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MINNESOTA STATE FAIR

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The following is an opinion column written by an Echo Press editorial staff member. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press.
Travis Gienger of Anoka, Minnesota, said the pumpkin he’s growing this year could weigh more than the one he grew in 2020, which was the heaviest pumpkin in North America that year.
The fish have all been swimming together for weeks and swapping potential pathogens and whatnot. So, they can’t ever return to the wild.
Hot takes on pickle pizza, dessert hummus, cheese curd tacos, vegan fried chicken, a black licorice ice cream sundae and more new things you can put in your pie hole at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
How often Minnesota gubernatorial candidates meet on the debate stage depends quite a bit on the type of election year.
Butter carving is a long-running tradition at the State Fair. It’s part of the Princess Kay of the Milky Way competition, which brings 10 finalists from around the state to compete for the crown.

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Rachel Rynda is the daughter of Francis and Theresa Rynda, of Montgomery, Minnesota, and attends the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
In recent years, the State Fair has taken the wide issue of accessibility and brought it to the forefront of their planning. They offer an extensive accessibility guide including ASL interpreting services and sensory-friendly visits.
Ahead of the “Great Minnesota Get Together,” the State Fair Police Department recruited 200 officers from more than 50 agencies to patrol the fairgrounds, and they’ll have backup from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The fair will also continue to use metal detectors at the entrances, something that started in 2021.

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