Surging virus cases get a shrug in many Midwestern towns

  • Danny Rice, 67, discusses the coronavirus in his auto repair shop in downtown Elmwood, Nebraska, on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Rice has continued his life as normal during the pandemic, even though he recognizes that the virus is potentially dangerous for high-risk people, including him. (AP Photo/Grant Schulte)

ELMWOOD, Neb. — Danny Rice has a good sense of how dangerous the coronavirus can be.