MORNING-MidwestDigest-02-10-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and talks about farmland values. (podcast)

The next farm bust is coming. It's in the Wall Street Journal. It's not exactly breaking news to people across the heartland.

The value of farmland in the Midwest is down again. The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago says farmland values are down for third year in a row.

Have trouble paying your bills? So does the state of Illinois. The state has an $11 billion pile of overdue bills as the state Legislature hasn't figured out how to pass budget for the past two years.

84-year-old Dolly Yashinsky ran a stop sign in Wisconsin and killed the three passengers in her vehicle, her husband and two friends. Yashinsky was charged with three counts of homicide stemming from the 2015 crash.

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