Will There Be A Normal State Fair This Summer? Organizers Stay Tight-LippedAbout 70,000 people paid $12.50 to attend the five-day "Kickoff to Summer" event. It left many asking whether there's going to be a normal fair leading into the traditional Labor Day holiday.
Minnesota State Fair Officials Planning To Go Ahead In 2021, For NowThe fair was canceled last year because of the coronavirus; it was the first time the fair had been canceled in about three-quarters of a century.
'It Makes You Angry...It Hurts': Philando Castile Memorial Vandalized, Several Items StolenThe family of Philando Castile says a memorial garden in his honor was vandalized.
'It's The Only Decision': Minnesota State Fair Canceled For 2020 Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe last time the fair was canceled was back in 1946, due to the polio pandemic. And it was reportedly canceled only four times before that.
Cancellation Of State Fair Leaves Many Minnesotans DespairingAcross social media, people registered their feelings about what feels like the last straw for an utterly broken summer.
Honoring Philando Castile, Community Joins Effort To Raise Money For Peace GardenA fundraising campaign was launched to enhance the peace garden created by the public in honor of Philando Castile, who was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota in 2016.
In 2nd Day, State Fair's Parking Fills Up Fast AgainIt's another lovely day outside, and evidently throngs of people are regarding it as the perfect day to hit up the Minnesota State Fair.
State Fair Parking Lots Fill Up Early On 1st DayGiven that it's a #Top10WxDay, it's probably not much of a surprise that everyone high-tailed it to the Minnesota State Fair.
Giant Cornstalk, Goat Booth Are Among State Fair's New AttractionsOne of the most Instagram-friendly may be the Minnesota Corn Fairstalk. The 24-foot-tall art installation celebrates Minnesota agriculture.
'We Need Healing': Community Honors Philando Castile 3 Years After His DeathFlowers and pictures mark the spot where Philando Castile died in 2016, but just down the street at a neighborhood gathering, Sunday night is about healing.
Falcon Heights Fire Chief Rich Hinrichs Fired By City CouncilThe Falcon Heights City Council voted in favor of terminating Fire Chief Rich Hinrichs Wednesday night in a closed-door meeting.
Minnesota State Fair Expects Growth Amid Record AttendanceA $14 million expansion that includes a new performing arts space and a traveling exhibit hall breaks ground next month.
State Fair's New Attractions: Haunted House, More Rides, Food At 'The Hangar'Perhaps the new exhibit most in sync with the current conversation is the Mental Health Awareness effort.
Philando’s Death Inspires Falcon Heights ‘Unity Day’Falcon Heights declared Saturday "Unity Day," just one day after the two-year anniversary of Philando Castile's death.
Falcon Heights Raises Tobacco Buying Age To 21, Restricts Sale Of Flavored TobaccoAnother Minnesota city is updating its regulations on the sale of tobacco products.