50th anniversary of Big Lake's Spud Fest this weekend

Big Lake is hosting its annual Spud Fest this weekend, marking the 50th anniversary of the event. The weekend includes fireworks, water fights, softball tournament, bingo, pancake breakfast, carnival, parade and other activities. The festival supports summer youth programs.

New cat cafe opens in New Hope

The Cafe Meow has opened a new location in New Hope. The original location is in Minneapolis. You can make reservations to meet the animals, which are available for adoption, on the cafe's website nh.thecafemeow.com.

FOX 9 Town Ball Tour makes sixth stop of summer in Union Hill

FOX 9's Shayne Wells shares the history of the Union Hill Bulldogs, including player/board member Werner Giesen, primary field caretaker Don Giesen, and Union Hill Baseball Association President Sean O'Neill, and the connections they have with the home that sits next to the ballpark.

The Lobby opens at Hotel Excelsior

Hotel Excelsior, a new boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, just finished the final phase of the project, opening The Lobby, a coffee shop in the lobby of the hotel that's open to the public.

Grocery shopping tips

A teenager on Reddit asked how to shop for groceries. Here are some of the best tips for a successful trip to the supermarket, from checking coupons to what to buy.

Blood donations for your pet

Beth Olmstead with the Companion Animal Blood Donor Program with the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Medical Center explained Sunday the need for blood donations from pets.

Hennepin Healthcare CEO on gun violence public health crisis

This week, in the wake of recent mass shootings, leaders from Minnesota hospitals and health systems came together to declare gun violence a public health crisis. Sunday morning, we heard from Hennepin Healthcare CEO Jennifer DeCubellis on the declaration.