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
Foods like fried Twinkies, pronto pups and the like steal most of the Minnesota State Fair publicity, often relegating Minnesota-grown food on the back burner. Items such as turkey, corn on the cob, wine and, yes, Spam also are on the fair. We take a look at some Minnesota fair products.
If Gov. Dayton truly is seeking a fair and simple tax system, he should adopt the “State Fair” model; where everybody pays something, rich or poor, young or old, and contributes to supporting state services.
Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm canceled the Michigan state fair this year, saying debt-ridden Michigan could no longer afford to subsidize it. Granholm's decision makes Michigan the only Midwestern state and one of few nationwide without a state fair.
Jamal Hashi, owner of the Safari Express food stand in the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, has a booth at the State Fair’s International Bazaar through Thursday. Hashi says camel is a cherished delicacy back in his home country of Somalia.
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