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August 28, 2018
K-9 demonstrations called off for rest of Minnesota State Fair, mayor orders
August 28, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 26, 2018
John Timmers checks out his wood art display prior to last year’s Art on the Kinni. Submitted photo.
Art on the Kinni, Grand Slam Jam: 2 reasons to visit RF Sept. 8
August 26, 2018 - 10:00am
August 22, 2018
The largest fish in the exhibit is the lake sturgeon, which exceeds 50 inches. A State Fair veteran, this specimen was the gift of an angler who harvested it legally from the St. Croix River several years ago.  DNR photoplay button
Watch: Minn. DNR stocks fish pond as State Fair set to kickoff
August 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
American Legion Riders to ride through Prescott Thursday
August 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Hank and Ellen Hanten of Hudson have worked together at the Minnesota State Fair for nearly 40 years. It’s become a family affair. Photo courtesy of Hanten family
It's a Hudson family affair at the Minnesota State Fair
August 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
An artist paints a portrait during a previous Carpenter Art Festival. This year’s event will be Aug. 25. Submitted photo
Carpenter Art Festival is Aug. 25 in Hudson
August 22, 2018 - 11:24am
August 12, 2018
Construction crews excavating a basement for a proposed home in Nininger Township in 2017 prompted an investigation when they discovered human remains. Researchers and neighbors later identified the property as the former Rose Hill Cemetery site. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Digging into Rose Hill history
August 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 10, 2018
With a variety of insrtuments the U.S. Air Forces Central Band, Starlifter members show off their musical skills during their visit to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Feb. 25, 2018. The band will perform at 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Hastings' Veterans Memorial Levee Park. Senior Airman Cynthia Spalding / U.S. Air Force
Air Force band to perform in Hastings
August 10, 2018 - 5:00am
August 8, 2018
The Dakota County Fair runs through Aug. 12 in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Dakota County Fair in full swing. Here's the schedule for the rest of the week
August 8, 2018 - 2:42pm
August 7, 2018
NBC's "The Voice" finalist and Minnesota native Kat Perkins headline A Little Summer Jam, performing in front of a lively crowd Aug. 4, 2018. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Rocking with Always Lucy Strong: A Little Summer Jam in Hastings marks 2nd year
August 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
August 6, 2018
Goodhue County Historical Society volunteer Jim Edlund hosts "Are You Smarter than a 1940s Goodhue County student?" at the rural schoolhouse during the 2017 fair. Photo courtesy of the Goodhue County Historical Society
Go old school at the fair: Goodhue County Fair is Aug. 7-11 in Zumbrota
August 6, 2018 - 5:00am
Booths from various organizations line the walking path for the Party in the Park July 26, 2018, to teach passersby about local wildlife, geology and more. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: Celebrating local parks
August 6, 2018 - 5:00am
August 3, 2018
Capt. Dawanna Witt, the fair chief with Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, and Farmington Assistant Fire Chief Jeffrey Allbee said they extend Minnesota hospitality to the New York firefighters coming Sunday, Aug. 5, as part of  “The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit” at the Dakota County Fair. The exhibit will be open free Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Join the salute: Parade will escort mobile 9/11 exhibit
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
“The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit” honors those who died Sept. 11, 2001, while responding to the terrorist attacks. This statue is of Stephen Siller, who ran nearly three miles wearing heavy gear to the scene and died in collapse of the Word Trade Center twin towers. Submitted photo
Undeterred heroes: 'Never Forget Memorial' coming to Dakota County Fairgrounds
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
The Irrigators team includes Mary Strommen (left), Josiah Trost, Caden Miller, Micah Trost and Ella Luskey. Walter Jung is not pictured. They will demonstrate their engineering feat at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Dakota County Fair 4-H Building. Submitted photo
Irrigators up to the (Rube Goldberg) challenge
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
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