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Tim McGraw Hits The Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Tonight

Country music superstar Tim McGraw hits the Minnesota State Fair grandstand stage tonight (with special guest Ryan Kinder). Tickets are $56 & $71 -- but there aren't many left. Showtime temp should be around 70˚ under partly cloudy skies.

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Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair
Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair
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Archivist: Minnesota State Fair A Popular Haunt For Ghosts [AUDIO]

You never know who you might bump into at the Minnesota State Fair. Minnesotans of all shapes and sizes have been known to attend the State Fair, even a few old timers - as in really old timers.

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Jennifer Dodge/ThinkStock
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Heading To The State Fair? Add The Train To Your Experience

The Minnesota State Fair opens tomorrow in Saint Paul, and this year you can take the Northstar Link from St. Cloud, to the Northstar Train in Becker to the Fridley station; where buses will run to and from the Fair every half hour.

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Want To Win Tim McGraw/State Fair Tickets? Watch This! [Video]

Want to a chance to win Tim McGraw/State Fair tickets for Wednesday? Just three quick clicks. 1) Watch this 1-minute video. 2) Click on the 98 Country logo on the video screen. 3) Click the SUBSCRIBE button on the 98 Country YouTube page. Bam! You're registered!

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What’s New At This Year’s Minnesota State Fair?

The 2014 Minnesota State Fair is off and running through Labor Day, and features dozens of new attractions, exhibits and foods; a variety of discounts and special deal days; numerous special events; hundreds of free live music and entertainment acts; and many options for getting to the fair.

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Pete’s Favorite New State Fair Foods [Watch]

Today is opening day of the 2014 Minnesota State Fair, and of course I am most excited about the food. Pronto Pup...Pronto Pup...Pronto Pup! Here's a quick look at my favorite food additions to this year's Fair menu.

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Mini Donuts
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There’s No Doubt Sugary Mini Donuts Are My Favorite Minnesota State Fair Food

I know this isn't the most exciting food at the Minnesota State Fair but it's definitely one I look forward to every year.

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Photo Courtesy of the Midwest Dairy Association
Photo Courtesy of the Midwest Dairy Association
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2 Stearns County Women Hope To Be Crowned ‘Princess Kay Of The Milky Way’ [Listen]

Two local women will represent Stearns County this evening (Wednesday) for a chance to be crowned Minnesota's 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way, the dairy industry’s official goodwill ambassador.

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Minnesota State Fair Putting Last Minute Touches On New Attractions [VIDEO]

It's hard to believe the Minnesota State Fair will be kicking off next week already!  Where does the time go?

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Minnesota Fishing
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There Are Certain Things Only Minnesotans Truly Understand

There are some things that only a Minnesotan gets!

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Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods For 2014 [Watch]

The Minnesota State Fair has unveiled the new foods coming to this year's 'Great Minnesota Get Together.' While its still hard to beat the original Pronto Pup, here's a quick look at my top-10 favorite new additions (along with the complete list of new foods).

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Weather Story - Aug 20, 2013
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Heat Advisory, Possibly Severe Weather Forecast for Start of State Fair

A heat advisory's posted across Central Minnesota until 8 p.m. And severe weather's possible south and east of the Twin Cities on Wednesday.

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