Sunday
73°
Partly Sunny
3%
Sunday Night
54°
Partly Cloudy
2%
Monday
71°
Chance Rain Showers
26%
Monday Night
52°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
Tuesday
74°
Partly Sunny
9%
Tuesday Night
55°
Mostly Clear
10%
Wednesday
80°
Partly Sunny
6%
Wednesday Night
66°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Thursday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Thursday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
26%
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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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