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Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair Unveils New Attractions

Fans of the Minnesota State Fair are marking their calendars, as the event is just over a month away. And this year will bring with it plenty of new attractions to check out.

07/18/2014

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Guide To Valleyfair

Minnesota boasts one of the coolest amusement parks with some of the best roller coasters in the Midwest. Use this guide to help you get started at Valleyfair.

05/24/2014

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Best Sports Bars To Watch World Cup Soccer In Minnesota

Everyone’s a soccer fan during the World Cup! Check out any of these bars that cater to the soccer fan and enjoy the games.

05/22/2014

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As Cold Lingers, MOA’s Nick Universe Offers More Free Rides

With many schools in the area now on their fifth day off due to extreme cold conditions, some parents may understandably be trying to figure out how to combat cabin fever. Once again, the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe is offering free rides.

01/28/2014

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MOA’s Nick Universe Offering Free Rides All Day

As Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to mandate all public schools be closed for Monday, many parents may be left wondering how to keep their children busy this afternoon. One potential and thrifty option was just announced at the Mall of America, where the Nickelodeon Universe amusement park will be offering free rides all day.

01/06/2014

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Metro Transit Provides Free New Year’s Eve Rides For 3rd Year

Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.

12/26/2013

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Purple Ride Twin Cities

Did you know that more than 45,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year? The five-year survival rate is just 6%, and we recently learned that pancreatic cancer is anticipated to move from […]

08/06/2013

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Classic Cars On Display At Inaugural Concours d’Elegance

With the summer months almost upon us, classic car shows will be scheduled all over the state. And this weekend in Excelsior, 100 vehicles will take center stage with the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.

06/01/2013

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Kids Battling Rare Diseases Enjoy ‘Normal’ Day At Nickelodeon Universe

Despite the name, rare diseases are actually common as a whole.

02/28/2013

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New State Fair Ride Shut Down For The Day After Stalling Again

It hasn’t exactly been a smooth debut for a new ride at the State Fair. The Stratosphere has stalled out twice already, and it’s only the second day of the fair.

08/24/2012

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By The Numbers: State Fair Facts & Tid Bits

About 1.7 million people will be coming through the gates for the duration of the fair. That means there is a lot of food consumed.

08/23/2012

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New Food, Fun And More At The State Fair

At the Minnesota State Fair, you can’t escape tradition. And part of that tradition means welcoming the first time attractions.

08/23/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Ride At The State Fair?

What’s your favorite Minnesota State Fair ride? Pick-A-Side!

08/22/2012

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Power Restored At Valleyfair, Set To Open 10 a.m. Wednesday

Power went out at the Valleyfair amusement park just after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving riders stuck on rides, such as the Ferris wheel.

08/14/2012

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Megabus Giving Away 200,000 Free Rides

Megabus is offering free rides to those looking to get away after the holidays.

12/06/2011

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