MARENGO FIRE JOINED KELTNER HONOR GUARD TRIBUTE

The Marengo Fire Protection District joined with their Union-based and Harvard counterparts in lining the overpass of the I-90 Jane Addams Tollway, from Shattuck Road in Boone County to Route 47 in Huntley, in an honor tribute to slain McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner. Keltner was slain Mar. 7 in Rockford, while serving a warrant as part of a contingent with the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force.

Marengo Sports Page (Not The Biggest, Not The Best, But The Only Sports Page That Loves Marengo)

Marengo Edged Out 62-56 In Overtime Sectional Loss In a battle of two willful teams, the Carmel Corsairs managed to squeeze out a 62-56 win overtime win in the Feb. 18 semi-final of the Carmel IHSA 3A Sectional Tournament. Despite holding a 25-17 halftime lead, the Indians (24-7 Overall) faced a confused Corsair defense struggling to find a way to stop Marengo in the third quarter. Marissa Knobloch (17 points) sunk a “down the street” three-pointer that seemed to deflate...

DOBBERTIN NAMED GOLDEN APPLE FINALIST

Congratulations to Margaret Dobbertin, who was selected as one of thirty-two finalists (out of 550 nominations) for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching!

MEDICAL LENDING CLOSET

Durable medical goods such as wheel chairs, crutches, walkers or commodes can be expensive. The expense often arises as part of a health crisis or physical injury that brings many other unexpected costs as well. When Dinah Binder retired and moved to Marengo two years ago, she left a position with Cuba Township in Barrington. Cuba Township has a program for lending durable medical goods to township residents. Binder wondered if there was any place in Marengo where people...

FIRST NATIONAL CHALLENGE

The results of the 12th Annual First National Challenge were announced at Marengo Community High School on Saturday, January 11th, during the “Winter Challenge”, at which Marengo and Harvard Varsity Wrestling, Varsity Girls Basketball and Varsity Boys Basketball competed. The “First National Challenge” is an event that encourages community participation and school spirit while raising funds for the Marengo and Harvard Booster Club programs.

Marengo News Briefs

MISSING MARENGO MAN LOCATED A Northwestern University student, and Marengo resident, who had gone missing for nearly one week was located in Chicago, by the city’s Police Department. Gabriel Corona was last seen by his roommate at approximately 9:00 a.m. Jan. 29, as stated in a press release issued by the Evanston Police Department. He was found in good physical condition in Chicago Feb. 1, with his family being advised, and is currently receiving follow-up care. The...

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST!

Congratulations to Emma Riedl, who has advanced to finalist standing for the National Merit Scholarship.

Easy Vegetables To Start From Seed

Why start plants from seeds versus buying young plants from stores? It is less expensive to start from seeds particularly if you need quite a few plants and the variety available from seed usually exceeds the choices in the garden centers. There are vegetables that are easy to start in the garden from seed for beginners that wish to explore this option.

Are bucket brigades coming back to Marengo?

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Marengo Fire Dept. offered a presentation to explain why they need and are requesting you to vote “Yes” on an upcoming referendum.

Marengo News Briefs

ARNOLD ENGINEERING AND 300 WEST AGREE TO CITY AMENDMENT