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Midwest Digest


Max Armstrong says he's seeing more cases of people dying in head-on crashes occurring on divided highways.

Employees at a northern Michigan ski resort had their fire safety training put to use after a blaze broke out at the popular resort.

In Willmar, Minnesota, people were injured after horses were spooked and ran for three-quarters of a mile before coming to a stop in a driveway. 

There's more wrong-way head-on crashes occurring on divided highways, Max says, including one in Missouri the other night. 

Ag secretary Tom Vilsack is being interviewed often as he packs up his USDA office. Vilsack was the only Obama cabinet official to serve the entire eight years. In a Feedstuffs article, Vilsack mentioned the difference in agriculture production between Brazil and Kenya and talked about missing his grandchildren.



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