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Minnesota State Fair

Stratosphere Fair Ride Shuts Down Yet Again

The Stratosphere swing ride, which has malfunctioned numerous times since the start of the State Fair, experienced more problems Wednesday night.


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Troubled ‘Stratosphere’ Is Reopened At The Fair

A highly-anticipated State Fair ride is back up and running Saturday night after malfunctioning twice. The Stratosphere is a one-of-its-kind swing ride that’s new on the Mighty Midway. On Thursday and again on Friday, the ride got stuck and stranded some people in the air.


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Faltering Fair Ride Turns Away Potential Riders

A 200-foot-tall State Fair ride was temporarily shut down Friday after breaking down several times in the last two days.


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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.


New Fair Foods, Minnesota State Fair, 2012

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.


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New Attractions Coming To Minnesota State Fair

There always seems to be new attractions and foods to make the Minnesota State Fair fresh and inviting. This year is no different.