The flags outside our Chicago studio are dangling. The winds are finally calm.
They were finally successful in freeing the passenger train that became stuck in a 25-foot-tall snowbank five miles west of Rugby, North Dakota. Empire Builder Engine No. 8 got bogged down in a snow drift yesterday morning around 7 a.m. Last night at 6:45 p.m. digging snow out by hand, the train was freed and on its way to St. Paul and Chicago.
Our country has exported a lot of grain since mid-year last year. The question is will it continue especially with big crops harvested in South America.
We will lose an hour Sunday morning. I still struggle to adjust every six months when we have to change our clocks.