Shop After the Fair

Shop After the Fair
Our Programming Director, Mandy Tadych, loves to shop at the fair.  She’s been scouring the fair grounds for some awesome local small businesses that you can check out even when the fair is over. The Holly House Boutique Northern Pine Co. Moxie Malas  Alpaca Connection

Milking Cows

Milking Cows
Five on the Farm has checked out a bunch of animals at the fair and of course we have to check out the cows!  Doris Mold, the Milking Parlor and Moo Booth Superintendent, stopped by to give Ben and Elizabeth a lesson on milking cows.

5 Eyewitness News Pie Bake Off

5 Eyewitness News Pie Bake Off
It’s time for some members of the 5 Eyewitness News team to put the baking skills to the test.  Anchor Paul Folger, Meteorologist Matt Serwe, and Investigative Reporter Kirsten Swanson each baked a pie hoping to walk away with bragging rights! The winning pie was Kirsten Swanson.  Here is the recipe. Apple Green-Chile Pie With Cheddar...

Drinks with Drew: Best Places at the Fair

Drinks with Drew: Best Places at the Fair
When you are out at the great Minnesota get together  we know it’s not what you are doing but who are you are doing it with. So we are combining one of our favorite segments with one of our favorite people its Drinks with Drew….With Dez. Drew is here to tell us the 5 best places to have a drink at the fair with Friends Leinie Lodge...

WWE Superstars

WWE Superstars
Former WWE Tag Team Champions, Alpha Academy Chad Gable and Otis, join us out at the fair to tell us about their upcoming show at the Xcel.  WWE Monday Night Raw is at Xcel Energy Center on Monday, October 3rd.  For more information, click here.

Butter Sculpture

Butter Sculpture
If you have never been inside the Dairy Building, you are really missing out.  Besides the shakes and malts you can find there, you have to check out the butter heads!  Butter carver, Gerry Kulzer, hangs out in a chilly 40 degree cooler for hours carving out the head of Princess Kay!

At the Fair with a Farmer

At the Fair with a Farmer
Mike Patterson is a pork farmer that we’ve had on the show many times cooking in our kitchen.  He joins us from the Robert A. Christensen Pavilion to give us an up close and personal look at what the fair is like for a farmer who participates in the fair.

Living by the Fair

Living by the Fair
We’re in the middle of 12 Days of Fair Fun!  What if you lived closer to all the action?  Julie and Daniel Desrochers of Desrochers Realty Group and EXP Realty are here with a look at four homes in the area around the fairgrounds.