State Fair
August 31, 2017

Fair calendar for Thursday, Aug. 31: Seniors Day

Health and wellness demonstrations and giveaways, fun exercise sessions and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Seniors (65+) receive discounted admission. $9.
Music
August 31, 2017

Pentatonix turns on vocal charm at State Fair

REVIEW: When PTX did covers, things got exciting at the sold-out grandstand.
Eat & Drink
August 30, 2017

A critic's 12 must-eat, tried-and-true dishes at State Fair

The new fair foods get all the attention, but these tried-and-true standbys are a treat every year.
Local
August 30, 2017

2017 Minnesota State Fair attendance: Day 6

STATE FAIR ATTENDANCE Here are day-by-day numbers for attendance at the Minnesota State Fair. Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877, compared to 111,902 last year and 110,267…
Minneapolis
August 30, 2017

Minnehaha Academy warns of fundraising scam at fair entrance

Officials for the school rocked by a natural gas explosion say a person has had a sign with Minnehaha's name and logo.
Music
August 30, 2017
John Mellencamp with his band early in his State Fair Grandstand set T...

John Mellencamp at the Fair: Art meets radio-ready music

REVIEW: He and Carlene Carter sparkled together.
Gophers
August 30, 2017

U's Coffey, Curry and Pitino talk at State Fair

Gophers sophomores Eric Curry and Amir Coffey and coach Richard Pitino talk Monday at the Minnesota State Fair.
State Fair
August 30, 2017

Fair calendar for Wedneday, Aug. 30: Read and Ride Day

A celebration of readers of all ages with activities, performances and author appearances. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Local
August 29, 2017

2017 Minnesota State Fair attendance: Day 5

STATE FAIR ATTENDANCEHere are day-by-day numbers for attendance at the Minnesota State Fair.Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877, compared to 111,902 last year and 110,267 in 2015.…
Eat & Drink
August 29, 2017

Sweet delivery: Watch a drone deliver Sweet Martha's cookies to a top chef

Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern had a hankering for the Minnesota State Fair's once-a-year treat, and the fair delivered. Literally.
State Fair
August 29, 2017

Fair calendar for Tuesday, Aug. 29: Military Appreciation Day

Active and retired military and veterans receive an admission discount at the gate with valid documentation of service.
Stage & Arts
August 28, 2017

After 10 years of rejection, artist gets into the State Fair art show — and wins

Persistence has paid off for a St. Louis Park artist who was on his way to becoming the Susan Lucci of the State Fair.For 10…
Local
August 28, 2017

2017 Minnesota State Fair attendance: Day 4

STATE FAIR ATTENDANCE Here are day-by-day numbers for attendance at the Minnesota State Fair. Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877, compared to 111,902 last year and 110,267…
Music
August 28, 2017

Toby Keith gets wacky but not political with 3 Doors Down at State Fair

The country star and rockers 3 Doors Down each avoided politics at the grandstand.
State Fair
August 28, 2017

Fair calendar for Monday, Aug. 28: Minnesota State Patrol Day

The State Patrol shows off an array of tools it uses to keep our roadways safe.
TV & Media
August 28, 2017
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Jim Gaffigan reminds State Fair fans why he's a Minnesota favorite

REVIEW: Jim Gaffigan reminded fans why he's one of comedy's top wordsmiths.
Eat & Drink
August 27, 2017

Craft beer or stunt? You decide at State Fair

Look for these novelty and/or craft beer variations from Machinery Hill to the International Bazaar.
Local
August 27, 2017

2017 Minnesota State Fair attendance: Day 3

STATE FAIR ATTENDANCEHere are day-by-day numbers for attendance at the Minnesota State Fair.Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877, compared to 111,902 last year and 110,267 in 2015.…
Local
August 27, 2017

2017 Minnesota State Fair attendance, Day 2

STATE FAIR ATTENDANCEHere are day-by-day numbers for attendance at the Minnesota State Fair.Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877, compared to 111,902 last year and 110,267 in 2015.…
Music
August 27, 2017
Stevie Nicks performed Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Minnesota State...

Stevie Nicks' fair debut cut short by weather

The Fleetwood Mac vet mostly stuck to solo material again.
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