The 2013 Minnesota State Fair got underway today (THU). Fair Spokesperson Brianna Schuette says they hope to top last year’s attendance total. She says that in 2012, more than 1.78-million people attended the Fair. That made it the second-best attended State Fair ever, second only to 2009 which was the all-time record year. The Great Minnesota Get Together runs through Labor Day, September 2nd. To learn more about the various attractions at the fair check out www.mnstatefair.org.