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State Fair Headlines

Former State Fair General Manager Mike Heffron DiesMike Heffron, former General Manager of the Minnesota State Fair, died Wednesday at the age of 84.
$100K Winning Ticket Sold At State Fair Lottery BoothThis $100,000 prize is actually the biggest lottery winner the State Fair has had.
MN State Fair Attendance Breaks RecordsGetting to the Minnesota State fair requires some patience. “I just breathe in, breathe out,” 10-year-old Olivia LaTart said.
DeRusha Eats: New State Fair Foods 2019Thursday is the first day of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and Jason DeRusha is out trying the state fair's newest eats.
Fairgrounds Buzz Ahead Of Opening DayThere were a lot of people at the fairgrounds getting things ready for Thursday's opening day of the Minnesota State Fair.
MN State Fair Baking Legend Marjorie Johnson Turns 100Marjorie Johnson is celebrating a birthday most people never see. She turns 100 years old on August 9th, but she celebrated a week early with her friends at the YMCA in New Hope, where she exercises 3 days a week, every week.
State Fair Job Fair Slated For Wednesday AfternoonNeed a part-time summer job that only last 12 days? The Minnesota State Fair is hiring.
Dierks Bentley Rounds Out The 2019 Grandstand LineupCountry music star Dierks Bentley will perform at the Grandstand at this year’s Minnesota State Fair.
ZZ Top, Logic Added To State Fair Grandstand LineupLegendary rockers ZZ Top and Grammy-nominated rapper Logic are slated to play the Grandstand at this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.

'Since We Last Met' Highlights

WCCO-TV Previews 'Since We Last Met' Before Minnesota State Fair DebutThis year, WCCO-TV is doing something different at the Minnesota State Fair. We are taking people on a trip down memory lane.
WCCO's Christiane Cordero Shares 'Coming Out' Letter To Younger SelfSo often with Pride the message is to love each other despite our differences. Along the way, remember to love yourself too.
Minnesota Heroes: Reg Chapman, A Gulf War Veteran, Returns To KuwaitWCCO-TV's Reg Chapman and photojournalist Tom Aviles have been sharing stories all week from the Minnesota National Guard stationed in Kuwait. They've been powerful stories of leadership, service and support from back home. Now, we focus on the storyteller.
Minnesota Heroes: Soldiers Maintain Businesses Back Home While Serving In KuwaitWithout the support of family back home and their military connections, both businesses would be hard to maintain. These business owner soldiers say technology has helped keep them up to speed.
Concerns April Snow Will Set Minnesota Farmers BackWestern Minnesota saw some of the worst of this snow storm. In Montevideo, residents once again woke up to falling snow.
Mothers Who've Lost Sons To Opioid Epidemic Band Together In SupportThey come from Bloomington to Elk River, from Medina to Maple Grove, and they never would have met had life gone their way — six moms who go by a new name when they're together.
'I'll Lead From The Heart': Sen. Amy Klobuchar Confirms Presidential BidSen. Amy Klobuchar announced Sunday she is running for president, joining a large pool of Democratic candidates who have already formed exploratory committees.
Historic Cold Can’t Stop Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery’s Rifle SquadEven in minus-20-degree weather, Fort Snelling National Cemetery's volunteer rifle squad and color guard never miss a service.
Cars Refuse To Start In Frigid AlexandriaAlexandria is one of the coldest spots in the nation Wednesday.
Sheriff: Jayme Closs Found Alive In Wisconsin, Suspect ArrestedThirteen-year-old Jayme Closs, who went missing almost three months ago, was located Thursday evening, according to the Barron County Sheriff’s office.
100-Year-Old New London Man Finds Fountain Of Youth Through MusicAging gracefully is something we all hope to do. For some it's harder than others, but it appears to be no problem for a New London man.
'Is He Giving It CPR?': Body Camera Captures Driver Helping SquirrelBody cameras from a Twin Cities police department captured officers giving high-fives to a young driver after he appeared to successfully give CPR to a stunned squirrel.
WCCO's 'Pulling Together' Raises $146K For FraserIt's a wrap for Pulling Together 2018. With the help of you, our viewers, we raised more than $146,000 for Fraser.