Veteran newsman Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong, who is at ag media conference.
The Des Moines Register's annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) began Sunday in Orange City and will end in Lansing.
Over 20,000 folks still without power in Kansas City area. Lot of clean up to be done after storms and flooding.
Many of those in Kansas may be having midway carnival rides for final year. In western Kansas, there are new requirements including inspecting rides that will likely force fairs to do away with carnival rides next year.
There's a big sign company in Brookings, S.D., that is making a big sign for Little Caesar's Arena in Detroit.