Explore Minnesota's Alyssa Ebel was my guest on WJON with Jerry Carlson today. She talked about the opening of the state, and Potato Days in Barnesville, Minnesota. Alyssa explained why Minnesota's State Fair is bigger and better than others and the uniqueness of Potato Days.
A Melrose woman will represent Stearns County for a chance to crowned Minnesota's 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way. 18-year-old Morgan Uphoff is one of 12 finalists at this year's pageant. She says her passion for the dairy industry was the biggest factor in choosing to run this year.
The Great Minnesota Get Together is in need of your help. They are looking for sing-along songs to add to the Great Sing-Along playlist. Vote for your favorite sing-along and it might be sung by thousands of people at the Minnesota State Fair.
Keith Urban is the latest artist added to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series. He joins Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, and many others for this year's fair. The final show will be announced in a few weeks.
They're accepting applications now for jobs at the Minnesota State Fair. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, and available to work all 12 days of the fair. This year's fair runs from August 27th through Labor Day.
The Free Stage Entertainment has been announced for the Great Minnesota Get Together. There is plenty to chose from including yearly favorites to new acts hitting the stage. The Minnesota State Fair kicks off on August 27th.