Monday Night
50°
Partly Cloudy
39%
Tuesday
74°
Partly Sunny
7%
Tuesday Night
53°
Mostly Clear
6%
Wednesday
80°
Partly Sunny
10%
Wednesday Night
67°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
28%
Thursday
83°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Thursday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
50%
Friday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Friday Night
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Saturday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Saturday Night
64°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
3 Day
Extended
Friday, September 25th, 2009
Photo by William Kincaid/The Daily Standard

Mike Schumm plants a new tree on his property at 109 West Bridge St., Rockford. His land once sprouted hundreds of trees planted by Johnny Appleseed. Parkway students, community members and many others celebrated the 235th birthday of Appleseed on Thursday.

Related online story:
ROCKFORD - The 235th birthday of America's earliest forester and environmentalist - the wandering Johnny Appleseed - was celebrated in Rockford on Thursday afternoon with a special tree planting. [More]
Additional pictures on this date