Sunday Night
60°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Monday
77°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Monday Night
65°
Mostly Cloudy
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Tuesday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
38%
Tuesday Night
66°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Wednesday
84°
Chance Thunderstorms
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66°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
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Slight Chance Thunderstorms
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Slight Chance Thunderstorms
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Partly Sunny
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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
Spring planting
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

A farmer kicks up some dust while planting corn in a field southwest of Rockford Monday evening. With the weather finally warming up and rain lessening, local producers took to their fields over the weekend and Monday, trying to beat returning rains.

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