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Variety of Values at 2009 State Fair


Wed, Aug 12th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Paul, MN - Visitors to the 2009 Great Minnesota Get-Together will enjoy a variety of values and bargains during the fair, Aug. 27 through Labor Day, Sept. 7.

Pre-fair discount admission tickets are $9 and are valid any day of the fair. Also prior to the fair, Mighty Midway and Kidway ride & game tickets are $10 for a sheet of 20, and Blue Ribbon Bargain coupon books are $4.

During the fair, regular admission is $11 for adults (13-64); $9 for seniors (65 & over); and $8 for kids (5-12). Children (under 5) are always admitted free. Mighty Midway and Kidway tickets purchased at the fair are 75 cents per ticket, $20 per sheet of 30 or $30 per sheet of 50. Throughout the fair, Blue Ribbon Bargain Books are $5 and available (while supplies last) at State FairWear Gift Shops and new State Fair Souvenir Kiosks.

Discounted State Fair admission tickets, Mighty Midway and Kidway ride/game tickets and Blue Ribbon Bargain Books are available through Aug. 26 at the State Fair Box Office, participating Minnesota Cub Foods Stores and numerous locations in greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Discounted tickets and Bargain Books may also be purchased at mnstatefair.org until 5 p.m. on Aug. 18. A complete list of sales outlets is available on-line at www.mnstatefair.org or by calling (651) 288-4400.

The State Fair kicks off with savings for the whole family on Thrifty Thursday, Aug. 27. Admission for adults (13 & over) is $9 and kids (5-12) is $6. Monday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 3 are Seniors Days when seniors (65 & over) are admitted for $6. Kids Days are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 31 and Labor Day, Sept. 7, and admission is only $6 for kids (5-12). Tuesday, Sept. 1 is Ticket Deal Tuesday, when adults (13 & over) are admitted for just $9.

New this year, Wednesday, Sept. 2 is Read & Ride Day when guests with library cards are admitted for the following prices: adults (13 & over) $9; seniors (65 & over) $6; and kids (5-12) $6. Discount applies only to individuals presenting a valid public library card when purchasing admission at the gate. One card is required for each discounted admission. All day specials will be offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides, games and concessions. In Carousel Park, Minnesota Public Libraries host the "Great Minnesota Read-Together" with free entertainment and activities throughout the day.

Many vendors feature special day deals on Thrifty Thursday, Aug. 27, Seniors & Kids Day, Aug. 31; Sen .....
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MN 2020 Education Policy Fellow John Fitzgerald's Statement on AYP Results

Tue, Aug 11th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, MN - After the Minnesota Department of Education said that nearly half the schools in the state failed to make adequate yearly progress under the federal No Child Left Behind law, Minnesota 2020 Education Policy Fellow John Fitzgerald rel ..... 
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GET SCHOOLED IN FIRE SAFETY TO LIVE OFF-CAMPUS

Fri, Aug 7th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL - Thousands of students will soon be reporting to Minnesota college campuses; more than 100,000 attend public institutions, alone. Many will live in off-campus housing, and some will be living away from home for the first time. The Minnesota ..... 
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Walz-Pelosi Agenda Continues To Fall Flat With High Unemployment

Fri, Aug 7th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

Washington- For another consecutive month, families in Minnesota and across the country are feeling the devastating consequences of Tim Walz's big-spending agenda. With the national unemployment rate remaining well above nine percent in July and an a ..... 
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Variety of Programs Offered for Seniors at 2009 State Fair

Fri, Aug 7th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Paul, MN - Many programs and opportunities for senior citizens will be featured at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair including two special days, daily discounts on admission and free entertainment.



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JULY IS HIGHEST MONTH IN 2009 FOR NIGHTCAP DWI ARRESTS

Thu, Aug 6th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL - July Operation NightCAP (nighttime concentrated alcohol patrol) DWI enforcement campaigns resulted in 196 DWI arrests - the highest monthly total for DWI arrests in 2009. In July, participating NightCAP officers stopped 3,961 vehicles and ..... 
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Media invited to attend background briefing on novel H1N1 flu

Thu, Aug 6th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

Event:

Background briefing on novel H1N1, including recent developments, current concerns, anticipated issues and challenges if a second wave of illness occurs in the fall, and preparations for the possibility of a major pandemic involving sev ..... 
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State Fair Offers "Sneak Peek" at Mall of America

Wed, Aug 5th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota State Fair will present its first-ever "Sneak Peek" at Mall of America, featuring activities and prizes that highlight the upcoming Great Minnesota Get-Together. The pre-fair extravaganza runs from 12-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug ..... 
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MOTORCYCLIST DEATHS OUTPACING LAST YEAR'S 24-YEAR HIGH

Tue, Aug 4th, 2009
Posted in State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL - Safety officials remind motorcyclists and motorists to drive carefully and share the road, as thousands of riders hit the highway for the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, SD, which begins next week. August and September are historically ..... 
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