News office closedThe Underwood News/Leader-News office in Washburn will be closed Friday, Nov. 21, for maintenance.
Holiday FairTurtle Lake Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Holiday Fair from 2 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, at the Legion Hall, featuring a large variety of crafts and foods.
Dance to Queen City BandDance to the music of Queen City Band from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, at the Hazen Senior Center. The public is welcome to enjoy the music and dance. Sponsored by the Hazen Senior Citizens.
Cottingham showerA bridal shower honoring Jessica Cottingham, bride to be of Tyler Hardy, is set for 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, at Augustana Lutheran Church. All are welcome.
Nutritionist availableThe WIC Nutritionist will be available Monday, Nov. 24, at the public health office in Washburn. Call 462-3330 to schedule an appointment.
Early deadlineBecause of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, all news, correspondence, classifieds, advertising and area announcements must be in the Underwood News office by 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, for the Nov. 27 issue.
School screeningA mass community screening for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds is set for 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Underwood Elementary School. Vision, hearing, developmental and speech screenings may be obtained. Interested parents should call the school at 442-3274 to make an appointment.
Volleyball awards banquet
Book drive underwayAlexis Longtin, a 2009 graduate of UHS, is student teaching in South Africa and requests donations of gently used books for pre-K through 7th grade students there. Amazon gift cards would also be appreciated, which would eliminate shipping fees. Donations accepted at the elementary school, in care of Mary Longtin or Mary Hefta. Deadline is Dec. 1.