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Exploring Minnesota and Beyond.

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You gotta stay caffeinated if you want to spend a full day at the Minnesota State Fair. I was on KSTP-TV with two new choices for coffee.

The Maple Cream Nitro Cold Press is available at the Farmers Union Coffee Shop.… Read the rest

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Check out History On-A-Schtick, a daily, 30 minute show that teaches you about important figures in Minnesota’s history. But this isn’t a lecture. And State Fair officials say it’s highly underrated.

Plus, learn about an app that’ll help you find the closest pronto pup when you’re on the Fairgrounds.… Read the rest

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Need a couple aspirin after a Midway ride or did the deep-fried candy bar give you some heartburn? There’s a place on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds that can help.

Welcome to Steichen’s Grocery Store and Deli. It’s really hidden. If you’re at the All You Can Drink Milk booth, head north toward the Grandstand and turn left before you hit Cafe Caribe.… Read the rest