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.
3 More State Fair Grandstand Shows AnnouncedThe Great Minnesota Get-Together is less than six months away, and the Grandstand music lineup is filling out.
Hootie & The Blowfish, ‘Weird-Al’ To Play The 2019 GrandstandHootie and the Blowfish will kick off next year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Sunday's Fair Attendance Number Falls Short Of RecordFair officials said that 241,102 people descended on the fairgrounds Sunday. The total was about 1,600 people short of breaking the daily record set last year, when 242,759 people when to the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
97-Year-Old Woman Is Ultimate State Fair FanThe fair has something for all ages. For one 97-year-old woman, she’s experienced the fair almost every year of her life.
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.
Record Minnesota Lottery Sales Means More Minnesotans Are GamblingMinnesotans are spending more money on lottery tickets than ever before.