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Minnesota State Fair

September 27, 2018
Daniella Lima, right, smiles with her two sisters, nephew and brother-in-law at Minnesota Pork's booth during the 2018 Minnesota State Fair. Submitted photo.
Grand Forks woman wins 1-year supply of bacon
September 27, 2018 - 9:18am
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 2, 2018
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
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
Minnesota State Fair photo
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
Donn Schrader, left, a fisheries specialist from the DNR, and Joe Braden from Ken's Bait pour fish into the pond at the DNR fish pond on the Minnesota state fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Fair-goers are hooked on the fish pond
August 22, 2018 - 9:31pm
Donn Schrader, left, a fisheries specialist from the DNR, and Joe Braden from Ken's Bait pour fish into the pond at the DNR fish pond on the Minnesota state fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Pressplay button
VIDEO: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stocks State Fair live fish exhibit
August 22, 2018 - 4:19pm
August 18, 2018
Buckets of change coming to Minnesota State Fair
August 18, 2018 - 2:19pm
August 1, 2018
Inspired by Greek ouzo, the The Brewzo Lager pilsner is infused with a touch of licorice and served with a sugar-spiced rim. It is brewed by Lake Monster Brewing at Dino's Gyros. Credit: Dino's (www.dinosfresh.com)
Minnesota State Fair announces new beers and beverages that have that fair flair
August 1, 2018 - 4:19pm
June 19, 2018
Mangonada Shave Ice at Minnesnowii Shave Ice. Courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
June 19, 2018 - 7:32pm