Sunday
78°
Chance Thunderstorms
32%
Sunday Night
57°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Monday
75°
Chance Thunderstorms
45%
Monday Night
59°
Chance Thunderstorms
47%
Tuesday
78°
Chance Thunderstorms
27%
Tuesday Night
58°
Partly Cloudy
14%
Wednesday
79°
Partly Sunny
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Wednesday Night
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Partly Cloudy
10%
Thursday
80°
Partly Sunny
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Thursday Night
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Mostly Clear
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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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