Families gathered at the Marengo Park District on April 19th for a visit with the Easter Bunny and to hunt for eggs.  -Photos by Michele Hellyer

Zion Night at the Museum 

2013 Marengo Community High School Prom

On Monday, February 24, Fruits & Veggies to the Rescue! program was brought to St. John’s Little Blessings Learning Center in Union.

A Poplar Grove team walked away with a trophy after winning the Marengo Park District’s 3-on-3 Hockey Tournament over the weekend of February 22 - 23. The number of participants grew this year, and included players from Marengo, Rockford, Poplar Grove, Elgin and Highland Park.

Pumpkin Decorating at Florence Nursing Home- Settlers' Days 2013

Settlers’ Days 2013

Marengo/Harvard castle challenge 2013

Fall Festival at the Park District

Transformers the Movie

Homecoming 2013

Family Day at the Park Music Festival

A newly erected Purple Heart memorial rests on the south side of Calvin Spencer Park. The Monument stands in honor of the sacrifices made by America's servicemen and servicewomen who were killed or wounded in combat. Jacob Olbrich undertook the project in November 2012 to earn his Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement rank in scouting. With support from the community, and the help of fellow Scouts, Olbrich’s efforts have culminated in a new Marengo landmark.

The McHenry County Historical Society in Union celebrated 50 years during the 2013 “Hip for History” Heritage Fair on July 14.

The new Marengo Guns is now open at 20014 E. Grant Hwy, Marengo. The 10,000 square foot retail showroom has new and antique guns; hunting, fishing, archery and camping gear; as well as Carhartt clothing, jeans, and Marengo spirit wear.

The Growing Scene: Arts and Crafts Show

Fishing Derby at Siems Park June 8, 2013

Marengo Main Street's First Annual ACC Festival

Memorial Day Ceremony 2013 held at the Marengo City Cemetery.

The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce organized the first ever WILD WIG WEEK (WWW) to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

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