On July 23, 2011, the Lunch Bunch group of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Union gathered for lunch and conversation at Cliffbreakers in Rockford.

Part 3 is a continuation from the July issue on the history of public education

With branches littering the streets and tree limbs lying in yards and on roofs, the Marengo-Union area was frantic with power outages and road blocks that started on Monday, July 11, 2011.

On June 11, 2011 the Marengo Indians Varsity Girl’s Softball team made MCHS history by winning the IHSA Class 3A State Championship at Eastside Centre in East Peoria.

The Marengo City Council discussed plans for moving forward with the wastewater treatment plant expansion project at the meeting on June 27, 2011.

Due to the lack of state funding, Child Assessment & Family Care in Marengo may be closing.

As a way to coincide with this year’s Quilt Fest, Marengo Greenhouse & Florist, Inc. planted its first quilt garden.

McHenry County’s agricultural industry is visible in every corner of the county-- even in the southeastern portion that is considered suburban.

Friends, family, and area residents are mourning the loss of well-known community members John (Jack) and Audrey Feldkamp, who were murdered in their homes on June 7, 2011.

When Shawnah Donley was asked to double in scenes with Matt Damon and Kate Winslet, she didn’t think twice.

News

Union Fire Department

Union Fire Department

Last month I spoke about area volunteers and had many people say thanks for that article. In that article I alluded to...

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Travelling trophy benefits high school’s auto program

Travelling trophy benefits high school’s auto program

An impressive trophy is currently visiting various businesses around town. These establishments are sponsors for the Settlers’ Days Car Show coming up...

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Marengo Sports Page (Not The Biggest, Not The Best, But The Only Sports Page That Loves Marengo)

Marengo Sports Page (Not The Biggest, Not The Best, But…

Indians Drop Home Opener 48-6 Against Sterling The Marengo Indians were unable to mount a sustained offense and the defense was unable to...

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