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June 25, 2017
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Grand Forks County Fair winds down
June 25, 2017 - 7:20pm
July 15, 2016
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After poultry ban, birds return to the Red River Valley Fair
July 15, 2016 - 10:50am
June 27, 2016
Leah Mehling, 9, pets her 4H horse, Prince, at the Grand Forks Fair on June 22, 2016. This will be Leah's first year competing as a full member of 4H. (Meg Oliphant/Grand Forks Herald)
How to enjoy animals at the fair without getting their germs--or giving them yours
June 27, 2016 - 10:39pm
July 11, 2015
Dani Arnold caresses her newly purchased sugar glider at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, N.D., on Friday, July 10, 2015. 
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Sugar gliders for sale at Red River Valley Fair for about $500
July 11, 2015 - 7:45am
July 8, 2015
In this photo from Brandee Godfrey's Facebook page, a motorcycle from a fair ride at the Red River Valley Fair is seen toppled from its mounting.
Boy pinned under amusement ride motorcycle at Red River Valley Fair
July 8, 2015 - 4:08pm
July 6, 2015
The sun sets on another edition of the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Red River Valley Fair opens Tuesday
July 6, 2015 - 3:56pm
June 26, 2015
Paz juggles flaming hockey sticks at the Greater Grand Forks Fair. He is the only performer who does this trick. (Photo by Wade Rupard/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Fire and ice at the fair: Performer goes from law school to juggler
June 26, 2015 - 12:30am
May 7, 2015
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Red River Valley Fair poultry exhibit canceled due to avian flu
May 7, 2015 - 10:02am
April 24, 2015
Judge's ruling nears, but no legislative movement on Minnesota sex offender program
April 24, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 31, 2014
"I guess it would be called breakfast," said Nancy Cooper, left, Mankato, who along with her husband, Chuck Cooper, ate footlong hotdogs at the Minnesota State Fair around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday August 27, 2014. They said stopping for Footlongs is always their first stop at the fair.  (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Early birds watch the State Fair wake up
August 31, 2014 - 11:45am
August 21, 2014
Minnesota State Fair Deputy General Manager Mark Goodrich is one a just a few active farmers on the year-round State Fair staff. He was photographed at on his Emerald, Wisconsin farm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Mark, a thirty year employee with the State Fair raises about a 100 head of Angus cattle. (Pioneer Press: John Autey)
Deputy manager keeps Minnesota State Fair's livestock barns real (and rural)
August 21, 2014 - 9:00am
August 20, 2014
Charlie Burrows, owner of LuLu's Public House stand in the new West End Market, shows off his new idea, frozen blueberry beer foam atop beers at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. (Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)
What can top a cold beer at the fair? Even colder foam
August 20, 2014 - 9:15am
June 26, 2014
Breakfast Juicy LuLu  An English muffin with two American cheese-stuffed sausage patties  served until 11 a.m. At LuLu's Public House* (New Food Vendor for 2014), Located next to Schilling Amphitheater at West End Market. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair)
Minnesota State Fair announces new food lineup for 2014
June 26, 2014 - 11:00am
July 30, 2013
MARILYN HAGERTY: In 1913, all thoughts were on the fair
July 30, 2013 - 12:00am
July 20, 2013
A bull rider struggles to stay on his bull during the Professional Bull Riding event Thunder on Hooves at the Pennington County Fair in Thief River Falls, Minn. on Friday evening. Riders from all around the region compete for qualification in the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas. photo by Jenna Watson/Grand Forks Herald
Pennington County Fair hosts first of two rodeo nights
July 20, 2013 - 7:30am