The Tale of Two Buildings

Several years ago, I received a mailing from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. As I leafed through the pages, I was actually stunned to see an exact duplicate of one of Marengo’s most beautiful and historic buildings

Prairie Community Bank Consumer Tip: 2011 Financial Literacy

Here are some tips to help kids learn to manage money.

Days Gone By: The House House

On the corner of Taylor Street and East Grant Highway, where the restaurant La Hacienda is currently located, there once stood a local landmark called, "The House House."

American Quilting: The 19th Century

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.

District #165 Promotion Ceremony

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.

Marengo Community Middle School 8th Grade Graduating Class 2010-2011

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

Donley's Hosts Phonograph & Music Box Show

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.

Jack and Audrey Feldkamp Murdered in Marengo, Son in Fair Condition

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

St. John’s UCC Union Community Growing After Renovations

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.

Officials Discuss Hotel and Other Developments

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