MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-04-11-18

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and talks about the Dayton's mummified monkey. (audio)

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong who’s in Kansas City at National Agri-Marketing Convention.

Drought monitor shows drought in parts of Midwest and Great Plains.

In Madison, Wis., spring football game for Badgers has been canceled because of forecast heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Sister Jean, the popular 98-year-old chaplain of Loyola team, tossed first pitch at Cubs game. She may bring good luck to Ramblers, but not to Cubs.

The University of Kansas is one of latest universities to be indicted in sports bribery.

In downtown Minneapolis, workers renovating old Dayton story have discovered mummified remains of a monkey. Someone posted that long-time Dayton’s employee told them monkey escaped from pet store into the store’s ductwork in the 1960s.

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