MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-13-17

Max Armstrong talks about the Louisville farm show. (podcast)

It was in 1973 when our nation went to an all-volunteer army.

The leader of a Ku Klux Klan group in Missouri was found dead. He died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

There will be 850 exhibitors at the Louisville Farm Show. Max will be there. The tractor pulls are what gave this popular event life. There will be five tractor pulls this year, beginning Wednesday night.

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has throat cancer. But the Wildcats coach is expected to be on the field for the start of practice next month. His prognosis is excellent. He was born in St. Joseph, Mo.

NDSU students are mourning the weekend death of two students. The crash that killed Carson D. Roney, 19, of Oakes, N.D., and 18-year-old Danie L. Thomssen of Fargo, has been attributed to icy roads. Money wanted to return to his hometown as a doctor and Thompson wanted to be an orthodonist.

The downtown Indianapolis homeless camp known as The Jungle is going to close. Owners of the property, CSX transportation, cite safety concerns.

 

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