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Verne and Bert Enestvedt of Sacred Heart have been coming to the State Fair since the 1940s to talk about their hybrid seeds and to educate people about agriculture. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Local families have decades-long tradition at Minnesota State Fair


ST. PAUL -- For nearly 70 years, members of the Enestvedt family have been telling visitors at the Minnesota State Fair about the hybrid seeds they produce and sell on their Sacred Heart farm.

In a small but comfortable structure that's in the shadow of what had been known as Machinery Hill, the Enestvedt Seed Company booth has been a State Fair merchandise vendor since the early 1940s.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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