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MORNING Midwest Digest, Feb. 13, 2019

Steve Alexander is in for Max, and talks about the National Farm Machinery Show, winter weather impacts, and a farmland auction selling Abraham Lincoln's old property.

The National Farm Machinery Show starts today. The indoor has more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space.

Winter seems to be unrelenting in the Upper Midwest. There were spinouts, school cancellations and flight cancellations, as well as two human deaths and 16 cattle deaths.

The memorial service for John Dingle was held, regardless of weather, however, a plane of congresspeople didn't make it because of the weather.

The new Michigan governor gave her state of the state address.

Part of Chicago's Lake Shore Drive had to be shut down after it was found unsafe.

An auction in Illinois brought $10,000 an acre for farmland previously owned by Abraham Lincoln.

 

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