Minnesota State Fair

The Chisago Lakes-North Branch Robotics Team 3038 participated in a demonstration/competition at the Minnesota State Fair on Monday, August 27. Each robot participated in seven different tasks ranging from shooting baskets, to parking, doing laps on the field.  Robots from four schools began the day at 10 a.m. and FIRST Team 3038 was one of […]

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DNR Building • Historic DNR building at the State Fair opened Sept. 1, 1934. • It cost $73,000 to build (almost 10 times the net profit of 1934 State Fair). • Gate tickets in 1934 cost 25 cents. • Funding came from federal and state emergency relief administration and State Fair funds. • Civilian Conservation […]

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The Minnesota State Fair is asking local artists to apply to create the 2013 official commemorative art of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Artists are encouraged to attend this year’s State Fair, Aug. 23 through Labor Day, Sept. 3, for inspiration. The final piece will be the chosen artist’s visual interpretation of this annual event and […]

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The state’s best in art, education and agriculture will be on display at the 2012 Minnesota State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 23 through Labor Day, Sept. 3. Winning exhibitors will be awarded ribbons, trophies and more than $1 million in cash prizes. For complete prize lists and information on how to enter Minnesota State Fair competitions, […]

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Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more are encouraged to apply for the 2012 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family farms in the state. Nearly 9,200 […]

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