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Minnesota State Fair’s old Judging Arena demolished

November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The old Judging Arena withstood five decades of storm damage and extensive use. It hosted showmanship competitions for beef, goats, lambs, swine and horses, even llamas and alpacas.
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Minnesota State Fair’s old Judging Arena demolished

November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The old Judging Arena withstood five decades of storm damage and extensive use. It hosted showmanship competitions for beef, goats, lambs, swine and horses, even llamas and alpacas.
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Minnesota State Fair will be harder to reach, costlier to enter

August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials say construction at University and Snelling avenues in St. Paul will make this a great year to try a park-and-ride lot for the fair, which opens Thursday and runs through Sept. 5. Continue Reading

Families facing pricier Minnesota State Fair

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

While the adult price rose a buck over last year, families with kids could be the hardest hit this year: A child’s admission price jumped $2 to $10. Prices have increased in some other ways, too. Continue Reading

Minnesota State Fair attendance falls short of record

September 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite sweltering heat at the start and a cold, windy final finale, attendance at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair was the second-highest on record. Continue Reading