Minnesota State Fair

Ron Elkman USA Today
Adam Carter
March 05, 2019 - 11:17 am
Another grandstand act has been announced for the Minnesota State Fair. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Hall and Oates will perform at the Grandstand August 28th. The Philadelphia pair of Daryl Hall and John Oates are the best-selling duo in music history, having sold an estimated 40 million records...
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Susie Jones
September 02, 2018 - 5:35 pm
More people than ever before went to the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday. It was in fact, the busiest single day attendence ever recorded. Fair officials said 270,426 people attended the fair on its last Saturday. The previous single-day attendance record was 260,374, set on the second Saturday of...
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Lots of people at the state fair
August 31, 2018 - 5:14 am
The 2018 Minnesota State Fair has entered the grind; the final weekend. And more attendance records continue to fall. Through the first seven days of the state fair, three new daily attendance records are in the books. The latest was Wednesday's 144,940, which is nearly 20-thousand more than the...
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lightning strike
August 27, 2018 - 9:52 am
There is a threat of severe weather Monday in Minnesota. "We've got a cold front heading into all this warm, muggy air and the battle of the air masses will be on!" WCCO Radio Meterologist Mike Lynch said from his broadcast location at the Minnesota State Fair. Thunderstorms will develop along the...
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Adam Carter
August 24, 2018 - 11:57 am
It was pouring rain with thunder and lighting this morning at the Minnesota State Fair, but people still came out in droves Some actually preferred in that way. “Absolutely, why would I not come out today anyway? There’s less people,” said Landy, a woman from Hudson, Wi. “I'm not a crowd person. I’...
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