Ed Mosiman hangs out at the State Fair campground.

Minnesotan born at 1954 State Fair, now dying of cancer, goes 'one last time'

With a birth certificate to prove it, Ed Mosiman is something of a State Fair legend.
Kyle Turner @k.turner24, Minnetonka
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Blue ribbon Instagrams: Stunning reader photos from the Minnesota State Fair

September 4, 2017
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is an Instagrammer's paradise, so we asked our readers to take us along and tag us with their best photos.
The one and only Sweet Martha.
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Meet Sweet Martha, who brings in $4M in 12 days selling cookies at the fair

September 2, 2017
At the Minnesota State Fair, the Sweet Martha's operation can now produce up to 3 million cookies on its busiest day.
Garrison Keillor, singing with the audience in 2016, made his final appearance at the State Fair on Friday night.

All's fair in Garrison Keillor's farewell at the grandstand

September 1, 2017
The State Fair performance venue has been a home away from "Prairie Home" for the semi-retired radio host.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Matt Dean talked with fairgoers Tuesday at the Minnesota State Fair.
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Political candidates make their case at the Great Minnesota Get-Together

September 1, 2017
Even in years without major elections, politicians flock to Minnesota State Fair.
Julio Garcia Sanchez blows bubbles at fairgoers as they pass his Dandy Souvenirs stand, one of eight of that vendor's locations at the Minnesota State
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Which nonfood booth at the State Fair generates the most cash?

August 31, 2017
It's one that appeals to another primal craving: the need for cash — potentially lots of it.
The giant egg roll on a stick at the new Minnesota State Fair stand, Que Viet.
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10 foods on a stick you have to try at the Minnesota State Fair

September 1, 2017
From a juicy Scotch egg to mashed potatoes, here are some essential State Fair stick foods.

7 new rides to make State Fair midway that much mightier

July 18, 2018
Three attractions are billed as the only ones of their kind in North America.

Minnesota State Fair recruits hundreds of employees

July 17, 2018
Job candidates interviewed for work at the Minnesota State Fair's annual job fair.