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‘Taste Of Minnesota’ Drawing In Crowds At New Location

The “Taste of Minnesota” is underway in a new location. Organizers say it’s been so popular, they’re running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.

07/05/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-3-14

Miss something from Thursday’s show? Check out Dave’s Podcast Page.

07/03/2014

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St. Paul Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Capitol Mall

Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced Monday that fireworks for the 4th of July will take place at the State Capitol Mall Friday evening. Fireworks for the holiday were scheduled as a part of the “Taste Of Minnesota” festival. The festival was scheduled at Harriet Island, but was moved to Waconia, Minn. due to flooding.

06/30/2014

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Mississippi River To Crest In St. Paul Today

During President Obama’s visit Thursday to the Twin Cities, Gov. Mark Dayton said he’ll ask for federal disaster help. A flood warning remains in effect for many Minnesota rivers, including the Mississippi River. It’s expected to crest Thursday night in St. Paul at 20.5 feet.

06/26/2014

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Best Fourth Of July Parties In Minnesota

Summer is here again, and with it comes Fourth of July parties all across the state. Where will you celebrate?

06/26/2014

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Time Running Out To Find New Spot For Taste Of Minnesota

Harriet Island is under water, so organizers with the Taste of Minnesota have had to scramble to find a new location. Linda Maddox said this late in the game, it will be difficult to pull off.

06/24/2014

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Taste Of MN Moved From Harriet Island

The Taste of Minnesota will no longer be held on Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. due to expected flooding. According to the Taste’s website, significant flooding is expected on the island and for safety reasons they decided to move the location.

06/20/2014

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‘Taste Of Minnesota’ Announces 2014 Music Lineup

The Taste of Minnesota has announced their music lineup for the 2014 revival. Several country acts will fill the stage including Joe Nichols, whose hits include “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off.”

05/12/2014

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Taste Of Minnesota To Return Next Summer

A decades-old tradition is heading back to the island next summer after a number of years off. Organizers with the Taste of Minnesota have announced that the popular summer event will return to Harriet Island next Fourth of July weekend.

10/17/2013

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Fans Flock To St. Paul’s Harriet Island For River’s Edge Music Fest

Russ Korpela and Patrick Hunt are from Ellsworth, Wisconsin. They made the trip to St. Paul for the big festival. “I’ve been down here for Taste of Minnesota so it’s nice to see another music festival come to Harriet Island. And we are big fans of Tool, so we came to check it out,” said Korpela.

06/22/2012

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No Taste Of Minnesota For 2011

St. Paul city officials have rejected four proposals for events to replace the Taste of Minnesota. That means no summer festival in 2011. However, there will be July Fourth fireworks at Harriet Island.

12/28/2010

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Bankruptcy Petition Filed Against Taste Of Minnesota

A group of creditors have filed a bankruptcy petition against the owner of the annual Taste of Minnesota festival, claiming the organization has left behind nearly $1 million in unpaid debt.

12/01/2010

End Of Line For Taste of MN?

It was a popular 4th of July weekend event for nearly three decades. But it looks like the Taste of Minnesota festival has ended its run.

10/07/2010

Taste of MN Behind On Bills

The city of St. Paul’s message to the Taste of Minnesota: Pay up or get out.

09/22/2010

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