Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Leaking Chimney

It's a smoking-hot topic now that the start of cooler weather is almost here.

Our temperatures are set to drop dramatically very soon, and that means it’s time to make sure your chimney’s in working order. Find out what to do if your chimney has a leak in this morning’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Painting Exterior Plastic

Let's not belabor the point: you've got stuff to do around the house.

Time to put a little labor in your labor day celebrations. Here’s home improvement expert Danny Lipford with another project to get your home looking its best for fall. Categories: Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Surprise Lillies

Add a bit of unexpected beauty and light fragrance to the late summer garden with surprise lilies

  Add a bit of unexpected beauty and light fragrance to the late summer garden with surprise lilies (Lycoris squamigera). Also know as autumn amaryllis, magic lily and naked lady they make fun additions to flower gardens and borders. These unique flowers sprout long strappy leaves similar to an amaryllis in spring. These leaves create the energy needed for flowering…

Thinking Green: Bottled Water

Don't bottle up your curiosity about its environmental impact.

We’re glad to hear Barnesville’s back to safe tap water after relying on bottled water, following the storm damage there from over the weekend. So this morning, we thought it was time to take a look at how our bottled water consumption stacks up. How does bottled water fit in with a green approach to living? Find out the details…

Ask Danny: Dark Wood Paneling

Lighten up, you guys. It's just a fun home improvement project.

We’re getting kind of dark this morning for our home improvement segment. Dark, and dated. Here’s how to handle an easy upgrade to your dark wood paneling, courtesy of home improvement expert Danny Lipford. Categories: Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Get Spicy

Add a little spicy heat to your meals this season by growing a few hot peppers in this week's Melinda's Garden Moment

  Add a little spicy heat to your meals this season by growing a few hot peppers. Their spicy heat is measured in the Scoville Heat Units. Poblano and Siracha rate between 1000 to 2500, jalapenos up to 8000, cayenne can peak at 50,000, habaneros up to 350,000 and one of the hottest, the ghost pepper, at as much as…

Low Levels Reveal Junk In Red River

One Man Fished Shopping Cart Out Peeking Up Through The Water On Red River

  GRAD FORKS, N.D. – We’re seeing more signs emerge of major drought conditions here in the valley. Literally. This is a once-submerged shopping cart peeking out of the water in the Red River by the Riverside Dam in Grand Forks. The river is flowing at just above 15 feet in Grand Forks. For reference, flooding doesn’t start on the…

Ask Danny: Standing Water

Don't stand for it.

What with all the rain we suddenly got after all these weeks of little to none throughout the region, today’s Ask Danny is coming just in time. Find out how to deal with standing water on your property before it causes a problem, with the expert advice of Danny Lipford. Categories: Morning – Features