MORNING-MidwestDigest-12-11-17

Max Armstrong talks about top Christmas towns. (audio)

Can you imagine going to the cemetery to bury a loved one and being unable to bury your loved one because they haven’t finished digging the grave? Woman went to bury 33-year-old sister who died of brain cancer and saw dirt all over the place and shovels laying around. Family members started digging the grave themselves.

Few mountain lions straggling into Iowa. Teen shot and killed one near Akron, Iowa, over the weekend. Mountain lion is not protected in Iowa. It was the 6th one killed there. It was an 80-pound female.

‘Agvocacy’ is hot topic at meetings this winter. Raw nerve topic is opposition to GMOs. Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Hill told members no one killed by genetically engineered products.

County Living magazine offers its list of best small towns for Christmas. Among the small towns on our region on this list are Red Wing, Minn., Frankenmuth, Michigan, and Santa Claus, Indiana. This weekend, Max is broadcasting from Frankenmuth, Michigan.

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