Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Many foods introduced at the Minnesota State Fair fade into obscurity. But each year, a few take on a classic, Pronto Pup-like stature.
Leslie Jones' website hacked; nude photos, personal info exposed
Celebrities

Leslie Jones' website hacked; nude photos, personal info exposed

August 24
Leslie Jones is the latest celebrity to be the victim of a hacker, with her personal website being vandalized on Wednesday morning.
Shopping at the fair? Where to find deals on Minnesota-made goods
Variety

Shopping at the fair? Where to find deals on Minnesota-made goods

August 24
Believe it or not, the Minnesota State Fair is a fine place to score discounts from Faribault Woolen Mill and other home-state manufacturers.
Minn. State Fair keeps getting bigger and better, even as other states struggle
Variety

Minn. State Fair keeps getting bigger and better, even as other states struggle

August 24
Minnesota's Great Get-Together keeps it mass appeal by mixing tradition and surprise
As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?
TV & Media

As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?

August 24
The Minnesota State Fair begins in less than 24 hours and "Pokémon Go" players are rejoicing.
Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day
Eat & Drink

Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day

August 24
It's easy to celebrate. Have someone else do the cooking, or plug in your waffle iron, whisk together a few ingredients, and eat.
Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake
Variety

Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake

August 24
A group of heart doctors is calling on parents to stop indulging children's sweet tooths by curbing the amount of added sugars in their kids' diets.
Variety

Rosenblum: Family ties are the key to long life

August 24
Turns out the people most likely to keep us alive well into our 80s and beyond are our complicated, annoying and ultimately endearing families.
Variety

Pen pals celebrate 70 years of writing to each other

August 24
Lois Csontos-Nielsen and Freda Jones have been friends for 70 years. But they have been in each other's presence only four times.
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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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    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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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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    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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