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County fair focuses on tradition this year

The 59th annual McLean County Fair will get underway this Friday with the county’s 4-H and FFA members vying for top honors in their respective shows, and the rest of the folks from around the county coming to take in a wide variety of entertainment over the weekend.

Posted 6/17/15 (Wed) read more »

Board to hold July info meeting about school addition

The Underwood School Board could actually just go ahead and tell the school’s patrons that they’re going to be adding on to the building, but they would rather get the public’s blessing rather than just dive in.

Posted 6/17/15 (Wed) read more »

Anxiously awaiting the MidSummer Classic

Underwood’s Dawn Helmer will be the Parade Marshall at this year’s MidSummer Classic, after being named the winner of the group’s annual $500 scholarship.

Posted 6/10/15 (Wed) read more »

A changing of the guard at the clinic

There are some new faces at the Underwood Clinic these days, as three familiar faces who have a combined 24 or so years working at the clinic recently retired, or are in the process of retiring.

Posted 6/10/15 (Wed) read more »

Floodwater project work underway

The work on the floodwater project began on the south edge of town near the lagoon, but things should be ramping up pretty quickly with more equipment being brought in to start tackling the project.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue) read more »

Underwood Commencement ceremony

Emotions ran high this past Sunday as 13 ecstatic graduates took the stage to be recognized for their long academic journey at Underwood High School.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue) read more »

EDC looking for solidarity

The Underwood Area Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting last Wednesday, with just a smattering of non-corporation members attending the meeting.

Posted 5/28/15 (Thu) read more »

Binkley retiring after ‘getting after them’

Fifteen years just seemed like a good number.

Posted 5/28/15 (Thu) read more »

Floodwater project starting; clean-up issues still a concern

Work was set to start on the city’s floodwater project yesterday (Tuesday), with the contractor scheduled to start work on the south end of Underwood.

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »

Civic Club looking to give back

The Underwood Civic Club is trying to reinvent itself and bring some renewed excitement to the group whose goal is to...

Posted 5/20/15 (Wed) read more »