Ye Old Mill

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State Fair’s Ye Old Mill Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Ye Old Mill is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

08/27/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Opens Annual 12-Day Run Thursday

The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. While its roots go back to 1855, this will be the fair’s 130th anniversary on its current site in Falcon Heights. The fair’s oldest attraction, the Ye Old Mill water ride, turns 100 this year. Here are things to know for the 2015 edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together:

08/25/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Puts Partial Ban On Selfie Sticks

If you plan to pack your selfie stick when you head to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, make sure you know the rules.

07/30/2015

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Ye Old Mill Begins Preparing For 100th Anniversary

The end of the State Fair marks the start of a big celebration for one of its most popular attractions. The Ye Old Mill was built in 1913, but rides didn’t start until 1915. That makes next year its centennial celebration.

08/31/2014

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WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 9

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.

08/30/2013

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Best Older Attractions At The Minnesota State Fair

From deep-fried food to riveting rides and cattle contests to awe-inspiring art — the State Fair is part of Minnesota’s homegrown heritage and it’s chock-full of nostalgia and traditions of a time passed.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010