Tuesday
85°
Thunderstorms Likely
64%
Tuesday Night
69°
Thunderstorms Likely
56%
Wednesday
80°
Thunderstorms Likely
61%
Wednesday Night
63°
Chance Thunderstorms
42%
Thursday
80°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
17%
Thursday Night
63°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Friday
80°
Chance Thunderstorms
59%
Friday Night
68°
Thunderstorms Likely
62%
Saturday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
Saturday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
33%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, October 9th, 2006
Photo by Margie Wuebker/The Daily Standard

Kris Black of Rockford watches intently as judge John Gardner samples her chili during a Saturday afternoon contest at the Mercer County Fairgrounds. Black used her husband's recipe but added novel ingredients like cocoa and Coca-Cola. Her efforts earned third-place honors in the mild class.

Additional pictures on this date