MORNING-MidwestDigest-10-10-17

Max Armstrong talks about pace of harvest. (audio)

What would you do in that situation? Have you seen the video from the Aldi’s in Indiana? A guy walked in with a mask on his face and demanded money. It was reported cardiologist and restaurant owner were among those who rushed the guy and held him until police arrived.

The harvest of this year’s corn crop has been slowed by wet weather. Average pace is about 38%, expect at 30%. Minnesota soybean farmers have been especially impacted. Year ago this week soybeans were 44% harvested, expected to be less than 40% when crop report comes out this afternoon.

Ryder, S.D., population 84. Of the 84 about 60 took free riding lessons offered by Harley Davidson. Town changed name to Riders for a while this summer. Harley officials said the campaign went so well, it may be replicated in Freedom or Independence.

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