A poll has named the Giant Slide as the favorite ride at the State Fair. Personally, I’d choose the Tilt-a-Whirl. You have control. You wish to bob gently on the heaving metal plates? Enjoy. You want all your internal organs driven by centrifugal force to one side of your body?
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 10:45 PM
The State Fair's Heritage Square’s last hurrah before fair’s overhaul has stalwarts asking what’s next.
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 05:27 PM
The motor hums, the paint squirts and scatters: art.The Spin-a-Painting booth has been a State Fair fixture forever, helping would-be...
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:51 PM
Every year, the price of things at the State Fair sneaks up a quarter or two, but the bottled-water hawkers...
Updated: August 30, 2013, - 10:15 AM
French fry fairies Katarina Ketchup and Rosalita Relish are just two fairies who will give you magical french fries when you stop at their booth.
Updated: August 26, 2013, - 03:48 PM
The man at the State Fair was standing with a map in his hands and a troubled look on his...
Updated: August 24, 2013, - 11:45 PM
There’s something new at the State Fair that’s so marvelous, so stunning, so absolutely magnificent that it will —No, wait....
Updated: August 23, 2013, - 06:19 AM
The chain saws began after 7 a.m. the other day, and if you were still in bed you no doubt...
Updated: August 17, 2013, - 09:35 PM
Thirty-five people are running for mayor in Minneapolis. You’re surprised 350 people aren’t running; R.T. made it look like so...
Updated: August 15, 2013, - 08:42 PM