MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-03-15-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong. (audio)

I know some of our farmer friends have been itching to get started planting. Good news is the warm up is on the way.

Independence, Mo., needs people to answer 911 calls. This is a tough job. Burnout is constant. Shortages are common in Kansas City, Mo., area.

Iowa is taking left turn and right turn. Iowa's law allowing left and right turns on red lights is going to the governor.

Nebraska's motorcycle helmet law has survived yet another year.

Back in 1936, Dan Gorman headed west to find his own calling in life. He stopped in Omaha and started Richmond-Gordman clothing stores after buying out his father-in-law. It became Gordman's and it filed for bankruptcy Monday. It's expected all stores will close.

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