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Plan Your Minnesota State Fair Visit!

Plan Your Minnesota State Fair Visit!

Plan to visit our Minnesota State Fair booth near the corner of Judson and Nelson! You can voice your own MPR story in our recording booth, get caught up on the latest member information, or enjoy our live events at the fair!

Tuesday, August 30
9 a.m.: MPR News live broadcast, hosted by Gary Eichten with guest U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar
10 a.m.: MPR News live broadcast, hosted by Tom Crann with guest Dr. Jon Hallberg
12-1 p.m.: Classical MPR live broadcast of Minnesota Opera singers, hosted by Mindy Ratner
3-7 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat and guest Aby Wolf

Upcoming Events

Talking Volumes with Elizabeth Alexander

September 15, 7:00 pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

A Prairie Home Companion

October 15, 4:45pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

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The Current

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Our Fargo-Moorhead stations are undergoing tower work. For more information go to our KCCD/KCCM page. Listeners can stream MPR News, The Current and Classical services online or use one of our mobile apps. Thank you for your patience!