Marengo Parade Bands, Pols…Ending with a Big Bang – Part 1

The weather for the Settlers Days Parade was perfect. The temperature was in the 70’s. There wasn’t much wind. I plunked my lawn chair down at the corner across from Brandt’s Pharmacy. It was also, for the first time, really … Continue reading

67-Year Old Man Attacked New Year’s Day Evening in Marengo

A message from Marengo’s Cristin Ottolino for her Citizens Alert Social Media Network: To All Concerned McHenry County Citizens, This morning I received a request from a member of our Citizen’s Alert network for information regarding the battery of an … Continue reading

Marengo Robbers Apprehended in Wonder Lake by Sheriff’s Deputies

A press release from the Marengo Police Department: On Friday, August 17th at approximately 4:11a.m., the Marengo Police were investigating a disturbance in the 800 block of Dietz Street. The original call for service came in as a possible home … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information on Marengo Burglaries

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office has an important message for the community! CRIMESTOPPERS BULLETIN June 1, 2012 Sheriff Keith Nygren is asking residents to be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles … Continue reading

Five Year Child Porn Sentence of Marengo Man

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: CHILD PORNOGRAPHER MICHAEL HARTMAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that thirty-four year old Michael Hartman of Marengo, … Continue reading