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Running Runs In This Family

Abigail Jones of Marengo took eighth place out of 208 girls in the State Finals of the IHSA 1A Cross Country Race in Peoria, IL, on November 8, 2015. She ran as part of the team from Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock. The team placed fourteenth. It was a proud day for the school because it was the first time in fifteen years that the Cross Country team did well enough to go to the state finals.

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MCHS Senior Among the “Best of the Best”

Kitty Allen, a senior at Marengo Community High School took fourth place out of 216 girls in the State Finals of the IHSA 2A Cross Country Race in Peoria, IL, on November 8, 2015. She holds the record at MCHS for the fastest running time, and this fourth place position at State Finals is the highest level a runner from MCHS has achieved in state competition.

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State-Ranked Wrestlers Lead Indians in 2014-2015

Coach Tim Keefer returns two top-10-ranked wrestlers to lead the Marengo Indians in this year’s season. Keefer stated “Justin Dauphin and Kyle Gara will lead the Indians in the toughest schedule I’ve ever put together in my thirteen year coaching career here at Marengo High School.” Keefer also said “we have a solid team with a lot of varsity experience and we have four returning All-Conference wrestlers.”

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Gift Giving Ideas For Your Favorite Gardener

Are you feeling that it gets more challenging each year to find gifts for the holidays or other occasions? If you have gardeners on your holiday shopping list, there are welcome choices in all price ranges and for each budget. We suggest that you begin by visiting local garden shops and botanic gardens to preview the abundance of offerings. Ask for suggestions based on the interests of your gardener.

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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips - 2014

When shopping in public places consider these basic shopping safety tips: • Shop during daylight hours or park in well lit, high traffic areas. • Leave personal valuables at home.

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M.O.R.E. News - December 2014

The delight on the little children’s faces when they receive a new or gently used coat is what keeps us doing what we do. The early November cold snap pressured us into getting piles of coats earlier than usual, but don’t worry. Along came a family with a “donation” of about 80 new coats for children.

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Free Holiday Open House

The McHenry County Historical Society & Museum celebrates two landmark anniversaries related to Rudoph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at its annual, free Christmas Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6422 Main St., Union.

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Pondering the Past, Tales Lost in Time - December 2014

Each person celebrates the spirit of Christmas in his own way. To some the religious perspective of Christmas is the most important; another person may value sharing time with family and friends; while yet another person enjoys exchanging gifts. But, there are also people who don’t enjoy the Holidays Season

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Christmas…

Many of us older folks remember growing up during the depression years of the late ‘20’s and through the ‘30’s, celebrating Christmas before shopping malls, television ads and electronic advertising gimmicks which, in my opinion, is one massive effort designed to encourage us to spend, often beyond our financial means

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Shop Local This Holiday Season

Rocco Gailloreto’s experience with the sandwich business spans 26 years. Nine years ago he opened Flatlander Market. This year he became a television star. He will narrate an American Express ShopSmall ad during AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” Flatlander Market and other locally owned businesses, such as Fern & Hearth and Fire & Ice, are featured in the ad. Some people have already seen the ad on MSNBC.

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Running Runs In This Family

Running Runs In This Family

Abigail Jones of Marengo took eighth place out of 208 girls in the State Finals of the IHSA 1A Cross Country Race...

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MCHS Senior Among the “Best of the Best”

MCHS Senior Among the “Best of the Best”

Kitty Allen, a senior at Marengo Community High School took fourth place out of 216 girls in the State Finals of the...

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State-Ranked Wrestlers Lead Indians in 2014-2015

State-Ranked Wrestlers Lead Indians in 2014-2015

Coach Tim Keefer returns two top-10-ranked wrestlers to lead the Marengo Indians in this year’s season. Keefer stated “Justin Dauphin and Kyle...

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