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Landenberger uses crosswords to connect

Abby Landenberger doesn’t plan on becoming a teacher, but she just returned from a three-week stint teaching science and English in Kenya, and she would do it again in a heartbeat.

Posted 6/15/16 (Wed) read more »

Unofficially – win for Weisenburger

Underwood’s new City Commission President will be Leon Weisenburger – if he accepts the position.

Posted 6/15/16 (Wed) read more »

A hole-lot going on

The deconstruction phase of the Underwood High School is pretty obvious as one walks near the school – the lawn is torn up and there is a gaping hole in the front of the building.

Posted 6/08/16 (Wed) read more »

City holding payment until project done right

Moore Engineering’s Jesse Berg took center stage for much of Monday’s regular city commission meeting in Underwood, giving the commissioners an update on last year’s storm water drainage project – and the commissioners followed up by giving him an earful.

Posted 6/08/16 (Wed) read more »

School contruction bonds sell well

Work is beginning this week on the $2 million addition to the Underwood School following last week’s groundbreaking.

Posted 6/02/16 (Thu) read more »

Lawson: Each student has gifts

Common core or no common core, Underwood Title 1 teacher Patti Lawson has spent the last 16 years of her life ensuring Underwood’s students are able to master their "readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmatic’ as well as they possibly can before they move on to high school.

Posted 6/02/16 (Thu) read more »

Crime doesn’t wait

Dealing with the increase in drug activity in the county has mushroomed the number of compensation hours for McLean County Sheriff’s Department deputies.

Posted 5/26/16 (Thu) read more »

Ground-breaking moment at UHS

It took quite a few years to get there, but Wednesday afternoon, members of the Underwood School board...

Posted 5/26/16 (Thu) read more »

City votes to ‘pay now’ rather than later

There was a lot of discussion about whether Underwood should go ahead with its proposed street improvement project after the total price of the project came in about $3.27 million (which includes engineering costs).

Posted 5/18/16 (Wed) read more »

Sodas gets facelift

Sodas and Things in downtown Underwood has a new look.

Posted 5/18/16 (Wed) read more »