On one of Marengo’s many rural roads rests an old, large farmhouse. Many years ago, the then current owner decided to build an addition to the house and found something that would forever haunt that home and the families who lived there.

The Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) has recently informed the Marengo Society for Historic Preservation (MSHP) that it has been awarded two separate awards.

Every once in a while we have a reason to be happy and thankful.

This is the 15th year that the Marengo Woman’s Club is making “Joy Bags” for children of McHenry County, ages three to 12, who are forced to seek shelter at Turning Point or Home of the Sparrow.

Only two short weeks after Settlers’ Days, kids are painting their faces, dressing up in costumes, and begging their parents for a longer bedtime. And who can forget scary movie debuts and pillow cases full of sugar to last into the next year?

Have you visited your local library lately? We’re proud to offer traditional services, such as books to check out, story times, and a local history collection, but ... there’s so much more!

At one time, I was Executive Director of the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce. I served the community from 1972 to l985. I continued working with the chamber on special committees, returned to the office in 2001 and worked as assistant director for five years.

Osteoarthritis is the most frequent encountered form of arthritis. It afflicts about 16 million Americans. It often affects the feet, knees, and hips, and is seen in all parts of the spine.

Thank you to the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce for giving us the opportunity to host a mixer on August 23, 2011. Additional “thank you’s” go out to all the individuals who attended, and Flatlander Market who provided a fabulous selection of appetizers.

To fundraise for Marengo’s public schools, Marengo Area Schools Education Foundation (MASEF) is holding its 18th Annual Dinner Auction at 6 p.m.



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