Through your eyes: Amazing reader photos from State Fair

Through your eyes: Amazing reader photos from State Fair

We asked, you delivered — and then some. Check out the top reader photos from our Instagram meetup — the "Great Minnesota Gram Together" at the Minnesota State Fair.
Stinson: Replacements run was 'special' but it's time to move on
Music

Stinson: Replacements run was 'special' but it's time to move on

34 minutes ago
The Replacements and GNR bassist is ready to leave his old band (or bands?) behind for a new solo venture.
Let's chill out at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
Eat & Drink

Let's chill out at the Great Minnesota Get-Together

September 2
The Minnesota State Fair has long been a magnet for ice cream lovers, and this year, the selection is better than ever. Here's a rundown on 15 different ways to turn down the heat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Patti LaBelle reigns soulfully at State Fair
Music

Patti LaBelle reigns soulfully at State Fair

5:55am
There was fun, fashion and frenzy in the 71-year-old’s show, but the guiding light was passion.
Fox anchor, ex of KSTP, sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name
TV & Media

Fox anchor, ex of KSTP, sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name

September 2
An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.
Variety

Minnesota vs. Iowa: Which State Fair has better food?

September 2
The Star Tribune traveled south recently to see whether Iowa could truly contend with its northern neighbor. We ate our way through both Get-Togethers, and the verdict may surprise you.
Variety

Style stand-outs at the Minnesota State Fair

September 2
Looking stylish at the State Fair isn't easy. (Heels and summer whites are definitely out.) These style stars show how you can be comfortable and classy from the midway to the art barn.
Variety

Prince plans 3-night Labor Day weekend party at Paisley Park

September 2
The event is timed to the release of his new album 'HITNRUN,' which exclusively hits Jay Z's Tidal service Monday.
TV & Media

WCCO news anchor Mike Binkley bowing out of TV after 34 years

September 2
"I’m looking forward to pursuing other activities and interests while I’m still ‘young,’ ” the news anchor wrote on his Facebook page.
Variety

Being set up? Here's what 'He has a great personality' and other 'friendisms' mean

September 2
Figure out what your friends really mean when they describe their single male friends.
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Music
    Vicky Emerson: The Americana singer/songwriter from Wisconsin blends folk and blues.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Music
    Prof, Mystikal, Murs, Mac Irv and Denzel Curry: For the third straight year, Minneapolis’ most outrageous, tenacious and salacious rapper, Prof, is staging a Labor Day weekend outdoor bash that reiterates he’s also one of our most popular rappers.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Music
    Connie Evingson: The Twin Cities vocalist performs songs by Dave Frishberg for the Jazz at the Jungle series.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Music
    Victor Wooten: Voted "bassist of the year" three times by Bass Player Magazine, the proficient instrumentalist plays solo recordings.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
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special feature
“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
special report
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
special project
Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.