Alan Jackson, KISS and Motley Crue have also confirmed they will be part of the Grandstand Concert Series. The Great Minnesota Get-Together runs from August 23 through Labor Day.
Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota
The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.
Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota
The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.
Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing
This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?
Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network
Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.
Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates
If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.
MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote
Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.
Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign
The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.
Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19
The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.
12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days
Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, October 27
The latest from MDH.
Woodbury's 'mini Mozart' to perform at State Fair
A gifted five-year-old violinist from Woodbury will perform at the Amateur Talent Contest at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 31. The fair is now passed its halfway point. Day 7 brings Read and Ride Day, a new ice cream flavor from Kemps and KISS and Motley Crue at the grandstand.
Brothers' rock fantasies converge with Kiss-Motley Crue State Fair show
A pair of Minnesota brothers are prepping this week for the ultimate rock concert at the Minnesota State Fair. Brian Meyer grew up as a Kiss fanatic and his younger brother, Tim, is mega-Motley Crue fan. Both are in disbelief as the two groups will appear in a rare double-bill Wednesday night.
Minnesota State Fair off to rough start
Opening day at the fair started off a little bumpy with a brief ride malfunction and lower attendance at the pig barn after the Swine Flu virus raised cause for concern. Day two kicks of with the Governor's Fire Prevention Day and Alan Jackson performs at the Grandstand tonight.
Middle-aged metal mania: KISS, Motley Crue double bill at State Fair
Those first three or four decades were the prelude. There's no doubt the main event occurs on August 29 at the State Fair grandstand, when KISS and Motley Crue share the billing.
State Fair adds Blake Shelton, Demi Lovato to Grandstand lineup
Country star Blake Shelton and former Disney star Demi Lovato are the latest additions to the Minnesota State Fair's Grandstand lineup. The Minnesota State Fair runs August 23 through September 3. The Pioneer Press reports one final Grandstand show will be announced in the coming weeks.
Semisonic, Jayhawks to headline "MN Music-On-a-Stick" during State Fair
The Minnesota State Fair is filling Garrison Keillor's traditional grandstand slot with its first all-Minnesota music concert since 1998. "MN Music On-a-Stick" will feature Semisonic, the Jayhawks, Dessa and Jeremy Messersmith on August 31. Keillor will be on an 11-day "Prairie Home Companion" cruise in August.
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