Minnesota State Fair Underway 22 Aug 13

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.