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Midwest Digest, May 4, 2021Midwest Digest, May 4, 2021

Max Armstrong talks about an Illinois tornado, a big jump in planting progress, drone-delivered groceries, fires in Gary, Ind., and more.

May 4, 2021

There was a tornado in central Illinois yesterday.

In one week's time, Iowa farmers planted half of their corn crop, and a third of the soybeans. Overall corn and bean planting is ahead of average pace right now.

Kroger is entering the drone delivery market.

The mayor of Gary, Ind., will discuss a rash of fires being set in the town overnight during a news conference.

Ducklings stuck in a storm sewer were rescued by a passerby and a firefighter.

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