It’s been one of the most miserable winters in history, so it doesn’t hurt to look ahead to the hot days of the Minnesota State Fair. Now, three shows for the 2014 Grandstand Concert Series have been announced — and one band includes a recent Academy Award winner.
The cost to get into the Minnesota State Fair this summer will be an extra buck. According to the fair’s website, the general admission cost for adults this year will be $13. The last time general admission prices went up was in 2011.
Minnesota State Fair officials have unveiled a $15 million project to replace its aging Heritage Square attraction. General Manager Jerry Hammer says it will be called “West End Market” and will open for the next year’s fair.
For the second day in a row, record crowds turned up at the Minnesota State Fair, giving the “Great Minnesota Get-Together” a much needed boost after excessive heat kept many people away. Officials reported Monday’s attendance at 164,277 people.
It’s over. The great Minnesota Get Together of 2013 is history. And history was made there Sunday: 236,197 people attended.
Many (if not all) members of the WCCO This Morning team were shedding a little tear Monday morning. Labor Day marks the last day of the Minnesota State Fair. The Morning Show team took a look back at their very favorite moments.
All week long Matt Brickman has found out what WCCO viewers chose as the best parts of the Minnesota State Fair. From the best entertainment, to the best dessert, to the best ride — he searched all across the Great Minnesota Get-Together for the creme of the crop.
Fair food doesn’t necessarily have to be bad for you. It is possible to dine on healthy grub while at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. To check out salad-on-a-stick and other great options, check out the video report.
In Heritage Square, history meets the modern day. There, skills long forgotten are second nature to Joel Miller.
Friday was our last 4 p.m. show at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and we brought in Dorset’s world-famous 4-year-old mayor to the ‘CCO booth.
Friday marks the beginning of the last weekend at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and the WCCO Morning Show team were getting into the spirit. Or maybe they were getting into a friendly rivalry.
Minnesota Wine Country is enjoying its new digs — and lauding the ever-growing industry of wine – at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair.
One Minnesota State Fair fan has been enjoying the Great Get-Together for a century. That’s right — Loretta Ecklund still walks the fairgrounds at 100 years young. “I can still get up and dance,” she said, and then did.
Is the Winner of the CAT FILM FESTIVAL good enough to win the Smack Down?
Day 8 at the Minnesota State Fair started with a dose of rain, but that didn’t keep the WCCO Morning Show team from remaining in the spirit of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.