State Fair

Sloane Martin
August 29, 2018 - 4:43 am
Those coming to the second half of the state fair won't be seeing St. Paul Police K9 demonstrations. The Pioneer Press reports Mayor Melvin Carter asked police chief Todd Axtell to call them off in light of an ongoing audit of the K9 unit. The mayor called Axtell on Monday night, according to the...
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Military appreciation day at the state fair
August 28, 2018 - 11:54 am
The 2018 Minnesota State Fair reaches its halfway point on Tuesday with Military Appreciation Day. This year, they're honoring women who served in the military. During a ceremony under drizzly skies, keynote speaker and Viet Nam veteran Kay Bauer said women vets still have to overcome stereotypes...
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Laura Oakes
August 23, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Traffic jams, full park and ride lots, and delayed buses. It was all part of trying to just get to the State Fair on this busy opening day. To help with traffic and parking hassles, Metro Transit deployed 50 extra buses to pick up and drop off fairgoers, despite a severe driver shortage. Designated...
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Entercom Media
June 29, 2018 - 2:35 pm
By: Lindsey Peterson, WCCO Program Director At an internal meeting at WCCO yesterday, I shared the news with our staff that John Hines has decided to step away from his daily show at the end of the summer following the State Fair. For some of us, that meant tears, but this should be a time to...
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