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What It’s Like to Own a State Fair Ye Old Mill Boat

'It's just perfect to me,' says the new owner of this piece of MN history.

March 1, 2024

How to Eat Like It’s the State Fair, Every Day of the Year

Who cares what your doctor says? You can do it.

September 12, 2023

We Did It: Sen. Klobuchar Finally Declares MN State Fair Best in Nation

Plus RIP Midwest Mountaineering, Park-n-Ride nightmares, and mustard seed's last hurrah in today's Flyover news roundup.

MN Lawmakers to Union Firefighters: Hubba Hubba Awooga!!

Plus an investigation into some truly shitty weather, a defense of Jay Kolls, and the latest obit for Uptown in today's Flyover news roundup.

All 5 MN Vertical Endeavors Locations Are Unionizing

Plus a Fashion Week hiatus, an all-ages club gets robbed, and ranking the State Fair food reviewers in today's Flyover news roundup.

The Best, Worst, and Most Middling New Foods of the 2023 Minnesota State Fair

This town's most discerning review crew returns with the only fair food takes you can trust.

August 25, 2023

Get to Know the State Fair’s New CEO

Plus the woman who's first in line for the fair, the collector with more than 1,000 State Fair buttons, and this year's Princess Kay of the Milky Way is crowned in today's Flyover news roundup.

August 24, 2023

The New State Fair Beers of 2023, Ranked by Their Minnesota-ness

Dan Patch’N Fruit IPA, Babe’s Blueberry & Maple Golden Ale, Duck Duck Blue Duck... which beer local-angled the best?