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More Than Just Corn In McHenry County Fields

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Sep 28, 2009 7:20PM

The McHenry County sheriff's office made quite a find recently, bringing a new definition to the term "bumper crop." Sheriffs found over 500 marijuana plants growing amongst corn in several locations in fields near Richmond. The plants were "ready to harvest" and could have brought in almost $600,000 if they made it to the streets. Authorities are still trying to figure out who planted them. [Tribune]