The Minnesota State Fair is marking the 40th edition of its amateur talent contest by upping its grand prize to $10,000. The winner can come from any of the three categories: open, teen, or pre-teen. Don't lollygag, though. Auditions are less than two weeks away.
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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.
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