Freeport Black Sox manager on Town Ball Tour stop
FOX 9's Se Kwon caught up with Freeport Black Sox Manager Rob Mettenburg about the team and FOX 9 Town Ball Tour.
D'Lish Coffee in Freeport: Town Ball Tour
FOX 9's Se Kwon chatted with Katelyn Duclos of D'Lish Coffee in Freeport, Minnesota, ahead of the first FOX 9 Town Ball Tour stop of 2023 on Wednesday.
Mission Safari at Como Zoo in St. Paul
FOX 9 Garden Guy Dale K stopped by the Como Zoo in St. Paul to check out a new exhibit: Mission Safari.
Dog at shelter climbs wall to be with friend
Two dogs up for adoption in Minneapolis will hopefully go to the same home after proving they are "inseparable." A wall couldn't stop one determined dog from being with her buddy. Minneapolis Animal Care and Control shared a video of Brenda climbing over the wall to be with Linda. They came into the shelter together as strays. After Brenda escaped her kennel, staff put both dogs together in a larger kennel while they wait to be adopted.
Winona mansion on market for $750K
A mansion in Winona — with a tunnel connecting the two buildings and Minnesota's first in-ground swimming pool — is on the market and has recently gone viral after being featured on social media via Zillow Gone Wild.
Kittens take a field trip to Sea Life
Kittens from the Bitty Kitty Brigade visited the Mall of America's Sea Life aquarium to celebrate National adopt a Cat Month.
Teen tennis star advances at French Open Juniors
A young tennis player from Savage is taking his skills all the way to the French Open Juniors. 16-year-old Max Exsted picked up a tennis racket when he was just a year old, and he never looked back. Now he is overseas in Paris playing in the main draw of the French Open Juniors.
Edina Art Fair is this weekend
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to check out the Edina Art Fair happening this weekend in and around 50th and France. It’s one of the top art fairs in the country with hundreds of artists participating. The Edina Art Fair starts at noon on Friday, June 2. It runs until 7 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday the art fair is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday you can browse art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plan your trip ahead of time as traffic can be challenging and parking is limited. They do offer a shuttle from Southdale Mall.
Flint Hills Family Festival returns to St. Paul
This weekend, music and theater are in the spotlight in St. Paul as the family friendly Flint Hills Festival kicks off. There are free performances and activities in Rice Park and top notch acts playing the Ordway stage for just $5. One of the featured acts is Lightwire Theater. They combine theater and technology utilizing electroluminescent suits, music and sound effects to tell a story. They were semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent Season 7 and have been traveling the world ever since. The Lightwire Theater shows are on Saturday June 3 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Deutsche Tage celebrates 65 years in MN
Deutsche Tage (German Days) returns to the grounds of the Germanic-American Institute on June 10 and 11. This year marks the 65th annual event.
Best tips for growing tomatoes
FOX 9 Garden Guy Dale K shares his tips for growing tomatoes in your backyard garden.
Ex-monster truck driver continues to entertain
After 20 years building and driving monster trucks all over the country, Jim Bendzick is switching gears. He’s still tinkering and experimenting but now he’s doing it on his land and filming it for his YouTube channel, Thunder Acres. He has a lot of interesting machinery and obstacles on his land, including a monster truck and a powerful launcher, plus a bus with a dirt ramp to jump it. Even though he’s not on the monster truck circuit anymore, he’s still finding ways to entertain people.
Top chef Ann Kim adding brunch to the menu
James Beard Award winning Chef Ann Kim is trying something new. She’s added brunch to Young Joni’s menu, and starting July 1st, Sooki & Mimi will also get into the brunch game. The menu at her Northeast Minneapolis spot, Young Joni is offered Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 2pm. Some of the highlights include Ann’s childhood favorite, Juk, a Korean rice porridge with a soft egg and Korean short rib, and the Rise & Shine brunch pizza.
Nature's Syrup found De'Vonna Pittman discusses her product line
De'Vonna Pittman, the founder of Nature's Syrup stops by FOX 9 to talk about her line of hair care products
Cars and Caves gives a salute to veterans
Car lovers will be coming together for a big salute to veterans this weekend at the Chanhassen AutoPlex. This month's Cars and Caves event is raising money for a special non-profit that helps veterans. Cody's Heroes pairs vets up with emotional support dogs. Cody Matz got a chance to check out one of cool cars you can check out at the event on Saturday May 27th.
Kickoff to Summer at Minnesota State Fair
The Kickoff to Summer at the Minnesota State Fair is this weekend. FOX 9's Shayne Wells has the details.
Raising money for support animals for veterans
The Cars and Caves event will raise money for emotional support animals for veterans. FOX 9's Cody Matz has the details.
WreckIt Rage Room opens in Savage
Sometimes you just gotta let it out. And there’s growing demand across the country for a place to safely rage. They’re known as crush rooms or rage rooms and one just opened up in Savage. It’s called WreckIt Rage Room and it gives people the chance to throw glass plates at the wall, or smash bottles with a bat. There are also bigger ticket items like TV’s or computer monitors you can crush with a sledgehammer. The rage room is located at 3930 CR-42 W in Savage. They’re open Wednesday through Sunday.
Aurora home opener set for Wednesday
FOX 9's Cody Matz learns about turf maintenance ahead of the Minnesota Aurora FC's home opener on Wednesday, May 24.
Mosquito control efforts in Minnesota
FOX 9's Se Kwon has the latest on mosquito control efforts in Minnesota this spring.