Shayne Wells

Shayne Wells

Morning Reporter

Shayne Wells joined FOX 9 in 2014 and has since taken on many roles from producer to traffic reporter, Jason Show sidekick and now feature reporter for the FOX 9 Morning News.

Prior to that, Shayne made stops in Boise, Sacramento and Grand Junction, Colorado.

A native of Washington State, she’s now a Minnesotan for life. She and her husband Ryan have two kids, Kerris and Tillman.

Ryan is from Wisconsin meaning they’re a Packer family, but that green and gold comes in handy in the winter since he’s also a wrestling coach for Edina High School.

The latest from Shayne Wells

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Circus Juventas hosting students from German Circus Arts Training School

St. Paul’s Circus Juventas is the largest youth training circus school in North America, but they're hoping to expand their reach globally. This week, they're testing that out by hosting ten students from a circus training school in Germany called CircArtive. The school is based in Gschwend, a small community outside Stuttgart, Germany. The students, ages 14 to 18, and coaches are staying with host families and training under the Highland Park big top during the day. They’ve had some fun as well going for a Juicy Lucy at the Nook, roller skating and exploring the Mall of America. They head home on March 1st.

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Top Trends at the Home & Garden Show

The state's top landscapers, builders and designers are all in one place this weekend - at the Home & Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Shayne Wells takes us inside the giant ideas home to preview some of the top trends on display.

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Playful designs at the Home & Garden Show

Spring has arrived inside the Minneapolis Convention Center as the 2020 Home & Garden Show comes to life. One of the more unique exhibits includes some very creative work from local high school students - who were tasked with creating and building their own playhouses.

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FORE! The Minnesota Golf Show rolls into town

It might not feel like golfing weather outside; but inside the Minneapolis Convention Center it's a golfers’ paradise. The Minnesota Golf Show runs February 21st through the 23rd. The show features 100,000 sq. feet of golf-related products and services including the latest technology to improve your game.

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Insect farm in St. Louis Park offers cricket-based snacks

There’s a unique farm in St. Louis Park. Not only is everything enclosed meaning they’re making food year-round, but instead of raising livestock, Claire and Chad Simons are raising crickets. 3 Cricketeers has been in business for four years. They offer roasted, flavored crickets, and also cricket protein powder which can be added to everything from cookies to smoothies. The Simons will have a booth at the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show Wednesday, February 26th through Sunday, March 1st if you want to learn more about cricket farming and give their products a try.

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Hot Wheels exhibit opens at the Minnesota Children’s Museum

Rev up your engines because the Minnesota Children’s Museum has a new exhibit that explores physics through the world of car racing. The Hot Wheels Racing Garage may also bring back a sense of nostalgia for the adults with plenty of orange track and Hot Wheels cars to experiment with. The exhibit is open now on the 4th floor and will be at the Children’s Museum through May 24th.

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Exploring the Twin Cities newest indoor play area

There are a few new indoor playground options in the Twin Cities to help us through these chilly winter months. Just across the St. Croix is Hudson GNG. It has a giant colorful jungle gym to explore along with a blacklight mini-golf course. And in Minnetonka, the Playseum set up shop in Ridgedale Center. It has 20 unique themed play areas along with a kids’ bakery and science bar for making everything from toothpaste to slime.