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MORNING MIdwest Digest, Jan. 7, 2019

Max Armstrong talks about a fallen firefighter, crop report anticipation, trade negotiations, top vehicles in the U.S. and the Bears' kicker.

Firefighters and trucks from two states were lined up at the Clinton, Iowa, Central Fire Station yesterday as a herse drove by carrying a firefighter from the community. He was killed in an explosion.

The anticipated crop reports this week are still in limbo as the government shutdown continues.

Trade negotiators are headed to Beijing this week. 

What are the top three vehicles sold in the U.S.? They're all trucks.

Chicago newspaper headlines lay blame on the foot of the kicker today. The Bears kicker missed a field goal yesterday.

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