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July 20, 2014
Woman injured in ride at North Dakota State Fair
MINOT, N.D. -- A woman was injured Friday on a carnival ride at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, KXMC-TV reported. The woman, in her early 20s, was on the Kamikaze ride, which turns upside down in a forward circle. Crews treated her for injuries to her head and took...
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July 20, 2014 - 10:09am
July 27, 2013
Anti-abortion group passes out toy fetuses at state fair
MINOT, N.D. -- An anti-abortion group is taking heat for handing out small toy fetuses during the parade at this year's North Dakota State Fair. North Dakota Right to Life and other local chapters have since stopped passing out the dolls, said fair General Manager Renee Korslein...
July 27, 2013 - 12:01am
July 10, 2011
North Dakota State Fair canceled this year
MINOT - The North Dakota State Fair Board decided in an emergency meeting Saturday afternoon to cancel the 2011 North Dakota State Fair due to the continuing Mouse (Souris) River flood situation. Fair and city officials reviewed the revised hydrograph from the National Weather Service,...
July 10, 2011 - 2:22pm
June 29, 2011
North Dakota State Fair to go on, with some changes
North Dakota State Fair officials announced today that this year's annual event will begin as scheduled on July 22 and will run through July 30, but will be more limited in scale due to this year's historic Minot flood. Renae Korslien, NDSF manager, announced that the State Fair...
June 29, 2011 - 11:05am
March 2, 2011
N.D. State Fair announces entertainment lineup
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota State Fair has announced its entertainment lineup for 2011. The Minot Daily News reports that classic rocker Kid Rock will join country stars Tracy Lawrence, Lady Antebellum, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Charlie Daniels Band and Toby Keith. Tickets...
March 2, 2011 - 5:23pm
KISS concert sells out at North Dakota State Fair
For the first time in the history of the North Dakota State Fair, the Grandstand Country Showpass and the major rock concert (KISS) sold out. The Grandstand Showpass sold out with 16,000 Showpasses while KISS sold out with 15,082 fairgoers in attendance. The CSRA Wounded Warrior Project...
August 2, 2010 - 1:26pm
July 20, 2010
Pride of Dakota Day is July 26 at State Fair
The 22nd annual Pride of Dakota Day, Monday, July 26, promises shopping, food and more for those attending the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. "You'll find a wide range of quality Pride of Dakota products, including foods and condiments, notecards, recordings, books, wearing apparel,...
July 20, 2010 - 2:29pm
February 8, 2010
Korslien named general manager of N.D. State Fair
Renae Korslien, originally of Newburg, N.D., has been appointed to the position of general manager of the North Dakota State Fair. The board approved it this morning at the North Dakota State Fair Board meeting. "We are extremely excited to promote Renae to this position. She has...
February 8, 2010 - 3:04pm
December 14, 2009
N.D. State Fair manger fired
The North Dakota State Fair Board of Directors has relieved State Fair Manager Bob Wagoner of his position. Renae Korslien, assistant general manager, has temporarily been promoted to acting general manager. Korslien, who has been assistant general manager since 2002, has been...
December 14, 2009 - 3:20pm
February 26, 2009
Motley Crue, Swift, Atkins among lineup for N.D. State Fair
Mötley Crüe, Taylor Swift, Rodney Atkins, Heidi Newfield and Gary Allan will all perform at the 2009 North Dakota State Fair. Mötley Crüe will kick off the 2009 North Dakota State Fair concert lineup on Friday, July 24. Known for classic rock songs like "Girls, Girls, Girls"...
February 26, 2009 - 1:30pm