Photos: Faces of the Minnesota State Fair 2016

The Great Minnesota Get-Together enjoyed an impressive first weekend in terms of attendance, weather, and deep-fried goodness.
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The Great Minnesota Get-Together enjoyed an impressive first weekend in terms of attendance, weather, and deep-fried goodness. Here's a look at the people who have already made this year's Minnesota State Fair one for the books.

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