Fairgoers played the Whopper Water game in the Mighty Midway section on opening day of the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.

Ramsey County Sheriff's Office to provide State Fair security

Deal requires State Fair organization to get $10 million in private insurance
Maren Morris

Minnesota State Fair grandstand will feature Maren Morris, Kevin Costner and TLC

July 7
The Chainsmokers, Lake Street Dive and George Thorogood also will be part of the lineup.
Minnesota State Fair’s new Kerala Fried Chicken Kati Roll
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Minnesota State Fair reveals 27 new foods for next get-together

June 29
The fair is back in a big way after scrapping 2020 because of the pandemic.
Ramsey County Sherif Bob Fletcher, shown in 2019.
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Ramsey County officials tell sheriff he needs their signature for State Fair duties

June 15
It's 71 days to the Minnesota State Fair, but who will provide security?
Shawnda Henderson, of Minneapolis, rode the Giant slide with her daughter Mira on the last day of the Kickoff to Summer at the Fair event in May at th

Sweet news: The Minnesota State Fair will be back this year

June 11
Attendance won't be limited and masks won't be required.
Arlie Gonsior, 6, jumped up and down to stay warm while waiting for fresh french fries with her family Thursday at the Kickoff to Summer at the Fair.
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Minnesota State Fair preview offers taste of return to normalcy

May 27
A bone-chilling day couldn't dampen enthusiasm at fairgrounds.
On the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Alexana Lofton, left, and Megan Hare (right) got the bacon ready for the big weekend.
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Minnesota State Fair fans can get their fix at preview event

May 26
The sold-out "Kick Off to Summer" will allow 10,000 people to roam the grounds at a time.

Walz considers COVID-19 dial change, 'normal' State Fair

April 30
Gov. Tim Walz met with business leaders to discuss further easing of COVID-19 restrictions and commended Minnesotans for a vaccine uptake rate that "out-vaccinated the surge."

Brooks: Planting the seeds for a great Minnesota get-together

March 13
A great many things have to come together before a Great Minnesota Get-Together, and almost none of them can wait.