Hand-quilted bed coverings have been around since the middle ages, but what we now think of as "quilting" didn’t hit America until the middle of the 19th century.

The Marengo-Union Elementary School District 165 Promotion Ceremony was held on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. in the Marengo Middle School gymnasium.

A photo and list of students from the Marengo Community Middle School 8th Grade Graduating Class 2010-2011.

Donley's Wild West Town in Union is hosting its 36th annual international Antique Phonograph and Music Box Show from June 10-12, 2011. Donley's Wild West Town in Union is hosting its 36th annual international Antique Phonograph and Music Box Show from June 10-12, 2011.

John "Jack" and Audrey Feldkamp, residents of Somerset Drive in Marengo, were murdered at their home on the evening of June 7.

After making renovations last year, members of St. John's United Church of Christ in Union said they saw an increased interest in the church.

The plans of a possible hotel and other economic developments are still in the works, Marengo city officials said.

Marengo will hold its 5th Annual Putt- Putt Challenge from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, in the downtown area. With the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament being held on the same day, organizers of the Putt-Putt Challenge said they anticipate it to be the largest turnout yet.

The Gus Macker Basketball Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Marengo Community High School.

Festival season is quickly descending upon us, and it seems as though every city and town hosts some type of event. Marengo is no exception. This year, we will be hosting the nationally-recognized 3-on-3 basketball tournament know as, “Gus Macker.”

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