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The top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods going into 2018

So the 2017 Minnesota State Fair is one for the record books. Literally. Two daily attendance records were broken. As for me, I spent 11 days at the Great Minnesota Get Together. I ate a lot. Everyday, I made a game plan for what I would consume and tried nearly 30 foods making their debut

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5 foods and drinks to keep you cool at the Minnesota State Fair

If you’re looking to cool down on a hot day at the Minnesota State Fair, check out my top five foods and drinks to get! Mint milkshake¬† What: a refreshing change to fried food Where: Gopher Dairy Bar (attached to the Cattle Barn) on Judson 2017 cost: $6 2. Apple cider popsicles What: a cheap

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The hidden grocery store at the Minnesota State Fair

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

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Cheapest pop at the Minnesota State Fair

Sometimes you just want a nice cold Coca-Cola to wash down the cheese curds you’ve inhaled at the Minnesota State Fair. Before you head out the Great Minnesota Get Together, plan ahead so you can get a deal on pop (or soda, whatever you want to call it). Note: this television segment aired in 2016

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Best ways to stay hydrated and cool at the Minnesota State Fair

In 2016, I appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live at the Minnesota State Fair to share the scoop on how to stay cool and hydrated at the Great Minnesota Get Together without spending all of your cash! Note: the information in this story was accurate for the 2016 Minnesota State Fair and sometimes things change.

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The 12 Minnesota State Fair foods you need to eat

2017 marks my 28th consecutive year attending the Minnesota State Fair. I’m obsessed. For the last 12 years (soon to be 13), I have worked at the Great Minnesota Get Together representing my daytime employer. And with that, I’ve had plenty of time to eat my way around the Fairgrounds. This food list goes beyond

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