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  • Minnesota State Fair opens annual 12-day run Thursday 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 1:55 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. While its roots go back to 1855, this will be the fair's 130th anniversary on its current site in Falcon Heights. The fair's oldest attraction, the Ye Old Mill water ride, turns 100 this year.