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Students have fun learning about farm safety

Jeremy Haugen, parts manager at the Washburn RDO Equipment, started up a John Deere tractor in the building’s service bay and a dozen excited first graders watched as he engaged the power take-off (PTO).

Posted 2/02/11 (Wed) read more »

Author with local ties publishes first book

Kjelden Cundiff, 42, an author living in Springhill, Fla., calls his first published book, "The Cold November Son," a labor of love.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Pieces of history planned for courthouse

A good indication of a project planning period coming to an end is when talks surround the finer details of decorative woodwork and bathrooms.

Posted 1/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Coping with crisis

When a crisis like suicide hits a community, it’s not something that can be resolved in short order.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

E-reading could mean change in traffic for local libraries

These days fewer and fewer readers are choosing to buy that crisp new book when they can download a book on a sleek and smaller electronic reading device.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

Garbage, sewer rates on the rise

While water funds seem to be doing well in Underwood, sewer and garbage rates will rise. City auditor Diane Schell recommended not changing the water rate as the water fund is $16,000 in the plus.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Fransen continues positive push

The Positive Person of 2010 recognition was started as a way to honor those who have gone above and beyond just doing their job.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Give T-shirts new life

The life cycle of the T-shirt often goes from that favorite-fitting cotton tee to a floor scrubbing rag in a matter of a few years.

Posted 1/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Teachers: average benefits up 9 percent in two years

Pay hikes for teachers grew in the single digits over the past years.

Posted 1/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Elk Ridge Apartments under new ownership

If all goes as planned, Elk Ridge Apartments in Underwood will be sold to a new owner today.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »