This year’s Toys for Tots toys were collected by several volunteers. Three pickup trucks and two SUV loads of toys were delivered to Colleen Helfers farm in Marengo before they were sorted and delivered to the MORE Center. Left to right: Tom Anderson, Larry Dochterman, Marine Colleen Helfers, Gene Boxleitner, and Marine Pete Steiger.

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Pondering the Past, Tales Lost in Time: Wartime Challenges and Tensions

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The Bad News Butterfly

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Marengo Farmers Market is Worth the Trip

Marengo Farmers Market is Worth the Trip

I’ve visited farmers’ markets all over the Midwest, so I have a critical eye. I went to the Marengo Farmers Market on...

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