News

Jerry Trickett Retires from Riley School

This article could be subtitled “The Man Who Didn’t Cheat Himself,” for certainly, Jerry Trickett is a happy man who has lived to the full his life in public education. Trickett has spent his entire career as an educator in Marengo. In 1970 he began as a teacher of science, health and physical education in the Marengo Elementary School District. He moved to Marengo Community High School District 154 in 1972 as Assistant Principal. In 1983 he became Principal of the High School and in 1995 he moved into the Superintendent position.

Read more...

MCHS Start of School Information

The first day of school will be on Wednesday, August 19th. All freshmen are required to attend school on Tuesday, August 18th from 8:00 a.m. - 2:10 p.m. for freshman mentoring. Transportation will be provided. An 8:00 a.m. – 2:10 p.m. modified schedule will be in effect for August 19th – 28th.

Read more...

Marengo Fire & Rescue 0715

As the 2015 fire academy ends we are planning for next year’s class. With the education and training needed in fire service today it is important that you start early. High school students can get a firsthand look at the fire and EMS field by riding along with our crews. We have an apprentice program for certified EMTB’s to receive training and experience in our state certified fire training academy.

Read more...

Inside the Police Department 0715

Being a pet lover I sometimes find myself at odds with the animals I have chosen to care and provide for. Of course it’s always easier to push off those responsibilities to your children under the guise of their learning to be responsible, but at times one has to “take charge” of certain “pet situations.” The City of Marengo has also provided some benevolent guidelines to assist you in these situations as well.

Read more...

Letter from the Mayor 07 2015

Last month I attended a progress meeting with officials from the Tollway Authority and Illinois Department of Transportation about the construction of the bridge and the interchange at STH 23 and I-90.

Read more...

Your Supply Depot Joins Marengo Business Community

Your supply Depot

Your Supply Depot at 207 E. Grant Highway in downtown Marengo, may be new to the community, but has been in business for over twenty years. Tom Stewart opened his Army-Navy supply business in Des Plaines, IL in 1987 and moved it to Marengo in late 2014. “This smaller community is appealing,” Stewart remarks.

Read more...

Customer Appreciation Day at Marengo Guns

Marengo Guns

Marengo Guns, located at 20014 East Grant Highway in Marengo, was extremely busy on June 20, 2015. It was Customer Appreciation Day, and the store was packed all day.

Read more...

Marengo Sports Round-Up (Not the Biggest, Not the Best, But the Only Sports Page That Loves Marengo)

The Marengo girls softball team tore through its regular schedule and into post-season tourney play like a buzzsaw, while becoming the lone entry from Mc Henry County in the IHSA Class 3A State Finals at East Peoria. They were edged in a 2-1 heartbreaker June 13 by the Washington Panthers.

Read more...

Bertha Meyer Wins Monsanto Award

Bertha Meyer“If I told my whole story, it would be too much like bragging,” said 97-year old Bertha Meyer. “I just want people to understand that farmers are not greedy and are not trying to poison the world.”

Read more...

Blue Star Banner Presentation

Blue Star Banner

Notice of the Annual Blue Star Banner Presentation by Marengo Legion Post 192.Marengo American Legion Post 192 will host their annual Blue Star Banner presentation on August 18, 2015.

Read more...

News

MCHS Start of School Information

The first day of school will be on Wednesday, August 19th. All freshmen are required to attend school on Tuesday, August 18th...

Read more
City Council Identifies Public Works Authority Chain

City Council Identifies Public Works Authority Chain

The Marengo City Council approved its consent agenda including an acknowledgement that the Mayor’s office will hold the responsibility for action on...

Read more
Blue Star Banner Presentation

Blue Star Banner Presentation

Notice of the Annual Blue Star Banner Presentation by Marengo Legion Post 192.Marengo American Legion Post 192 will host their annual Blue...

Read more