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Will MN State Fair attendance pick up for the final weekend?

Attendance has been below 90,000 five times this year — figures not seen in the past decade.

Melissa Turtinen - Minnesota State Fair 2021

2021 MN State Fair passes half a million guests in 5 days

This comes after Monday's attendance total wasn't far off from the 2019 number.

Melissa Turtinen - MN State Fair 2021

State Fair posts busiest day of 2021, but attendance remains low

Overall attendance so far is 60-70% of the numbers seen from 2016-19.

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Minnesota State Fair 2021: The best food options that avoid the crowds

Food writer Haley Nelson has been looking for foods off the beaten track.

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Henry continues its run as MN's most popular baby name

The state's 100 most popular baby names were revealed this week.

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Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

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For The Week: Meal prepping your way to relaxation

Feel overwhelmed after work? Get your week's meal prep started at the weekend.

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Three simple ways to boost your immune health heading into winter

Eating right is one thing, but there are other ways to stay healthy as the days shorten.

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Three fawns rescued after doe fatally struck by driver

The doe was pregnant when she was hit, giving birth a short time later.

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Storm causes famous Lake Superior sea stack to collapse

The Tettegouche Stack finally tumbled this weekend.

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Minneapolis 2040: How will zoning change in your neighborhood?

The comprehensive development plan was approved on Friday.

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Minnesota Monthly's 'Best MN Town' is ... Alexandria

The magazine took numerous submissions from cities and towns around the state.

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State Fair 2019: New foods you have to try, and some you shouldn't

Guest food writer Haley Nelson reveals her pick of the bunch.

Data study: Minnesota is No. 3 in the nation for life expectancy

The results are based on average life expectancies over a 6-year period.

WCCO cameraman helps put out fire at homeless camp

It's not clear what started the fire at the St. Paul encampment.

This MN craft beer is one of 50 best in U.S., report says

It's from a Minneapolis brewery considered unique in its field.

2 Twin Cities suburbs named in Time's '50 Best Places To Live 2018'

If you live in Woodbury or Lakeville, you've got it good!

State's only ham radio store has last hurrah

Owners have announced they're closing the beloved shop.