Etiquette for sports fans

Sports can bring out a lot of passion and enthusiasm in both the players and the fans, and sometimes it can go too far. There's certainly a balance between showing your passion for your favorite team and having respect for those around you. Etiquette expert and author Juliet Mitchell joined FOX 9 Good Day to share some advice for fans, players and coaches.

World's Largest Pet Walk supports therapy animals

This weekend, people are encouraged to grab their leashes and lace up their sneakers for a good cause. The World's Largest Pet Walk is taking place on Saturday. It encourages people to get outside with their pets to show support and raise money for therapy animals. Volunteers with North Star Therapy Animals joined The FOX 9 Morning news to talk about the event and the work they do throughout the community.

University of Minnesota debuts new apple

University of Minnesota debuts a new apple variety named MN33 or Kudos. The fruit has a unique combinations of traits including an excellent crisp, juicy texture with occasional tropical overtones. Stephanie March is here to break down Minnesota's best apple orchards to visit, on Friday.

More women are changing careers post-pandemic

We know the pandemic caused a shift in our way of life, especially in the workplace. According to the latest 'Women in the workplace study', we're in the midst of a "great breakup". Female leaders in the workplace are switching jobs in order to find more fulfilment in their careers and personal lives. Wendy Wiesman is the founder and CEO of Ready. Set. Pivot. The firm helps women navigate career changes. Wiesman joined FOX 9 Good Day to talk about the trends and what women are looking for from their careers.

Now Showing: The Importance of Being Earnest at the Guthrie

The Guthrie Theater is kicking off its 60th season by revisiting a classic comedy. "The Importance of Being Earnest" revolves around the central plot of two men who take on false identities. From there, hilarity ensues. Cast member Michael Doherty joined FOX 9 Good Day to chat about the show.

Second Hand Hounds undergoes rebranding

Changes are on the way for one of the largest pet rescue organizations in the state. Earlier this month, Second Hand Hounds announced they were changing their name to The Bond Between in order to better reflect their mission. Organizers say they rescue more animals than just dogs, and they also do a lot of fostering and work with veterans and domestic abuse victims. Executive Director Rachel Mairose joined FOX 9 Good Day to explain the name change and the organization's mission moving forward.

Help for Minnesota's aging population

Minnesota lawmakers are putting a renewed focus on the state's aging population. Late last month, they launched a new task force on aging. It aims to address everything from funding for retirement, to caring for seniors and possible shortages in the workforce. So what do industry experts think about the move? The CEO of Lifespark, a company that provides health services and resources for seniors in the Twin Cities, joined the FOX 9 Morning news to talk about what he believes lawmakers should focus on in the future.

Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

The kids are back to class and fall is the perfect time to teach your pet some new skills. Each year, the Animal Humane Society hosts a variety of training classes for pets. Sam Weller from the Animal Humane Society joined the Fox 9 Morning News to share some tips for pet owners

Ability Bash: Annual fundraiser helps with job training

A Minnesota company is pushing to make the workforce more inclusive for people with disabilities. Sine the 1960's MDI has been serving people with disabilities by offering inclusive employment opportunities. Every year, the company hosts their Ability Bash. The event is taking place Thursday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Metropolitan Ballroom and Clubroom in Golden Valley.

Making strides against ovarian cancer

FOX 9 speaks with Carol Pederson, a cancer survivor and MOCA board member, about the HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer 5k run and 2K walk happening in Edina.

AppleHouse opens at MN Landscape Arboretum

The AppleHouse is open for business at The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The expanded space is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and features a wide variety of produce, housewares, and apple-flavored baked goods.

Vikings gearing up for the start of the season

Are you ready for some football? The Vikings are! This Sunday the team kicks off the regular season at US Bank Stadium against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tatum Everett from the Vikings Entertainment Network joined the Fox 9 Morning News to talk about how the team is looking on the defensive side of the ball.

State Fair etiquette: What to avoid doing

It can be easy to forget your manners at the Minnesota State Fair. Etiquette expert Juliet Mitchell joined Fox 9 Good Day to cover some of the most common etiquette mistakes and what to keep in mind when you visit the fairgrounds.

Tom Butler helps ETC Kids with a performance at the State Fair

Wednesday marked Theater Day at the Minnesota State Fair. The kids from ETC Productions have been performing their version of Madagascar : A Musical Adventure Jr. all summer long. They stopped by the Fox 9 Booth at the Fair to show off their singing, dancing and kazoo skills.