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Indians Split At Sectionals Ending Whirlwind Season

The Marengo Indians (27-6 Overall) varsity basketball team had their goal curtailed in the IHSA Class 3A Sectional playoffs in Rochelle following a 69-58 finals loss to Rockford Lutheran. The game capped their 2014-15 run with a second consecutive 20-win season.

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Voice of the Candidates: Marengo Alderman Election

Voters accustomed to voting at the Fire Rescue building will vote at the Maren-go Township building.

The Marengo-Union Times gave candidates from each ward an opportunity to share their vision for Marengo.

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Marengo Council Tentatively Completes Budget Discussions

The Marengo City Council opened discussions on the water and sewer budget, as part of the overall picture for the fiscal year 2016, during its regular Mar. 23 session. Coupled with the separate budget for general revenue funds, council members will meet Apr. 13 to formally effectuate the plan.

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Marengo Sports Ascendency Tied To Academic Success

As Marengo plays host to the 2015 IHSA Class 3A regional basketball playoffs, its own varsity team just completed an extraordinary season amassing 24 wins, the most since 2000.

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Proposed State Funding Cuts Impacts Marengo Budget

The Marengo city council entered into lively discussions centered on cuts to municipal funding, proposed Feb. 18 by Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, and options to plug the gaps in its own budget as a result, during their regular meeting held Feb. 23. On the table at the state level is a 50% reduction in revenues generated from income tax that are returned to the local sources.

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Marengo Giant Beaver Discovery

It was no arrowhead or dinosaur fossil, and certainly not the old cement building foundation he was planning to dig up. Conservation District maintenance worker Erich Parpart found “something” in the Kishwaukee Corridor near Marengo in late December, and he knew it might be important.

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Girls On The Run® Begins Here

At first glance, it looks like a new track team is forming in Marengo. Girls on the Run ® is certainly a running program for girls, but it is much more than that. It was established in 1996 in Charlotte, NC, as a running and empowerment program with 13 girls in the first group. Since then, the program has grown exponentially. Last year there were 150,000 girls in 200+ cities across North America participating in Girls on the Run. ®

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State of the Community January 2015

The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce held the annual State of the Community Meeting on January 20.

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Council Denies Gas Station Gambling

Apparently enough people contacted their aldermen and expressed their objections to the creation of a G-1 liquor license, which would have allowed establishments that sold packaged liquor, to convert them to a pour license.

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Blankets for Florence

The entire MCHS girls' basketball program got together on Thursday, December 11 to make fleece lap blankets for the residents of Florence Nursing home, Marengo.

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Voice of the Candidates: Marengo Alderman Election

Voters accustomed to voting at the Fire Rescue building will vote at the Maren-go Township building. The Marengo-Union Times gave candidates from each...

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Marengo Council Tentatively Completes Budget Discussions

Marengo Council Tentatively Completes Budget Discussions

The Marengo City Council opened discussions on the water and sewer budget, as part of the overall picture for the fiscal year...

Read more
Indians Split At Sectionals Ending Whirlwind Season

Indians Split At Sectionals Ending Whirlwind Season

The Marengo Indians (27-6 Overall) varsity basketball team had their goal curtailed in the IHSA Class 3A Sectional playoffs in Rochelle following...

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