Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Pack 355 collected more than 12.800 (9200lbs) items of food and hygiene products and raised $1000 in monetary donation for M.O.R.E. Food Pantry.

Easter Egg Hunt at Indian Oaks Park in Marengo.

MCMS Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser.

Photos by Denise Heinberg, Seize Life Photography

Sixth graders at Zion Lutheran School gave fellow students a live history lesson.

The Union Fire Department's 17th Annual Sweetheart Dance at Chevelle's.

2012 Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce Business and Consumer Expo at MCHS

Clearing a Path: Local Snow Removal

Union Fire Department Propane Burn. Photos by Jordan Creasy

Riley School participated in the Rockford Jingle Bell 5K Marathon on November 19, 2011

On Saturday December 3, Children were able to visit with Santa Claus and enjoy breakfast and activities at Prairie Community Bank in Union, Castle Bank and the Marengo Park District. 

 

 

Golden Diners Holiday Party held at the Marengo Park District.  Photos by Jenny Blais

Tree Lighting on State Street. 

 

 

 

Local churches united together for the First Annual Community Hymn Sing on November 6, 2011 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Union.

Riley School Annual Turkey Shoot

 

 

The Illinois Railway Museum in Union held its annual “Terror on the Railroad” during October 2011

Marengo Youth Wrestling Club

The MCHS Varsity Softball State Champs were given rings commemorating their achievement at the varsity football game on October 21, 2011 during halftime.

Photos of activities that took place at this years Settlers' Days:  5k run/walk, kids one mile "fun run," petting zoo, pet parade, sidewalk painting, pumpkin decorating at Florence Nursing Home, library bake sale, craft fair, and Saturday Night on State.

Photos from the Settlers' Days Parade in Marengo on October 9.

The Settlers' Days Prince and Princess Contest was held at MCHS on Thursday October 6. The Prince and Princess were crowed by Larissa Pfeiffer, 2011 Settlers' Days Queen.

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