Not dim yet: How Minnesota lit the way for neon signs

Not dim yet: How Minnesota lit the way for neon signs

In many parts of the country, classic neon signs are dimming – but not in Minnesota.
Sheila E is a no-go for Prince tribute concert at U.S. Bank Stadium
Variety

Sheila E is a no-go for Prince tribute concert at U.S. Bank Stadium

4:59pm
Details on the big concert are expected after Labor Day.
Fashion Q&A: Is it ever OK to wear clothing representing another culture?
Variety

Fashion Q&A: Is it ever OK to wear clothing representing another culture?

4:41pm
A thrift-store find raises questions about cultural insensitivity.
Playing through concussion doubles recovery time, new study shows
Variety

Playing through concussion doubles recovery time, new study shows

2:25pm
Playing through the pain of a concussion doubles your recovery time. It also could lead to more severe symptoms, according to new research.
Frozen potions are cocktail kings for now in Twin Cities
Eat & Drink

Frozen potions are cocktail kings for now in Twin Cities

4:11pm
Now is the time to eke out the last drops of summer, when "refreshing" is still the most attractive descriptor for thirsty patrons.
Paula Abdul, Eagan teen to be featured when WE Day packs Xcel Center
Music

Paula Abdul, Eagan teen to be featured when WE Day packs Xcel Center

2:53pm
The gathering's mission is to inspire young people to make a positive difference locally and globally.
Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)
Eat & Drink

Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)

12:44pm
47 new foods. Ten hours. One critic. Rick Nelson sampled it all at the State Fair; $450 later, here's his take.
Variety

An insider's guide to Minnesota State Fair bathrooms

August 30
Looking for a restroom at the Minnesota State Fair? Here's an insider's guide on where to go when you need to go.
Music

Review: G-Eazy a hard sell despite nearly sold-out State Fair crowd

August 31
Fresh off MTV's VMAs, the Bay Area rapper was the first hip-hop show in three years at the grandstand.
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    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
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    Dinosaurs: See life-like prehistoric animals and even take a selfie with a T. Rex.
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    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
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    Dinosaurs: See life-like prehistoric animals and even take a selfie with a T. Rex.
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