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COVID-19: 153 cases linked to State Fair; school cases rapidly growing

More than 1,100 school-related cases were reported Monday and Tuesday combined.

Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha's crop art at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair.

More than 3,000 Minnesotans got the COVID-19 vaccine at the State Fair

Those who get their first jab at the fair get a $100 Visa gift card on the spot.

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Line 3 protesters block entrance to DFL booth at MN State Fair

This coincided with a demonstration at the state capitol.

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Judge denies gun rights group's motion to allow state fair attendees to carry guns

A judge ruled against a request for a temporary injunction on the fair's weapon's ban, keeping it in place while the lawsuit proceeds.

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Walz: $100 rewards for those who get first COVID shots at State Fair

Those who get their first shots at the fair will get a $100 Visa gift card.

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MDH urges mask wearing in large crowds – even when outdoors

The advice comes ahead of the opening of the Minnesota State Fair.

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Family launches site selling apparel from popular State Fair food vendors

The Kerans say they're filling a void for those who want to represent their favorite State Fair vendors.

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Education Minnesota latest organization to exit State Fair

Many vendors and exhibitors will not be in attendance this year.

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Foodie news site Heavy Table pulls out of MN State Fair

They've been reviewing fair foods since 2010.

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About 150 vendors aren't returning to the State Fair this year

Vendors have cited COVID-19 concerns as well as the labor shortage as reasons for dropping out.

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Dire Straits Legacy cancels Minnesota State Fair shows

The band is stuck in Europe due to travel restrictions.

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MN disability agency pulls out of State Fair over COVID policies

The Minnesota Council on Disability cited a "lack of leadership" on pandemic measures.

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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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Minnesota State Fair announces full Grandstand lineup

Some tickets are currently available, while others will go on sale later this month.

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue now open at Mall of America

Fair on 4 features axe throwing, go carts and fair-themed foods.

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State Fair launches online shopping and virtual competitions

The Fine Arts showcase will also be accessible in-person with reservations or online

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'State Fair Food Parade' tickets going for hundreds of dollars on Craigslist

Tickets to the event sold out in just a couple of hours Friday morning.

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State Fair official on Food Parade tickets: 'Keep trying and be patient'

The site isn't loading for some people trying to buy tickets.

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State Fair's The Blue Barn pop-up and food truck coming to the Twin Cities this summer

The pop-up is in July, the food truck will hit the streets in August.