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Minnesota State Fair Just Five Weeks Away

With the 'Great Minnesota Get Together' just five weeks away, the Minnesota State Fair has announced some of the new attractions for 2015. The Fair runs from August 27th through September 7th - the latest possible dates due to a late Labor Day this year. Keep Calm, and Pronto Pup on!

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(Photo: Joe Bielewa for Townsquare Media St. Cloud)
(Photo: Joe Bielewa for Townsquare Media St. Cloud)
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Vote Now For Your Favorite Sing-Along At The Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get Together is in need of your help. They are looking for sing-along songs to add to the Great Sing-Along playlist. Vote for your favorite sing-along and it might be sung by thousands of people at the Minnesota State Fair.

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New Foods Unveiled For 2015 Minnesota State Fair [Gallery]

Oh how I love the Minnesota State Fair -- and no part of it grabs me more than all the amazing food! Yesterday the Minnesota State Fair unveiled 40 new foods coming to the 2015 'Great Minnesota Get-Together.' In total, nearly 500 foods are available throughout the fairgrounds. Here's a gallery of what's coming.

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Terri Clark to Play Minnesota State Fair as Part of Free Bandshell Lineup

The Minnesota State Fair announced their free lineup and there are some great country acts coming!

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State Fair Lineup Proves I’m 100% Minnesotan

I was looking at the State Fair grandstand lineup this weekend, realizing that I (much like Donnie & Marie) am a little bit country & a little bit rock & roll. Def Leppard? (Love), Carrie Underwood? (Yes), Alan Jackson? (Cool), Lynyrd Skynyrd? (Yup), Merle Haggard? (Totally?) -- but what's the one performance I have to see?

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Butch Thells (right) greets one of the cows on his 125-year-old dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovksy, WJON News)
Butch Thells (right) greets one of the cows on his 125-year-old dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovksy, WJON News)
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Minnesota State Fair Taking Applications To Honor Historic Family Farms

Historic family farms are looking to be recognized in Minnesota. Family farms 100 years or older can now apply for the 2015 Century Farm Program put on by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation.

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Alan Jackson To Play Minnesota State Fair In August

I love this time of year when we start getting details on who is performing at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand.  This year is going to be awesome for country fans with Carrie Underwood and the just-announced Alan Jackson show.

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Carrie Underwood, photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair
Carrie Underwood, photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair
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Carrie Underwood To Perform At Minnesota State Fair

It's still several months away, but the Minnesota State Fair has announced the first grandstand act for next year. Carrie Underwood will be in the grandstand on Saturday, August 29th.

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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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