Author: Emily Welker

Thinking Green: Mosquitoes

Green living shouldn't bug you.

With all this precipitation, there’s another annoyance beyond water in the basement. Rain and melting snow creates a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes when the weather warms up. Danny Lipford lets us in on how to beat the bugs the green way. Categories: Morning – Features

Petitioners: Gov. Burgum, Shut Down This State

The petition started Friday begs Burgum to join vast majority of sitting governors with a formal order.

An online petition asking North Dakota’s governor to issue a stay at home order for the state is up to more than 3,700 signatures and counting this morning. The online petition featured on change.org started circulating April 3rd. The petition says it was started by a mother from North Dakota, Denise French. It asks Governor Doug Burgum to issue a…

Cass County Coroners: Preparing for Pandemic’s Rise

How they handle bodies to stop the spread of COVID-19.

The video is unsettling out of  New York: health workers resorting to forklifts and refrigerated trucks to handle and store the bodies of American citizens’ loved ones, as the coronavirus pandemic ravages one of the United States’ biggest cities. And here in Cass County, the bioseals are standing ready. As the number of cases rises here in the Red River…

LIVE: Pandemic Profiteers and Illegal Evictions

It's hard to follow stay at home orders if you're kicked out of your home. So Minnesota's AG wants to hear from you.

Money is tough to come by for a lot of people right now, and putting price hikes on things like rice, toilet paper and hand sanitizer is exactly what none of us consumers need. But that’s what investigators with the Minnesota State Attorney General’s office are finding is happening with businesses throughout the state to people just like you. Not…

Thinking Green: Mold

If you're totally green when it comes to preventing mold, here's a handy primer.

With the precipitation headed our way and the warm-up that follows fast on its heels, there’s a catch: these are the perfect conditions for mold to start forming around your home. Find out why mold is the one part of going green you don’t want any part of. Here’s Danny Lipford in today’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Insulation

Insulate yourself against making a poor choice.

Hardware stores are still open during the Coronavirus crisis, and a lot of them are now offering pickup options at the door. If you’re ordering online for pickup and you’re struggling with what kind of insulation to order, Danny Lipford’s got you covered in this week’s Ask Danny.

Price-Gouging in Minnesota: Make A Report

The state is cracking down on eighty-dollar toilet paper. Here's how you can report.

Minnesota’s Attorney General wants to hear from you this morning about price gouging on toilet paper and other goods sold at inflated prices during the coronavirus crisis. MN AG Keith Ellison tweeted out Tuesday out he’s getting reports of ninety-dollar toilet paper. He says his office responded to 150 complaints of price gouging last week and as many since then….

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Staring at a pile of recycling in your garage? Here's why it's all worth it in the end.

With all this time to hang around the house you may be tackling some chores that you’ve been putting off. Find out how your recycled milk jugs can make for a spiffy new fence in today’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Selecting a Gutter System

The rain's headed our way.

We’re still in the middle of the melt in our region, and we had a touch of snow over the weekend. Then soon, the rain starts. If you’re looking for some good ideas on getting your hands on gutters, look no further. Home improvement Danny Lipford lets us know what to look for in this morning’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Time to Try Fostering

Fight loneliness from social distancing with the one kind of new friend it's okay to snuggle up with.

Here on the Morning Show, we want to reflect best practices when it comes to safety from COVID-19. So we’re following social distancing instructions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, staying six or more feet apart in-studio, and no longer bringing guests as a general rule. We may invite guests on, on a case-by-case basis, for visits from…