STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota fair food not just deep fried
By Don Davis
Jayden Johnson sat on a park bench eating one of his favorite Minnesota State Fair foods in 96-degree heat.
It was not something dipped in batter and deep-fat fried or even, on one of th... Posted on 8/30/13 at 8:24 AM
ON MY MIND Winning at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
The annual Minnesota State Fairstarted today.
Since 2009 when my kids started participating in education competitions, the first day of theState Fair has become an important day for us. We alwa... Posted on 8/22/13 at 9:39 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Fair Food
North Dakota State Fair Features Ten New Foods
(Minot, ND) Enjoying all of North Dakota State Fairs Great. Big. Fun. is sure to work up an appetite! Fortunately, as any seasoned Fairgoer could tell y... Posted on 7/15/13 at 12:47 PM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND ND Game & Fish will be at the 2013 ND State Fair. will you?
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its Conservation and Outdoors Skills ParkJuly 19-27at the State Fair in Minot.
Visitors will be treated to an array of act... Posted on 7/12/13 at 9:05 AM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO 2012 Minnesota State Fair Visit: Great Balls Of Fire!
I look forward to going to the Minnesota State Fair like I look forward to Christmas. Possibly more.
Like many other Minnesotans, I grew up making my annual pilgrimage to this Great Minnesota Get-Tog... Posted on 9/2/12 at 3:30 PM
The directors of North Dakota’s State Fair considered firing manager Bob Wagoner more than a year before they decided to do it this week.
Meeting minutes show the board discussed asking for Wagoner’s resignation in May 2008. The issue was later dropped and Wagoner got a 4.4 percent pay raise. Board member Neil Fleming of Cavalier said he saw improvements in marketing and staff relationships.
Minnesota’s biggest anti-tax group bought billboard space to promote its cause to people headed to Minnesota’s biggest get-together.
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota bought billboards along streets leading to the state fairgrounds. “Our first billboards highlight Minnesota Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson-Kelliher and her efforts to raise taxes by $1.5 billion,” league President Phil Krinkie said.
Kandiyohi County, Minn., law enforcement and court officials will soon file charges, police reports and other paperwork electronically.
The e-charge pilot project will also allow signatures from law enforcement, prosecutors and judges and notarization of documents to be filed that way.
Is the North Dakota Senate willing to change an anti-tobacco voter initiative that senators unanimously OK’d in February? Does the House want to spend $15 million on a new State Fair grandstand, a sum one lawmaker has called “grossly excessive?”
The North Dakota House and Senate will convene at 8 a.m. Monday and plan to finish their work on final bills by day’s end. It will make this session the longest ever, at 79 days, breaking the previous record of 78 days set during the last session in 2007.
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