FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – he budget-strapped Great Minnesota Get-Together, the largest state fair in the country, is boosting admission prices. For aduolts it’ll ne $17, up a buck. The governing board also raised admission for children 5 and 12 and seniors 65 and older to $15. Kids under 4 still get in free. Presale tickets are available for $13 each. The Fair fell on tough times in 2000, when it cancelled because CoVid and lost $16.5 million. Last year, with attendance down mostly because of CoVid, the loss was $1.3 million. The  2022 dates: August 25 to September 4.

Earlier: State Fair attendance off almost 40%