Tag: Minnesota State Fair

A loss of faith at the Minnesota State Fair?

A loss of faith at the Minnesota State Fair?

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ordained at 26, Father John Paul Erickson was still shy of 30 when he took a stage at the Minnesota State Fair just yards from the main gate to take questions on Catholicism.

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Catholic-friendly comedian Gaffigan to take main stage at the Minnesota State Fair

Catholic-friendly comedian Gaffigan to take main stage at the Minnesota State Fair

| February 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Gaffigan, a Catholic who occasionally uses his faith tastefully in his comedy routines, will perform at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand 8 p.m. Aug. 26. He is known for his clean-style comedy, TV show and books, with a focus on fatherhood, marriage and food — especially Hot Pockets. He performed for Pope Francis during the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015.

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Cello on a stick: Woman with religious hopes wins State Fair talent competition

Cello on a stick: Woman with religious hopes wins State Fair talent competition

| September 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Goedtke loves the Minnesota State Fair.
This year, the Fair loved her back.

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In Pictures – August 28, 2014

In Pictures – August 28, 2014

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

POPE ON A STICK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOTHER TERESA

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Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the close of this year’s Minnesota State Fair comes the permanent closing of the Epiphany Diner, run by Epiphany parish in Coon Rapids, MN for the past 46 years. (Video story by Dianne Towalski)

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State Fair’s Epiphany Diner to serve last meal

State Fair’s Epiphany Diner to serve last meal

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

After nearly half a century of serving its famous turkey and meatloaf dinners to hungry Minnesota State Fair-goers, Epiphany in Coon Rapids has announced that this will be Epiphany Diner’s final year at the fair.

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