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On the eve of the Minnesota State Fair opening day Thursday, Kyla Mauk of Wright County was crowned the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way. She will act as goodwill ambassador for the state’s dairy industry and her likeness will be carved in butter at the fair.
The National Guard held an interagency exercise, "Vigilant Guard" to simulate a disaster in northern Minnesota and test preparedness on Tuesday.
The festivities will include free food, vintage fair photography, mingling with Star Tribune journalists and even a few Midway games.
Hundreds of Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day participants concluded their 60-mile journey raising more than $1.6 million for breast cancer research and community outreach programs.
The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new ".sucks" domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands.