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Rain not enough for hanging petunia baskets in Dixon

Published: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Evan Knack, an employee with the Dixon Public Properties Department, waters a hanging basket of petunias Monday afternoon on the Peoria Avenue bridge. While a rash of storms has graciously taken care of the petunias planted on ground level, the hanging baskets need regular watering.

Evan Knack, an employee with the Dixon Public Properties Department, waters a hanging basket of petunias Monday afternoon on the Peoria Avenue bridge. While a rash of storms has graciously taken care of the petunias planted on ground level, the hanging baskets need regular watering.

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