No More State Fair Cups? Fair Runs Into Supply Shortages And Cost IncreasesShort supply has led to price increases in things like packaging, paper goods, chicken, beef and labor costs have increased since 2019, when vendors were paying employees closer to $10 or $11 an hour. Now $15 an hour is a common wage.
State Fair Vendors Part Grateful, Part Miffed By Rain During Opening StretchCrowds are about half the size of what they normally are during the first days of the State Fair. So for vendors, rain or not, they are determined to stay open and weather whatever comes their way.
'Abby Was Such A Bright Light': Abby Anderson, Sister Of Runner Gabe Grunewald, Killed By Driver In Falcon HeightsA Minnesota family is mourning the loss of their second daughter in less than three years.
Hummus Bowls, Free COVID Shots, Riptide Coaster: State Fair Unveils New AttractionsThe Minnesota State Fair on Wednesday announced its lineup of new attractions, including a few previously-unannounced foods new to this year's fair.
State Fair Security Plan Approved, Includes Metal Detectors At GatesSheriff Fletcher says this partnership makes the most sense since they have the largest number of resources and it will not impact patrolling the rest of Ramsey County.
City Of Falcon Heights Announces Honorary Street Renaming After Philando CastileThe city of Falcon Heights announced its decision to implement an honorary street renaming after Philando Castile, a young black man who was killed by a St. Anthony police officer 5 years ago.
'Philando Feeds The Children' Founder Accused Of Stealing $120K In DonationsMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says his office is taking action against a woman alleged to have siphoned more than $120,000 from a charity that raised funds in Philando Castile’s name.