean VanDerWerf, this is more than just the start of The Great Minnesota Get-Together.
How Bill Foss Grows An Award-Winning PumpkinIf there's any doubt a lot of preparation goes into the State Fair, look no further than Bill Foss's pumpkin patch.
After 5 Years In Business, Tot Boss Makes First State Fair AppearanceTator tots have long been a part of our diet here in Minnesota, but tot boss is taking them to a new level.
Charges Expected Tuesday In 5-Year-Old Girl's Kidnapping, HomicideThe suspect in the violent death of a 5-year-old Minnesota girl is expected to make his first court appearance on Monday or Tuesday.
Finding Minnesota: Allen Christian's House Of BallsThere's one gallery in Minneapolis that’s known for its one-of-a-kind pieces, because they push the envelope on what many consider conventional art.
Wheelchair Basketball Providing Community For Wounded VeteransThe game of basketball is offering a different kind of therapy for military veterans living with a disability.
Charges: Baby Died After Father Repeatedly Punched HerA 21-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of punching his 4-month-old daughter who later died of her injuries in the hospital.

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