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Minnesota State Fair

September 17, 2017
Beltrami 4-H youth shine at the Minnesota State Fair
September 17, 2017 - 7:30am
September 5, 2017
This is our first time here; we did our ride on the gondola and she ate a 18-inch corn dog," said Aaron Scherer, center, of St. Cloud, who carries his daughter, Wednesday, 5, on his shoulders as they thread their way through the crowds on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. Wednesday is carrying a back scratcher. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota State Fair breaks attendance record again
September 5, 2017 - 4:18pm
August 25, 2017
Bryce Langevin, 10, left enjoys lunch with his brother, Elliott Lagevin, 4, and dad Mark Langevin at Hamline Church Dining Hall at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, Aug. 25. "I kind of stole his mashed potatoes ... I had wild rice and meatballs with Lingonberry sauce," said Mark who brought his family to the fair.(Ginger Pinson / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
For 120 years, Hamline Church has fed the hungry at Minnesota State Fair
August 25, 2017 - 10:36pm
August 24, 2017
Emily Annexstad, a 19-year-old college student from St. Peter, Minn., representing Nicollet County, second from left, was crowned the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Wednesday, Aug. 23. Matt Addington / Special to Forum News Service
U of M student named Princess Kay of the Milky Way
August 24, 2017 - 10:12am
June 20, 2017
Swing dancer sandwich is honey smoked salmon, cucumbers, capers and cream cheese with fresh dill on pumpernickel, served with sliced lemon garnish.
Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
June 20, 2017 - 6:53pm
June 8, 2017
The Minnesota State Fair's 2017 Commemorative Art was unveiled on the State Fairgrounds Thursday evening, June 8, 2017 by St. Paul artist Ta-coumba Aiken. (Courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair)
Minnesota State Fair art unveiled
June 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
January 16, 2017
State fair tickets prices going up
January 16, 2017 - 10:31am
September 6, 2016
Busiest state fair ever? You betcha
September 6, 2016 - 9:42pm
August 30, 2016
A Prince seed art entry by Suzanne Mears at the seed art exhibit at the Agricultural Building at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Friday, August 26, 2016.(Pioneer Press: John Autey)
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
August 30, 2016 - 2:00am
August 9, 2016
Singer Prince performs in a surprise appearance on the "American Idol" television show finale at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California in this May 24, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello/Files
Prince night to turn Minnesota State Fair purple
August 9, 2016 - 10:27am
July 20, 2016
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Minnesota State Fair announces new attractions
July 20, 2016 - 6:55pm
August 31, 2015
Paramedic Suzanne Miller wraps Rebecca Ostendorf's cut hand at First Aid West at the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, August 27, 2015. (Holly Peterson | Pioneer Press)
Forego the flip-flops, fairgoers: Blisters, overheating and indigestion are common at the first aid stations
August 31, 2015 - 8:31pm
August 27, 2015
Thousands pack a street at the Minnesota State Fair Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, as the annual event opens its 12-day run. Turnout was good on a perfect weather day for the fair. (Don Davis | Forum News Service )
Something on a stick? It's fair time
August 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
May 5, 2015
Minnesota State Fair adds three more acts
May 5, 2015 - 7:20pm
August 28, 2014
Crashes, mayhem, fire drew State Fair crowds to Thrill Day
August 28, 2014 - 11:25pm