Born and raised in Minnesota, I've lived in five different states and been to dozens of county fairs over the years (and loved them all), but none quite get it done like my favorite: the Stearns County Fair in Sauk Centre. Here's your 98.1 insider guide to this week's extravaganza.
There remains an 'enhanced' risk of severe weather across the area tonight, with large hail, damaging winds, and torrential rains as the main threats. Download the 98.1 mobile app and opt in for weather alerts -- and tune to 98.1 for possible watches and warnings.
The Minnesota State Fair has unveiled new attractions for the 2017 edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. From the giant ferris wheel to the NHL's 100th Anniversary Experience -- the 2017 State Fair will have plenty of new attractions to compliment our all-time favorites.
According a 2017 report by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, the drunkest people in America are our neighbors to the east in Wisconsin -- with 12 cities among the 20 drunkest in the country; seven in the Top-10; and each of the Top-4. That explains all the damn cheese on their heads.
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