News from the Friends of Marengo Union Library District

If you don’t know us yet, let me introduce ourselves: we are Friends of the Marengo Union Library District. Our goal is to focus attention on the wonderful programs and resources our library has to offer for adults, young adults, and children.

M.O.R.E. News August 2011

I am often asked what the requirements are for using the food pantry.

Tips to Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Motor vehicle crashes remain the # 1 cause of death for adolescents. Teen drivers (ages 16 to 19) are involved in fatal crashes at four times the rate of adult drivers (ages 25 to 69).

Diane Parrish Receives Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Marengo Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Diane Parrish, PT, DPT, received her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

News from Marengo Main Street, Inc.

Marengo, it’s time to reflect and look forward to the months ahead.

Marengo Park District Foundation August 2011

The Marengo Park District Foundation is a non-profit organization which has been established to assist the park district.

St. John’s UCC’s Monthly “Lunch “Lunch

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.

The Inception of Public Schools (Part 3)

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

Storm Leaves Residents, Businesses Without Power

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.

MCHS Softball Team Wins State Championship

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.