Saving the tastes of summer - how to freeze and dry herbs

It’s always bittersweet as the vegetable garden season winds down for summer. Learning how to freeze and dry herbs is an easy way to preserve the tastes, flavor, and aroma of summer garden herbs. Garden Guy Dale K shows us which ones are best for freezing and which ones are best for drying.

Lawn fixer upper with Garden Guy Dale K

Feeling a little blue about your lawn's lack of green? Summer heat was merciless on lawns this season. The good news is late summer and early fall is the perfect time to get your lawn back in shape.

Compact Linden Hills home with all the luxuries featured on home tour

There are plenty of home tours throughout the year that open the doors to some of the area’s most exquisite houses and this weekend’s event is specifically designed to highlight the most creative ideas from our region’s top architects. The Homes By Architects tour is September 18th and 19th from 10am to 5pm.

The signs you should start looking for a new job

Are you feeling bored at work or undervalued? Those are just a couple signs you might want to look for a new job. Dr. Mia Mulrennan, an organizational psychologist and HR expert, joined Good Day to chat about when it's time to find something new.

Tagging butterflies helps unravel mystery of their migration

Midwest monarch butterflies are gearing up for their long journey to Mexico and it’s an expedition we are learning a lot more about thanks to citizen scientists who capture and tag butterflies. Three Rivers Park District offers programs that walk people through the process but websites like www.MonarchWatch.org allow people to get involved on their own. Based on the migration calendar, now is the time to tag butterflies and be a part of this large-scale community science project.

Local designers get ready for Fashion Week MN

Fashion Week MN is back this fall and better than ever, with a focus on sustainable designs created by local designers. Producer Kimberly Jurek joined Good Day with some of the looks headed to the runway.

Minnesota Boat Club keeping 150 year tradition alive

Minnesota’s oldest athletic association is celebrating 150 years. The Minnesota Boat Club has been rowing in St. Paul since 1870 and is still based in its original location on Raspberry Island. To commemorate the anniversary there will be rowing races, and historic boat house tours this weekend. The events run Saturday, September 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Sunday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Minneapolis baker lands a spot on Food Network show

Classic slasher movies from the 80’s are the inspiration for the new season of ‘Halloween Baking Championship’ on Food Network and a Twin Cities baker is one of the competitors whipping up killer cakes in hopes of winning the $25,000 prize. Megan Baker owns The Thirsty Whale Bakery in Minneapolis. A customer who knew someone involved with the show, suggested giving Baker a spot in the competition. She spent more than two weeks filming. The show premieres on Monday, September 13th on Food Network and Discovery+.

Minneapolis Cider Co. adds more pickleball courts

The Minneapolis Cider Co. opened in 2019 after a trip to Europe inspired the founders to create the same cider experience here. When the doors opened, there was extra space so the owners decided to put in a few pickleball courts. The pickleball leagues took off and two years later they’ve added more courts and an event center. The official unveiling is happening Friday September 10th at 3pm. Admission is free. There will be live music, s’mores, cider and of course pickleball.

3 easy after school snack ideas for parents

Congrats on getting your kids off to school this morning, now its time to get ready for the after school snack rush. The Way Cool Cooking School's Mary Matthews stopped by FOX 9 Good Day with three easy snack ideas.