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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-05-18

Max Armstrong talks about cloud over Brainerd, Minn., ice fishing contest. (audio)

It just all worked. That’s the way of the CEO of the Minnesota Super Bowl Committee described the big game. Efforts of 10,000 volunteers and $53 million in donations.

Cloud over Brainerd, Minn. A week ago 12,000 anglers showed up at Gull Lake. Officials are looking into whether or not there was cheating to win the top prize – keys to a new truck.

Fish farmers are wanting a piece of the farm bill this time around. Sen. Thune says there could be fish farming in states like his.

This promises to be a snowy week for those of us in the heartland.

We often hear of deaths involving horse and buggy collisions out there. A new report is out showing in Pennsylvania 23 people died in crashes involving horse and buggy combinations over the past 10 years.

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