As families begin a new school year with COVID-19, a simple sniffle could create a major headache at home -- should you be sending your child to school if they have a runny nose or a cough? It's a daily battle for some parents. Dr. Andrea Singh, a pediatrician from the Park Nicollet Clinic, joined the Buzz with advice for families.
Minnesota sports fans can enjoy a professional competition in person this weekend. Some of the best motocross riders in the world are coming to town for the 38th annual Spring Creek National in Millville. President of MX Sports Pro Racing Davey Coombs joined the FOX 9 Morning News with a look at how they're racing with safety in mind amid COVID-19.
The Missing Grace Foundation helps support families as they cope with the loss of an infant or pregnancy. On Saturday the organization will host its 15th Annual Hope & Hearts Run, but they'll do it virtually. Executive director Candy McVicar joined the Buzz with how you can get involved, and more on her new book.
The FOX 9 Buzz is partnering with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help raise funds to cure blood cancers. A big focus for LLS right now is taking on pediatric cancers. Abby Breyfogle joined the Buzz with more on her family's story of tragedy and triumphant, and how you can join the fight through next month's Light the Night virtual event.
Food lovers can extend that summer feeling with a trip to explore diverse and exotic cuisines in Northwest Minneapolis. Natalie Conrad joined us with delicious ideas from across Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, and Maple Grove. From Liberian to Jamaican cuisine, there's something for all taste buds.
This year is anything but normal as students and teachers return to class. Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker joined the Buzz with an update on how the first few days are going.
A respite for nature lovers, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is getting some extra recognition for its dark sky. Kate Legner with the Superior National Forest joined the Buzz to talk about the honor and how you can help take on light pollution in your own backyard.
With a major vaccine trial recently put on hold, there are concerns about how quickly a COVID vaccine may be ready to be released. Dr. Oz joined the Buzz to chat about what we can expect.
The Twin Cities Marathon has gone virtual this year - but running the race is still very much real. Race operations manager Kelly Donahue joined us with tips on making sure you put your best foot forward while running the race on your own.
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Get out your ball gown. The 2020 Virtual Minneapolis Metsquerade is this Saturday. This year supporters will come together to raise funds for Stage 4 Breast Cancer but also honor the late Erin Remme. We spoke to Erin's cousin, Paige Scherer, about how the event will celebrate her legacy.
It was a Christmas miracle for one family in Waconia -- their son Trevor was back on his feet after nearly losing his life to a ruptured brain aneurysm. We spoke to Trevor's mom Josie about the family's experiences at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare ahead of Saturday's Virtual Walk & Roll Family Fun Day. The virtual event will help raise money for families who have complex medical issues and injuries.
Mikah Meyer was the first person to visit all 419 U.S. National Park Sites in a single visit. Well now the travel guru is back on a new adventure. Mikah joined us live from the road to chat about why he's on a new quest to run across Minnesota.
September is National Blood Cancer Awareness month. The FOX 9 Buzz is partnering with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise critical donations for their mission to cure blood cancers. LLS medical officer Dr. Gwen Nichols joined the Buzz with an update on the progress in developing new treatments.
It's a cool debate this time of year... should you keep your favorite outdoor cat outside for the winter? And are they happier outside? Liv Hagen from the Animal Humane Society joined the Buzz with some answers.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Autumn and support local makers at the same time. Creative director for Rose & Loon, Jerrod Sumner, joined the Buzz with fall-themed items perfect to spoil yourself or to share with family and friends.
From his first moments meeting Prince (pancakes were involved) to life on tour with The Revolution, BrownMark joined the Buzz to talk about his time with Prince and his new book that details it all.
As flu season prepares to collide with the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors are stressing the importance of getting your flu shot. Dr. Madeleine Gagnon from Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare joined the Buzz to explain why kids in particular should get vaccinated.
Red Wing Shoe Company is taking a different approach to Labor Day, focusing on finding jobs for the unemployed. Vice President Dave Schneider joined the Morning Buzz to chat about the "Labor Day On" campaign and how they plan to help the community.
Tuesday is the traditional start to the school year in Minnesota, but it will be anything but normal. Districts across the state will welcome back students using a variety of methods, and for teachers, that means adapting to quick changes. Minnesota Teacher of the Year finalist and Pine City High School English teacher, Ryan Larson, joined us with more on Back to School Eve.