Morning – Features

NASA Updates for the White Stuff

New Weather Technology Helps People See Snow From Space

Snow is something all of us in the Upper Midwest are used to in the winter. But how are researchers using it to help figure out our country’s water supply? “NASA’s Earth Observing Fleet has been at this for a long time,” explains NASA Scientist Dalia Kirschbaum. New ways to measure the winter white stuff are coming, thanks to scientists…

Great Horned Owl Rescued From Construction Site

This is why they tell us to wear a hard hat, Owl.

Actually, the more likely possibility is that this beautiful apex predator was inadvertently poisoned through eating a rodent that had consumed rat poison. Check out the heartwarming tale of rescue from reporter Linda Williams. Categories: Morning – Features Tags: construction, owl, predator, rat poison, rescue, wildlife

Tech Tip Today: Facebook Messenger

It's a little tricky to use at first. Francie Black has some tips to help you spruce it up.

Facebook Messenger can be a little confusing at first, but it has a lot of features that can help you. Not only can it make communicating with your friends faster and more efficient, you can show more of your personality in it as well. Check out this week’s Tech Tip Today. Categories: Business, Community, Entertainment, Morning – Features

Attack Squirrel Foils Burglar

He's one point three pounds of sheer terror.

Some of us have attack dogs, some of us have cats with a bad attitude and a mean set of claws guarding our homes from unwanted intruders. But chances are you’ve never seen anything like Joey the Squirrel, who took on a burglar who broke into his human’s Meridian, Idaho home and lived to tell the tale. Lacy Darrow has…

App of the Week: Adobe Spark

We do a lot of video editing here at KVRR. Here's an app that lets you join in the fun.

Video editing is just as much fun as it looks, and now you can put edited video stories together on your phone. Francie Black introduces us to an app that lets you add music, themes, sound and more to your video clips to make them worth sharing with anyone who wants the big scoop on your life.   Categories: Morning…

Thinking Green: Responsible Water Use

It's not just for the planet. It's for your pocketbook.

We’ve been hearing for decades about how you can help save the planet by saving what turns it blue from space: its beautiful, and finite, water resources. It may have started to sound like old hat to you by now. But did you know that you can save yourself some cash by undertaking a few fast, simple fixes around the…

Ask Danny: Painting Galvanized Metal

It's feeling like spring out there. Should you spring for sprucing up your home's exterior metal elements?

With the recent weather warmup, you’re probably thinking about making your house beautiful in time for spring and summer entertaining. But when it comes to painting your home’s exterior, do you know what to do with the galvanized metal elements and whether it’s safe to paint them or not? Danny Lipford tackles the beautification process in this week’s Ask Danny….

Woman Delivers Baby in McDonald’s

Two All Beef Patties, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Cheese, Pickles, Onions and a Baby on a Bun?

It’s Burger King’s slogan, not McDonald’s — but they might want to consider changing it to “Have It Your Way” after a woman delivered her baby there. The woman went into labor in the bathroom of a McDonald’s in Tuscumbia, Ala. restaurant, receiving a little help bringing the McBaby into the world from one of the store employees — proving…

Tech Tip Today: Organizing Your Inbox

That thing is a disgrace. Clean it up with Francie Black.

We all try to stay on top of them, but emails are a lot like the dust bunnies under the bed — they multiply every time you turn your back. Francie Black has a way to keep your inbox nice and tidy with Tech Tip Today. Too bad she doesn’t do floors. Categories: Morning – Features


How to Spot the Fake Forecast

It’s not easy to decipher our local weather into 140 characters. But how can we make sure that the information we get is as accurate as possible? Mobile apps and Social media have become an increasingly popular way to get weather information. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram give us pictures, facts and hearsay from friends and family. But is it the…