Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Pollinator Garden

Pollinators are responsible for about 75% of the food we eat

  Pollinators are responsible for about 75% of the food we eat. The European honeybee is the most well known but our native bees are also critically important. We can help our native bees and gardens by reducing or eliminating the use of pesticides and providing shelter as well as food and water. About 70% of our native bees are…

Thinking Green: Harnessing Wind Power

Don't wind yourself up over worrying about the environment. Here are some solutions to try.

What with the storms headed our way sometime after today it’s probably time to start thinking about what to do with all that wind energy. Harness the power of wind and use it to help the planet stay healthy in this week’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Selecting Gutters

Because there are more storms on the way this week.

Today’s Ask Danny is coming just in time for the rain we’ve been waiting so long for. Check out Danny Lipford’s advice on getting good gutters this morning. Categories: Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Tea Time

Find out what you should be planting to grow your own delicious pot of tea in your own garden in this weeks' Melinda's Garden Moment

  Relax away the stress of the day with a cup of tea brewed from freshly picked herbs you grew in your garden or containers. We’re using several colorful pots with drainage holes of course to create this tea garden. The attractive and fragrant pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) is the focal point of the largest pot with sweet marjoram (Origanum…

Motocross Racer Dies After Crash During Race In Jamestown

GoFundMe Set Up To Help Family Of Cody Martin

A motocross racer from Bismarck has died after a crash while racing in Jamestown. Now, you can help support the family. That’s according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family of Cody Martin. The page says he died June 13th from injuries he sustained during a race. The GoFundMe organizer writes, “No matter if it was detailing or…

Thinking Green: Plastic Water Bottles

Water you waiting for? It's time to act now to make your life a little greener.

We’ve been telling you with for more than a week now, with the unseasonable late spring heat, to watch your hydration levels. Danny Lipford blows the lid off bottled water in this morning’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Reducing Heat From Windows

A winning technique to keep windows from heating up your home this summer.

Controlling the heat has been top of mind for most of us most of the month. And while things have settled down a little, we’ve still got a lot of summer weather left to go. Find out what home improvement expert Danny Lipford has to say about controlling heat from your home’s windows in today’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning –…

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Toads

Toads Can Be A Productive Partner In Your Garden

Toads make great gardening partners. They eat insects, slugs and snails and ask for very little in return. Help attract these natural predators to your garden. Create an inviting habitat for these critters. Leave some leaf litter under trees and shrubs and in the garden. Include a shallow pond or water feature. Even a shallow saucer filled with chlorine-free water…

Social Distancing: “Birthplace Of America”

Diving into the Kensington Runestone story in Alexandria

  More travel adventures. Today we’re exploring a city that claims to have been explored by Vikings way back in the 1300’s. Here’s a live look at our friend Big Ole in Alexandria, Minnesota. He’s 28-feet tall, built in 1965, and weighs four tons. It’s a fun site to see, plus you can pose for photos for the webcam. We…

Dog Dies In House Fire North Of Oxbow

Two People Got Out Of The Home Safely

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – A dog dies in an early morning fire two miles north of Oxbow, North Dakota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Offices tells KVRR Local News the fire broke out in a home along County Road 81. They got the call around 2:45 Thursday morning. The fire started in the kitchen. Two people in the home got out…