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     November 13, 2019      #16-317 KDJ

Halted harvest: Corn still in the fields as first

By Tiffany Blanchette

A snow drift meets an unharvested corn field in rural Bourbonnais on Monday as the cold, windy weather brought frigid temperatures and icy roads. The field belongs to Bourbonnais resident Larry Blanchette and is still farmed by family, his son Brian said.

“We’re worried about the stalks falling down,” Brian said. “And hoping it doesn’t get too much colder.”

For the week ending Nov. 3, there were 2.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Heartland ...

Kankakee resident Kevin “Mitch” Mitchell posted photos of himself and Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine. The post went viral. Courtesy of Facebook
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Tiffany Blanchette