Wisconsin's State Fair Drive-Thru Gives Glimpse Of What Minnesotans Can Expect From 'Food Parade'The Wisconsin State Fair drive-through experience is up and running, giving Minnesotans a taste of what the Great Minnesota Get-Together's food parade could look like.
Wisconsin State Fair Canceled For 2020 Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Wisconsin State Fair was canceled Thursday due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time since 1945 that the 169-year-old annual tradition will not take place.
Good Question: Reply All: State Fair HistoryThere’s so much history to the Great Minnesota Get-Together that we thought we’d let the fairgoers ask their Good Questions. Stacey Foust wanted to know: How old is the Grandstand? Built in 1909, the Grandstand is now 104 years old. According the Minnesota State Fair archivist, the original two-decked wooden Grandstand, built in 1885, was razed after the 1908 State Fair.
Teen Dies After Suffering Head Injury At Wis. State FairA Mount Horeb teen has died after suffering a head injury at the Wisconsin State Fair. A report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner says 19-year-old John Klossner fell from the back of a pickup truck at the fair on Aug. 3.
Troubled ‘Stratosphere’ Is Reopened At The Fair A highly-anticipated State Fair ride is back up and running Saturday night after malfunctioning twice. The Stratosphere is a one-of-its-kind swing ride that's new on the Mighty Midway. On Thursday and again on Friday, the ride got stuck and stranded some people in the air.
2 Diagnosed With Swine Flu After Wis. State Fair Two people in Wisconsin diagnosed with swine flu got it at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Witnesses: Mob Of Youth Attacked Wis. State Fair-GoersWisconsin State Fair Park officials are instituting some changes following at least two dozen arrests and injuries to park police officers during opening day of the fair.