State Fair

Possible suspect in groping incident at state fair
Minnesota State Fair police
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 9:50 am
Minnesota State Fair police have released a photo of a person who may have been involved in a reported sexual assault of a volunteer at the state Republican Party booth. Records show a woman claims she was groped by another woman on Aug. 23 around 9:00 p.m. following a political disagreement...
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Sloane Martin
August 29, 2019 - 3:46 pm
This year's State Fair revealed the revamped north end neighborhood with the brand new events center, a structure that stands in contrast to other buildings around the fairgrounds. The fair has been on the site in one way or another, minus interruptions for a polio outbreak and the second world war...
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Swine Barn at the State Fair
Entercom
August 06, 2019 - 6:37 am
Ramp-up to the 2019 Minnesota State Fair continues at the historic fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. See ya in 17 days. -- ‘Til then, we’re kicking into high gear to get all spiffed up for ya! pic.twitter.com/0vY2PDqJAl — Minnesota State Fair (@mnstatefair) August 5, 2019 Among the changes is the name...
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Swine Barn at the State Fair
Entercom
February 10, 2019 - 8:55 am
It's a new day for one of the top livestock attractions at the Minnesota State Fair. The swine barn on the west end of the historic state fairgrounds was built 80 years ago, but recent improvments have made it a more comfortable area for fairgoers, exhibitors, and the livestock that's on display or...
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Lionel Richie on the piano
USA Today Sports Images
WCCO Radio Newsroom
February 05, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The concert dates are filling up for the Great Minnesota Get-Together The Minnesota State Fair announced international music star Lionel Richie and American folk rock singer Brandi Carlile are now on the Grandstand stage lineup. Richie is scheduled to perform the night of Aug. 30 at the historic...
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Adam Lambert now sings with Queen
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Al Schoch
December 03, 2018 - 10:24 am
Queen + Adam Lambert is coming to the Xcel Energy Center. The legendary rock band, who were joined by Lambert in 2011, are heading out on 23-city tour next year. The tour starts July 10 in Vancouver and includes an Aug. 10 date in downtown St. Paul. Original Queen band members Brian May and Roger...
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Sloane Martin
September 01, 2018 - 4:49 pm
The State Fair is not just about food and entertainment. There's also plenty of opportunities to learn about multiple topics impacting the state. At the Minnesota Pollution Control Center booth, officials voicing concern about the precarious future of recycling. Recently, China's National Sword...
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