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Bug Season Starts: NDSU’s Bug Man

Don Carey has bugs. Now we're bugs -- for bugs.

We’re in the middle of mosquito and tick season, which means the danger of Lyme disease, West Nile, and in some parts of the United States, even Zika virus. And as if the spread of disease weren’t worrisome enough, insects can also be a nuisance and create property damage problems around the home. But they can also do a great…

Melinda’s Garden: Strawberries

They're not just a sweet treat for snacks and smoothies.

Strawberries aren’t just a summertime delight for use in desserts, snacks and smoothies. There are plenty of great ways you can use the yummy little tidbits — including as part of your landscaping. Melinda Myers gives us the scoop.

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Pop Can Implosion

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Benjamin Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create a Pop Can Implosion. Here’s What You Need: Empty Pop Cans Heat Source Large container of water About 3 lb. of ice Tongs/Oven Mitts About 1–1 ½ oz. of water in each pop can How to create your own Pop Can Implosion:…

Tech Tip Today: Retrieving Lost Emails

Stave off disaster with the help of Francie Black.

Losing an email can lead to some serious headaches in life. Whether it’s your test results from your doctor, your flight information or just a cute letter from your grandma, the electronic paper trail can be critical to know how to navigate. Let Francie Black help you follow her trail of e-breadcrumbs in this week’s Tech Tip Today.

App of the Week: Sortly

Keep track of all your stuff during spring cleaning with Sortly.

All the rain we’ve been having lately has created the perfect opportunity to do some spring cleaning. But as you’re clearing out the garage, house and attic of all their winter clutter, it can be tough to keep track of all the good things you find in there buried under the rubble. From antiques to collectables to your grandpa’s old…

Ask Danny: Fixing Cracks In Walls

When a minor fault in your wall has the makings of a major fault line.

It’s hard to know whether a crack your wall suddenly sports is something to get worried about or something to worry about fixing later. Sure, they’re unsightly — but are they evidence something unsafe is going on with the foundation of your home? Danny Lipford explains in this week’s Ask Danny whether those little fault lines in your walls are…

Opioid Outreach: The Battle To Reach Those Battling Addiction

How do you reach people before it's too late?

  The opioid epidemic in the valley is taking lives. Addicts are risking death every time they use. How do you reach people before it’s too late? What does it take to put an end to the scourge? Those are the questions being grappled with across the region. Here are some of the answers the community has found so far….

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Human Vacuum

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff became a human vacuum to display differences in air pressure with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson. What You Need: Vacuum cleaner with nozzle Large and thick garbage bags How to do the experiment: Lay out the garbage bag and step into it, sit down in the garbage bag leaving only your…