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Minnesota State Fair

September 8, 2018
Kandiyohi County youth participate in State Fair
September 8, 2018 - 10:14am
September 4, 2018
Sani, left, and Rabi Baba, with their baby, Sa’adat spend their first day ever at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. “It’s amazing! Lots of people, lots of food,” said Sani. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
September 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
September 3, 2018
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Perfect Fifth consists of Willmar students Marcus Ornelas, from left, Emily Malmgren, Pedro Cruz, Julia Thaden and Jacob Meyer. They placed third Saturday in the Minnesota State Fair County Fair Talent Contest finals and won the chance to perform Sunday night at the State Fair grandstand.
Update: Willmar student singers make it to State Fair grandstand performance
September 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
September 2, 2018
Man in critical condition after being beaten outside State Fair
September 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
September 1, 2018
Don Ramberg, owner of Fairfield Tree Farm in Pine City, Minn., examines a Christmas tree inside the Agriculture Horticulture building at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The tree, grown in Grey Eagle, Minn., is on display as part of an annual Fair showcase of Minnesota-grown Christmas trees. Ryan Faircloth / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Which Christmas tree best fits you? Find out now
September 1, 2018 - 5:29pm
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Eleanor Weckwerth, 17, from Meeker County, is the 2018 Poultry Princess, crowned at the Minnesota State Fair.
Meeker County 4-H'er named Poultry Princess
September 1, 2018 - 11:29am
Morton student wins State Fair essay contest
September 1, 2018 - 9:43am
August 29, 2018
Haakon P. Vaadeland of Park Rapids puffs himself up in an effort to get his rooster "Rocky" to crow,as 12 roosters competed in the crowing contest to see which bird could call the most times in half an hour, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Wednesday, Aug. 29.  Rocky placed third with 34 crows. The winner crowed 49 times to advance to Thursday's finals. (Scott Takushi/Pioneer Press)
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
August 29, 2018 - 9:19pm
August 28, 2018
K-9 demonstrations called off for rest of Minnesota State Fair, mayor orders
August 28, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 26, 2018
Darin Brooks and Amanda Gehri unload a Clydesdale draft horse in front of the horse barn on the Minnesota State fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair expands horse show
August 26, 2018 - 6:45am
August 24, 2018
Minnesota State fair breaks first-day attendance record
August 24, 2018 - 9:38pm
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Minnesota State Fair breaks first-day attendance mark, but its far from daily record
August 24, 2018 - 5:28pm
August 23, 2018
Linda Christensen sculpts Rebekka Paskewitz from Browerville, Minn., the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way on the first day of the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 23. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair Princess Kay and finalists have, well, milk in their veins
August 23, 2018 - 8:27pm
August 22, 2018
Contestants in the Midwest Dairy Association's Princess Kay of the Milky Way contest show their excitement after Rebekka Paskewitz, representing Todd County, was chosen from a field of 12 county dairy princesses during a Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. Photo by Matt Addington
College student from central Minnesota selected Princess Kay of the Milky Way
August 22, 2018 - 10:24pm