Arbor Day Palooza planting

Jo-Carroll Energy President and CEO Mike Casper, front, and Mount Carroll Mayor Carl Bates help plant a White Oak tree Friday afternoon, Oct. 16, during the city’s Arbor Day Palooza at the Stone House Memorial Park. The official State of Illinois tree was donated by JCE. Also pictured are Stone House volunteer Len Anderson, right, and Ald. Doug Bergren.