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September 12, 2018
Kris Vox of Hairball performs Prince at their July 3 Bayfront Festival Park concert in Duluth. Eric Sherman / Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
Hairball's use of makeup for Prince portrayal raises concerns
September 12, 2018 - 4:39pm
September 8, 2018
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AgweekTV: Firefighter Farmer faces challenges
September 8, 2018 - 8:30am
January 24, 2018
St. Paul artist Kristi Abbott, a collage artist, has been named the 2018 Minnesota State Fair commemorative artist. (Courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair)
Minnesota State Fair picks 2018 commemorative artist
January 24, 2018 - 7:36pm
January 15, 2018
Still among the most popular attractions at the Fair is Ye Old Mill. Construction of the ride began in 1913 and it opened to fairgoers in 1915.  Chris Polydoroff / Pioneer Press
After a century, family sells Minnesota State Fair fixture to State Fair
January 15, 2018 - 8:18pm
August 28, 2013
Jayden Johnson, 10, eats one of his favorite Minnesota State Fair foods, roasted corn. The booth that sells Minnesota corn is a fair tradition for many. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota fair food not just deep fried
August 28, 2013 - 5:30pm
September 11, 2012
Phil Krinkie, St. Paul, column: We could call it, 'Tax reform on a stick'
September 11, 2012 - 12:05am
July 14, 2012
Marilyn Schoenberg, Hebron, N.D., letter: Vote can convince NCAA to back down
July 14, 2012 - 12:15am
September 4, 2011
Travis Gienger sits in his pumpkin patch with some of his huge pumpkins in East Bethel, Minnesota, August 24, 2011. Gienger is growing a giant pumpkin for the State Fair and is on track for a record, so far. (Richard Sennott/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
Minnesota grower aims for great pumpkins
September 4, 2011 - 8:54pm
August 23, 2011
CHEESE CURD EPICENTER: Minnesota State Fair curds rooted in Ellsworth, Wis.
August 23, 2011 - 10:06am
July 17, 2010
Thanks, North Dakota, for State Fair improvements
July 17, 2010 - 11:00pm
June 24, 2010
Diane Weber, Bismarck, letter: No more eating contests at fairs
June 24, 2010 - 11:00pm
September 4, 2009
MINNESOTA POLITICS: Molnau mulls governor bid ... Summit not open ... Young, old split ... more
September 4, 2009 - 11:29pm
August 29, 2009
Dr. Ilya Gorodisher of May Township voices his opinions Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 in Lake Elmo, Minn. Supporters and opponents of the proposed health care overhaul have confronted each other directly at a town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Marlin Levison)
MINNESOTA POLITICS: Tax foes buy billboards ... Busy gov candidates ,,, Voting aid for disabled ... more
August 29, 2009 - 12:00am
August 9, 2009
MINNESOTA NEWS: County e-documents soon ... Wounded pup recovering ... Dad held in baby's death ... more
August 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
COLUMNIST MARILYN HAGERTY: Gov. Langer chewed cigars during 1934 trial
June 15, 2009 - 10:00pm