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.
Whittier neighborhood shooting marks 44th homicide in Minneapolis
The shooting happened around 1:05 p.m. Monday.
Minneapolis Public Schools providing free summer meals, snacks
The summer meal program began Monday.
St. Michael standoff suspect charged, bail set at $10 million
A judge on Monday set the high bail due to "very significant concerns of public safety" regarding Brandon Gardas.
Crisp & Green opening 13th store in Twin Cities in July
The fast-casual salad and grains restaurant has exploded onto the food scene.
Twins to host post-game concert with country star at Target Field
Country singer Cole Swindell is expected to perform for up to 75 minutes after the conclusion of the Blue Jays-Twins contest.
Canton Restaurant closes after nearly 40 years in Burnsville
It's the end of an era in the Twin Cities restaurant world.
Luck strikes in Minnesota: lottery winners in Duluth, Grand Marais
The North Shore just so happened to be a lucky place to be this past weekend.
60-year-old woman arrested after firing shots inside Spicer home
SWAT evacuated nearby residents during the incident.
Florida Georgia Line booked to play at the Minnesota State Fair
The band is the second country music act to be booked this year.
Photos: The faces of the Minnesota State Fair 2017
Highlights from the first day of the Great MN Get-Together.
Photos: Faces of Open Streets Downtown Minneapolis 2016
Plentiful sun brought out the crowds to downtown Minneapolis for Open Streets along Washington and First Avenue. Bikers, skateboarders, dog walkers, stroller pushers, and sightseers joined together for the day.
State Fair announces new rides, activities, vendors for this year
Here's a look at the new ride, vendors and competitions at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Photos: Faces of the Diamond Dog Eating Contest 2016
The 7th annual Diamond Dog Eating Contest at First Avenue was competitive consumption at its best.
Minnesota State Fair heads to New York
A group of native Minnesotans are celebrating the Great Minnesota Get Together Saturday ... in New York City. The organizers of fifth annual event are serving, among other state fair favorites, Sweet Martha's chocolate chip cookies and deep-fried cheese curds.
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