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Minnesota's restrained bid for Amazon headquarters ready to send
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
'The ugly truth' about opioids in Crow Wing County
Ice castle returns to Stillwater this winter, coinciding with Super Bowl
Data breach at Twin Cities credit union may have affected nearly 130K accounts
crime and courts
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
'Born This Way' cast member to speak Saturday at Buddy Walk
Jemele Hill suspended two weeks by ESPN after tweet about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones
Netflix and thrill: Here's everything coming to Netflix in October 2017
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Marilyn Hagerty: Home for Homecoming
The unsexy but effective diet plan
UND dedicates ref locker room to Butch Mosseau
Strapped for cap space, healthy players, Wild suit up 45-year-old coach for practice
Packers' Mike McCarthy calls Vikings' hit on Aaron Rodgers 'an illegal act'
Wild's Zach Parise leaves practice with another 'setback'
Bison home football schedule suddenly looking more attractive
Winnifred Marian Althiser
Dale Bernard Kuznia
Florence J. Myers
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Protect Native women by remembering Savanna
Letter: Honor the flag, nation and anthem
Letter: This sounds a lot like patriarchy, not feminism
Hunters: Offer to help owners maintain land
June 25, 2017
Grand Forks County Fair winds down
GRAND FORKS—It's your last chance to try all the tasty treats at the Grand Forks County Fair. You have just a few more hour to rush over...
June 25, 2017 - 7:20pm
July 15, 2016
After poultry ban, birds return to the Red River Valley Fair
WEST FARGO - There is no question. The roosters are glad to be back at the Red River Valley Fair. "You can get pretty close to your chickens,"...
July 15, 2016 - 10:50am
June 27, 2016
How to enjoy animals at the fair without getting their germs--or giving them yours
Summer is the season for fairs, festivals and family reunions, but before you jump into the barrel of fun, you should take some precautions to...
June 27, 2016 - 10:39pm
July 11, 2015
Sugar gliders for sale at Red River Valley Fair for about $500
Some people buy their children a hamster, others spring for a dog, but Dani Arnold went to the Red River Valley Fair on Friday to get her two...
July 11, 2015 - 7:45am
July 8, 2015
Boy pinned under amusement ride motorcycle at Red River Valley Fair
WEST FARGO—A young boy was taken on an unexpected ride Tuesday when he stepped onto the Motorcycle Jump amusement ride operated by Murphy Bros....
July 8, 2015 - 4:08pm
July 6, 2015
Red River Valley Fair opens Tuesday
WEST FARGO—The Red River Valley Fair opens Tuesday with enough attractions and events to keep fairgoers occupied. So much that it may be...
July 6, 2015 - 3:56pm
June 26, 2015
Fire and ice at the fair: Performer goes from law school to juggler
It was at some point in law school the performer simply known as Paz knew he was in the wrong field. Though he was doing well in his classes...
June 26, 2015 - 12:30am
May 7, 2015
Red River Valley Fair poultry exhibit canceled due to avian flu
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- Organizers for the Red River Valley Fair say concerns over the spread of avian flu forced them to cancel this...
May 7, 2015 - 10:02am
April 24, 2015
Judge's ruling nears, but no legislative movement on Minnesota sex offender program
ST. PAUL -- The final countdown has begun for a Minnesota sex offender treatment program. After three years of legal motions, court orders and stern warnings from a federal judge, the Minnesota Legislature finally will find out whether the state-operated program to treat...
April 24, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 31, 2014
Early birds watch the State Fair wake up
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- In the dark at 5:30 in the morning this time of year, it’s usually just Brian Motiaytis at the Snelling...
August 31, 2014 - 11:45am
August 21, 2014
Deputy manager keeps Minnesota State Fair's livestock barns real (and rural)
GLENWOOD CITY, Wis. -- After a full day of work at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds last month, Mark Goodrich went home to his ranch...
August 21, 2014 - 9:00am
August 20, 2014
What can top a cold beer at the fair? Even colder foam
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Often, the biggest problem a beer drinker faces at the Minnesota State Fair is keeping that brew cold in...
August 20, 2014 - 9:15am
June 26, 2014
Minnesota State Fair announces new food lineup for 2014
The Minnesota State Fair has released its new foods list for 2014, and it’s a doozy.
June 26, 2014 - 11:00am
July 30, 2013
MARILYN HAGERTY: In 1913, all thoughts were on the fair
Thoughts turned to the State Fair coming to Grand Forks in the middle of July 1913. The fair was a highlight of summer 100 years ago. The fair...
July 30, 2013 - 12:00am
July 20, 2013
Pennington County Fair hosts first of two rodeo nights
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- It was an all-American night here at the Pennington County Fairgrounds as a crowd packed into the grandstand Friday night...
July 20, 2013 - 7:30am