MORNING-MidwestDigest-02-09-17

Max Armstrong talks about the Dakota Access pipeline. (podcast)

If you're among those who ski out west, be aware they've closed Jackson Hole, Wyo., until further notice as they've surpassed the 400-inch mark.

The leader of the tribe opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline admits they may have exhausted their legal options, as the company won permission to tunnel under the Missouri River. The $3.8 billion project will carry oil from the fields of North Dakota to Illinois. It is expected to start operating this summer.

The governor of Kentucky became emotional as he read a letter from a mom of a Marine who had taken his own life. He urged state lawmakers to be attentive to the needs of its veterans.

Soybeans posted double digit gains yesterday and were at their highest level in two weeks. The government comes out with a forecast today. Many believe the government trim ending stocks for soybeans, corn and wheat.

Duluth police officer got a surprise when he pulled over to the motorist waiting on the side of the road. The motorist wanted to report an injured owl along the road. The barred owl landed on police car, posed for a photo and didn't seem to be injured at all when it took off.

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