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Top five News stories of 2013

It was almost a tie, but the closing of the Prairieview Nursing Home was deemed the biggest story in the Underwood News this past year in a survey of eight regular News readers.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed) read more »

Street, sewer price tag packs a wallop

The city commissioners got their first estimate of what installing streets and sewer might be for the proposed industrial park on the north edge of Underwood, prompting a sharp whistle from one of the commissioners when he saw the price tag Monday night.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed) read more »

Two injured near Underwood

Two people were injured Christmas Eve when the vehicle they were in went out of control and overturned on U.S. Highway 83 near mile marker 139, just south of Underwood.

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon) read more »

Looking back on 2013: A year in review

Dennis Kost hoped to raise optimism for those that would like to see the McLean County Courthouse remain standing.

Posted 12/30/13 (Mon) read more »

Gradin and Ash team up to service rural residents

Miles Gradin and Katie Ash recently partnered together at Century 21 Morrison Realty to service the Underwood and Washburn area.

Posted 12/21/13 (Sat) read more »

Underwood library to host local events

The Underwood Public Library is host to several local events in the upcoming weeks.

Posted 12/21/13 (Sat) read more »

More new sidewalks? Commission peruses new additions

The Underwood City Commission made quick work of Monday night’s regular meeting, which included giving the go-ahead to try to get another grant for more work on the former Safe Routes To School project, which is now called TAP, or Transportation Alternative Program.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »

Santa’s Helpers deliver another Merry Christmas

Santa’s Helpers were busy sorting, wrapping, tucking and packing Saturday morning at the Underwood City Hall – maybe not exactly "jolly old elves," but they were a pretty happy group.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »

Emergency route, mine pond city topics

Following a major dumping of snow last week, Underwood’s head of city maintenance Neal Repnow was working on what he deemed a priority for the city, establishing emergency routes that would get the most immediate snow removal.

Posted 12/11/13 (Wed) read more »

Fill Christmas list at the Coal Bin

It’s almost certain everyone has that hard-to-buy-for person on their Christmas list.

Posted 12/11/13 (Wed) read more »