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MORNING Midwest Digest, Feb. 17, 2021

Max Armstrong talks about Ash Wednesday, a COVID variant at a prison, a car -- and dog -- theft in Minnesota, a longtime farming family in Illinois and more.

February 17, 2021

 This Ash Wednesday, some priests will sprinkle ashes, not smudge them.

A more contagious COVID variant has been found at a Michigan prison.

A car theft happened with the dog in the car in Minnesota, but both car and dog were found fine, later.

Shout out to an Illinois farm family who has been farming for 175 years and are active in the community.

A Wisconsin family of 11 lost their home to a fire a couple weeks ago, and has been overwhelmed by the help offered via social media.

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