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Max Armstrong's Daily Updates

MORNING Midwest Digest, Jan. 8, 2019

Steve Alexander is in for Max, and talks about a fallen firefighter, new governors in the Midwest, ice breaking on the Great Lakes and a Meals on Wheels helper.

Mourners lined the streets in Clinton, Iowa, yesterday, as the hearse carrying a fallen firefighter passed through town.

Wisconsin has a new governor. Tony Evers was sworn in yesterday, calling for a rejection of the tired politics of the past.

Tim Walz was sworn in as MInnesota's newest governor yesterday. He's a former teacher.

Illinois' governor elect won't be sworn in until next week, but is already asking for money.

The U.S. Coast Guard is starting to break ice on waterways in the Great Lakes system.

A Mankato, Minn., woman is grateful for Meals on Wheels. The 99-year-old helps pack meals for those in need.

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