MORNING-MidwestDigest-09-11-17

Max Armstrong talks about the events of Sept. 11, 2001. (audio)

Have you forgotten? Hopefully, you haven’t forgotten the event that promulgated that song. I thought of that this morning as I boarded an airplane. Boarding an airplane is one of the many aspects of life that has changed since that event 16 years ago.

They are celebrating in Bismarck this morning. For the first time ever, Miss America comes from North Dakota. 23-year-old Cara Mund has been longtime supporter of Make a Wish program.

Tomorrow is opening day of Husker Harvest Days. Billed as largest totally irrigated farm show in U.S. Runs through Thursday.

Three men being held in Alexandria are 32, 21 and 20. The girl they kidnapped and held hostage was 15. She was held hostage for 29 days. She swam across 150 acre lake to get away from captors. The girl’s mother is beyond thankful for those who have been there for them throughout this whole thing.

 

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