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September 5, 2012
Local woman gets influenza linked to swine exposure
September 5, 2012 - 12:00pm
September 4, 2012
Pumpkins are also coming up early at Nesbitt's Nursery. In mid-September, the company will open its Happ-E-Hills pumpkin patch that includes train, wagon and pony rides, baby animals and a trip to the pumpkin patch.
Bucket list: Enjoy the fall harvest
September 4, 2012 - 11:00am
September 1, 2012
The finished butter sculpture of Aly Schwartau will be on display through the end of the state fair Monday. Then, Schwartau will get to take the 90-pound sculpture home.play button
'A little chilly'
September 1, 2012 - 8:00am
August 30, 2012
Seven-year-old Lucy Jacobson of St. Paul chews a "pig licker," a bacon strip dipped in dark chocolate, at the Minnesota State Fair.
Bucket list: Visit the State Fair
August 30, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2012
Behind the scenes at the State Fair
August 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 23, 2012
A good year for organic farmers
August 23, 2012 - 4:00pm
August 22, 2012
Aly Schwartau is one of 12 finalists vying for the Princess Kay of the Milky Way title. The crowning is 8:30 p.m. today at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell at the Minnesota State Fair. Princess Kay serves as a goodwill ambassador for the Minnesota dairy industry. Whether she's crowned or not, Schwartau will have her head carved in a block of butter during the fair.
Schwartau calls Princess Kay nomination 'special'
August 22, 2012 - 4:00pm
Drought is affecting hay and feed prices
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2012
4-H encampment set for Wednesday at state fair
August 20, 2012 - 5:43pm
August 13, 2012
Photos by Steve Dzubay
Elephant garlic will be ready for delivery by mid-summer, Barry predicts. The garlic bulbs were planted last October.
Colorful area CSA offers subscribers four months of produce, local connections
August 13, 2012 - 6:43am
August 12, 2012
SWCD distributes awards
August 12, 2012 - 4:00pm
Two young girls fly this biplane.play button
Fair hopes to avoid washout today
August 12, 2012 - 8:46am
August 11, 2012
Riders prepare their horses for judging.play button
Beautiful weather could mean big crowds Saturday at the Pierce County Fair
August 11, 2012 - 6:01am
August 10, 2012
These fairgoers get their own balloon ride on this carnival attraction.play button
Fair dries off from downpour Thursday, goes on as normal
August 10, 2012 - 8:44am
August 9, 2012
A dairy cow is led to one of the fair buildings.
Cloudy day doesn't keep crowds away as Pierce County Fair is underway
August 9, 2012 - 3:18pm
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