Mnlife

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Six months after opening, MOA's Fair on 4 to hold grand opening

There will be live music and discounts on activities.

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Teenager sets MN catch-and-release record for northern pike

The 15-year-old called it "an experience of a lifetime."

Melissa Turtinen - MN State Fair 2021

Stronger final weekend, but total State Fair attendance down 36%

Overall attendance just eked past 1.3 million, the lowest attendance since 1977.

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular returns to Minnesota Zoo this fall

The event will feature 5,000 carved and illuminated pumpkins.

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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Officer discovers squirrel's nut collection in back of squad car

That's a well-prepared — and sneaky — gray squirrel.

Lt. Kent M. Vnuk

Hennepin Co. sheriff's lieutenant mourned after unexpected death

"Lt. Kent Vnuk was a colleague, leader, and most importantly a friend to so many."

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The 2021 Minnesota State Fair: Everything you need to know

From ticket prices to new foods to health protocols, we've got you covered.

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Mandatory CWD testing returns for this year's deer hunting season

Last year, CWD sampling was voluntary due to COVID-19.

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There's a bison on the loose in northwestern Minnesota

People are asked not to approach or interact with the animal.

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Minnesota State Fair reveals deals, drawings and giveaways guide

Did you even go to the State Fair if you don't leave with a plastic bag full of branded knick-knacks?

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Here's what the drought means for fall colors in Minnesota this year

Maybe plan your leaf-peeping trips earlier than normal this year.

Jack Molmud

San Diego reporter, TV personality Jack Molmud joins KARE 11

He'll be working alongside reporter Boyd Huppert.

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Marmot takes 1,250-mile trip to MN in car's undercarriage

The critter's harrowing journey began in Silverton, Colorado.

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New alt news site from former City Pages editors launches this month

Racket will be supported through a reader subscription model.

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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.

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Tips for watering trees during severe drought, sprinkler restrictions

How can you keep your valued trees healthy? Just follow these simple steps.