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

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

Believe it or not, the Minnesota State Fair is a fine place to score discounts from Faribault Woolen Mill and other home-state manufacturers.
Music
August 27

Scene + Heard: At the Metallica show

Wearing their best fan gear, metalheads young and old flooded into U.S. Bank Stadium to see a trio of heavy metal acts.
Variety
August 26

Mural of assassin Oswald on Dallas building draws scrutiny

A nearly two-story mural of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald recently painted on a Dallas building is drawing criticism for being insensitive.
Movies
August 26

Jesse Metcalfe revels in real-life romance, music on TV

Jesse Metcalfe is stretching himself artistically as a musician and, on the side, as a jewelry designer.
National
August 25

AP EXPLAINS: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy

French mayors are drawing international anger for banning the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit worn by a small minority of Muslim women. The Associated Press explains the core of the controversy.
Variety
August 24

Style calendar

Enjoy North Loop Night Out from 5-8 p.m. today in Minneapolis. The monthly shopping and dining event features more than a dozen merchants offering discounts.…
Music
August 23

#SoGoneChallenge gives Monica and 13-year-old hit a boost

R&B singer Monica says she's happy to see her 13-year-old hit "So Gone" trend heavily on social media, spike in sales and streams, and find a new audience with younger kids.
National
August 23

Experts conclude Flint River might have caused skin rashes

The improperly treated river water that Flint residents bathed and cleaned with for 1½ years may have caused skin rashes that possibly worsened because people became mentally stressed and changed their hygiene over concerns about the water, federal and state officials said Tuesday.
Variety
August 22

KFC's new marketing gimmick: Giving away scented sunscreen

KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of sunscreen that it said smelled like fried chicken to drum up buzz for its Extra Crispy chicken.
National
August 20

Tanning industry blames 10,000 salon closings on 'Obamacare'

The tanning salon industry is feeling burned by "Obamacare."
Music
August 20

Kanye West's weekend pop-up store in Boston draws big crowds

Kanye West's pop-up clothing store has opened in downtown Boston.
Variety
August 19

Style alert: People are wearing expensive shower caps in public now

When humidity and straightened hair don't go together, try a shower cap.
Style
August 19

Scene + Heard: Taste and Toast at the Minnesota Landscape Arborteum

After an afternoon of torrential rain, the skies cleared for Taste and Toast, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's summer fundraiser.
Variety
August 19

Woman to be buried in dress she planned to get married in

A South Carolina woman will be wearing the wedding dress she planned to get married in this weekend at her funeral.
Variety
August 18

The Latest: Major gains against Southern California wildfire

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
National
August 18

Judge dismisses case over transgender embalmer's firing

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender embalmer who was fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female and would dress as a woman.
Variety
August 18

The Latest: Crocs declines comment on toddler escalator suit

The Latest on a lawsuit against Crocs and a Waikiki Hilton resort after a toddler's foot got caught in an escaltor (all times local):
Music
August 18

Kanye West to open 21 'Pablo' pop-up stores worldwide Friday

Kanye West fans can buy a taste of "The Life of Pablo" this weekend following the rapper-turned-fashion mogul's announcement of 21 pop-up stores worldwide that will be open for just three days, beginning Friday.
Variety
August 17

Would you buy an outfit along with milk, eggs? Hy-Vee is betting on it

The grocery store giant opened its second store with a clothing boutique just last week.
Style
August 17

Style star: Nadege Souvenir

Nadege Souvenir39, associate vice president of community impact for the St. Paul FoundationWhat are you wearing? Bar Fedora glasses by l.a.Eyeworks, Who What Wear for…
Style
August 17

The latest hair trend inspired by Megan Fox, Kate Hudson

Look to Kate Hudson, AnnaSophia Robb.