With help from several volunteers, the Marengo Park District pool concession stand was open seven days a week this summer.

Porch quilts are now on display in storefronts throughout downtown Marengo. The quilts are 4’ x 4’ pieces of plywood painted with a quilt design.

Leviathan 63, an American Steam Locomotive, will be coming to the Illinois Railway Museum (IRM) to operate on select days in September.

Illinois State Representative, Jack D. Franks (D-Woodstock) awards Illinois General Assembly Scholarships to graduating seniors in the 63rd Legislative District each year. This year, Bobby McQueeny Jr., a Marengo resident, received the Franks' General Assembly Scholarship.

Community members and local business owners met to discuss the possibilities of development for the future of Marengo on August 8, 2011 at Flatlander Market in Marengo.

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Alberta Richardson has over 20,000 sunflowers growing in a quarter-acre field on her Marengo property.

It is estimated that Settlers’ Days attracts more than 5,000 people that travel from a 120-mile radius, annually, said Brad Schumann.

Fire Prevention Week is from October 9-15, 2011, and this year’s motto is “Protect your Family from Fire.” Again this year, we will be getting out and visiting the schools to talk to the kids about fire safety. Unfortunately, this is only a small portion of the community we would like to reach.

Marengo and Union sports teams co-sponsored a first annual picnic to fundraise for the Marengo-Union Sports Complex, on July 30, 2011 at Café 20 Too in Marengo.

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Marengo Area News Briefs

Marengo Area News Briefs

MARENGO MAN KILLS WOMAN IN VEHICLE CRASH Brett Herold, 26, of Marengo, was charged with failure to reduce speed (Misdemeanor) and fleeing the...

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Voter Forum for Local Candidates Monday Oct 22

  The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce is holding a Voter Forum on Monday, October 22 at Marengo Community High School Auditorium from 6:30-...

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MCHS CLASS OF 1953 CELEBRATES 65 YEARS

MCHS CLASS OF 1953 CELEBRATES 65 YEARS

   As I walked into the Glob-Bowl Party room on Saturday, September 22, a little girl was standing near the door, her eyes...

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