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Thinking Green: Laundry

Get your whites green (and white again).

It can be a dirty business, making our environment as clean as possible. So when it comes to taking care of Mother Earth, you’re also going to need to know how to remove the earth you’ve acquired on your clothes in the process. Turns out there is a greener, more environmentally-friendly way to wash your laundry. Let Danny Lipford fill…

Ask Danny: Choosing The Right Gutters

Protect your home's foundation with these inside tips.

When it comes to choosing new gutters, it isn’t just aesthetics you have to keep in mind. Gutters need to be good because they keep water away from the foundation of your home. And even in the midst of our drought in region, we’re still getting some precipitation. You don’t want to find out the hard way you made the…

Melinda’s Garden: Controlling Bad Bugs

The good, the bad and the ugly.

Not all bugs are bad. When it comes to the garden, though, when bugs are bad, they’re horrid. Sure, there are pesticides available commercially, but then you’re putting chemicals on your plants you may not want or need. Melinda Myers shows us some quick fixes you can try, including encouraging beneficial bugs, before you break out the chemical applications to…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Ice Cube Rope

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff conducted the science experiment, Ice Cube Rope. What you need for the experiment: Glass Chilled water Foot-long piece of string Kosher salt Ice Cubes How you conduct the experiment: First you need a glass full to the brim with water. Then, you stick some ice cubes into the water so that it just nearly overflows…

Tech Tip Today: Corralling Data Costs

It's already expensive. Don't make it worse.

Even the savviest smartphone plan shopper out there likely is already spending a pretty penny on their phone plan. Family or individual, phones and their plans don’t often come cheap these days. What can really rankle is when you add additional overage charges on top of it. Let Francie Black show you how to keep your data charges under plan…

App of the Week: Roomer

Don't blow the vacation budget on last-minute bookings.

There’s still time to book a vacation for later this summer, but this late in the game, it could be tough to buy tickets and get a room without breaking the bank. And you want to have some cash left in the bank to buy ice cream for the family when you get where you’re going, right? Let Francie Black…

LIVE: Food at the Red River Valley Fair

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Shows us What One Vendor is Serving at the Red River Valley Fair

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly shows us what one vendor is serving up at the fair. Ron Lunde, the Owner of Bronson Concessions, said he’s offering Philly cheesesteaks, breakfast sandwiches, buffalo burgers, and more. Click here for the full fair schedule.

LIVE: Red River Valley Fair

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Talks With Katy Stenerson, the Marketing Coordinator, About the Fair

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Katy Stenerson, the Sponsorship & Marketing Coordinator of the Red River Valley Fair, about what people can expect this year. Click here for a link to this years fair schedule.

Thinking Green: Energy Audit

You can do it yourself, but you may want to consider getting a professional to do it for you.

  You can do it yourself, but you may want to consider getting a professional to do it for you. Danny Lipford tells us why getting an energy audit for your home…isn’t something you’ll want to put off for long. Three words you probably never want to hear are: you’re being audited. But, if it’s a home energy audit, that’s…