Hank DeBoer, former Chairman of the Marengo Economic Development Commission, was honored for his years of hard work by the Marengo City Council on August 8, 2011.

On September 10, 2011, prior to the Marengo vs. Byron varsity football game, Marengo, Union, and Byron Fire, Rescue and Police Officers were honored in a ceremony to thank them for their service and to remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Bill and Joan Roth presented Marengo Elementary School District #165 School Board President, Dr. Tom Dujmovich with two memorial plaques honoring their daughter, Juli Roth, who recently passed away.

    Hi, my name is Jordan Creasy. I’m 21 years-old, and have lived in Marengo my whole life.

There has been a noticeable increase in local road work these past few months around Marengo. Jayson Shull, the new Director of Public Works for the City of Marengo, said this trend is not going to subside.

On September 14, 2011, Sheriff Keith Nygren announced the arrest of two Rockford area men for residential burglary and theft.

Marengo experienced two (2) vehicle burglaries between September 10th - 12th, 2011.

Members of the Christian Arts Student Theatre (CAST) will be performing “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on September 24th & 25th.

In the course of 15 years of decorating shirts, HyperStitch in Marengo has produced enough shirts to have one and a half shirts for each person living in McHenry County, said Pat Lawlor, owner of HyperStitch.

Five combines, five drivers, and one demolition derby. At the McHenry County Fair this year, residents from Union, Huntley, and Iowa, nicknamed “The Home Town Boys,” competed in the Combine Demolition Derby.


Momentum Women’s Center

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Pondering the Past, Tales Lost in Time: Cold War Ground Observers Corps

Pondering the Past, Tales Lost in Time: Cold War Ground…

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Marengo Fire Is Bookend For County Barn History

Marengo Fire Is Bookend For County Barn History

An emergency 911 call was made at 10:51 a.m. Nov. 14, from the owner of a barn located at 25208 River Road...

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