Through your eyes: Top photos from the Great Minnesota Gram Together

Through your eyes: Top photos from the Great Minnesota Gram Together

On the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair, the Star Tribune held its first Instameet — inviting local devotees of Insta­gram to meet up, hang out and snap photos together. Here are just a few of our favorites.
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

10 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

28 minutes ago
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.
MSP to have luxury lounge for those flying any airline
Variety

MSP to have luxury lounge for those flying any airline

5:26pm
Touted as a first in the United States, the lounge at MSP will offer food, beverages, Wi-Fi and other comforts, and have an area where kids "can cut loose" — all for a fee.
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

3:10pm
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?

34 minutes ago
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

5:26pm
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

12:15pm
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

4:54pm
"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

2:51pm
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.
  • 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.
Movies
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.