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August 14, 2012 4:00 PM
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn today signed a pledge to support Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school health and wellness program that encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and to achieve 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Timed to coincide with the new school year, the special event was held in the historic Dairy Building at the Illinois State Fair as part of “Agriculture Day.”
August 14, 2012 12:31 PM
You’ve had cheese curds at the Minnesota State Fair, but never like this: The Dairy Goodness Bar, located in the Dairy Building, will now serve fresh cheese curds in two delicious flavors, white cheddar and zesty cheddar. The 4-oz. bags will cost $3.
August 14, 2012 12:20 PM
This year’s Minnesota State Fair features delicious new offerings at the Dairy Goodness Bar, stories from Princess Kay finalists about what it’s like to grow up on a dairy farm, and chocolate milk and malts for the 1,500 participants of the State Fair’s Milk Run.
August 14, 2012 12:10 PM
This year’s Minnesota State Fair kicks off with the coronation of Princess Kay of the Milky Way on Wednesday evening, August 22, when reigning Princess Mary Zahurones of Pierz, representing Morrison County, will pass the crown on to one of 11 county dairy princesses vying for the title. WHAT: 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way Coronation WHEN: Wednesday, August 22, 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Minnesota State Fair Band Shell
Learn more about Midwest Dairy's popular concessions at the Minnesota State Fair.