MORNING-MidwestDigest-06-22-17

Max Armstrong talks about Trump coming to Iowa. (audio)

It was the third time in two weeks that the president visited our part of the country - Wisconsin, Ohio and Iowa - as he spoke, crowd estimated at 6,000 listened. Also visited Kirkwood Community College. Branstad was beside him. Trump told Branstad to have a good time in China. Trump talked about need for improved broadband in rural America. Cedar Rapids Gazette reports that more than a third of rural Iowa residents lacked broadband.

Ag ministers of Canada, Mexico and U.S. agreed that NAFTA has served all three nations well. Relatively few differences on ag trade between the NAFTA nations.

We reported on closing of very last Lum's restaurants in Illinois last week, out of 400 that once served customers. 

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