217 Today: How a National Music Museum made its home in the Midwest
Monday, January 22, 2024
- A federal judge has ruled in favor of Illini basketball star Terrence Shannon, Jr, who has been accused of rape in Kansas.
- The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld a 2019 law that consolidated more than 600 suburban and downstate police and fire pension funds.
- The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team won at home yesterday against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about why the National Music Museum — home to everything from the world’s oldest cello to Elvis’ guitars — is in Vermillion, South Dakota.
Reporting today contributed by Emily Hays, Alex Degman, Colin Hislope and Elizabeth Rembert.