As a consolation prize, though, the airline has created a badger mascot. But to properly commemorate Midwest, it should use a whole different animal.
The mosquito, perhaps. When I think of my childhood in the Midwest, that's an omnipresent image.
Or the alewives, the fish that regularly washed up on the beaches of Lake Michigan.
But the most appropriate choice might be a Wisconsin dairy cow. Name her Millie, after Milwaukee, the home base of Midwest.
Frontier could honor her namesake by offering up a nice glass of milk with all those fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies it will also be serving up to remember Midwest