New York Times Feature Has Nothing Bad To Say About The FairThe New York Times featured a story about the Minnesota State Fair this week, and the paper of record appears to have the Great Minnesota Get-Together just about right.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018The eighth day of the fair is Seniors Day. Carousel Park features The State’s Largest Senior Stretch & Stroll, plus health & wellness programming on stage.
Reality Check: State Fair's Top 10 Food VendorsThe State Fair's top 10 food items brought in more than $11 million last year.
Are State Fair Food Tastes Changing?Dennis Larson is the State Fair food guy. He says stick foods still have gawker appeal, but the foodie generation may be winning out.
Meet The New State Fair Police Chief: Paul PaulosFor the first time in 37 years, there is a new police chief at the Minnesota State Fair.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018Today is Read and Ride Day at the Minnesota State Fair.
How Does The State Fair Count People?In its first three days, the State Fair set two new records.
WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 6!We had another packed show as Tuesday was Day 6 of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Man Recognized For 50 Years Of Showing Pigs At State FairHugh Belgard showed his first pig at the State Fair in 1950. On Tuesday he was recognized for all the years he's been there.
St. Paul Police Dog Demonstrations Called Off At State FairMayor Melvin Carter determined it was best to discontinue the demonstrations in light of an ongoing audit of the department's K-9 unit.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018Tuesday is Military Appreciation Day at the State Fair!
Is The State Fair Worth The Price Tag For Families?The State Fair has not raised admission for four years, and its CEO Jerry Hammer says the fair is still a value for entertainment.
Staff Helps Fair-Goers Brace For Severe WeatherPeople are directed to the nearest severe weather shelter, which includes the agriculture horticulture building, as well as the Grandstand.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Monday, Aug. 27, 2018Today, the first Monday of the fair, is Seniors, Kids & Minnesota State Patrol Day.
State Fair Officials Talk Severe Storm PlansUmbrellas and rain coats are good to have handy, but those can't exactly protect you when things take a severe turn.