For the 152nd time since 1859, a deluge of Minnesotans dressed in brotanks and fanny packs has flooded St. Paul for the latest installment of the Great Minnesota Get Together. Even as you read this sentence, from Albert Lea to Roseau, and all points in between, citizens of the 32nd state in the Union are making the pilgrimage to our capital city for the chance to see beauty queens carved from huge butter blocks while double-fisting a couple of pronto pups and washing them down with an entire bucket full of cookies.
The Pioneer Press ...
Some Minnesotans might be surprised to hear that we're at the brink of a major political storm. A slow stream of articles
have touched on some of the races sprouting from the August primaries, but a full-scale clash (annoying TV ads, smear campaigns, debates, etc.) between the parties is still on hold. The building pressure will likely result in short but sharply negative contests.
One of the major...!--more-->
Though I've kept you updated on the State Fair improvements
and price changes
, I have a confession to make: I am not a fan of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Don't get me wrong, I don't hate it. I've been a few times before and I manage to find some enjoyment. I like the rides and I ...
Lovers of the Great Minnesota Get-Together will be paying higher prices for a day at the fair this year. But not too worry, the increases
aren't likely to break the bank.
Regular admission will be raised $1 for adults, meaning you'll be paying $13 at the gate. Children's and seniors' tickets are also up $1 to $11 for admission. This is the first admission increase in the last four years. Admission tickets purchased before the fair will also go up $1. These tickets are available through...!--more-->