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County Fair begins this week

A mixture of past favorites and some new surprises promises to please fairgoers at this year’s McLean County Fair being held June 11-13.

Posted 6/10/09 (Wed) read more »

Eslingers face cancer survival rollercoaster

Cancer doesn’t just happen to the patient. It happens to the whole family.

Posted 6/10/09 (Wed) read more »

Police contracts see some changes across county

The cost of keeping the residents safe and protected has increased for McLean County, but Sheriff Don Charging and State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson have kept a close eye on the dynamics of how the tax dollars are spent.

Posted 6/03/09 (Wed) read more »

Locals run half marathon for hope and health

On a cool day, with a slight wind, amidst a cheering crowd of strangers, friends, and family, five Underwood runners completed the 13.1 mile Fargo Half Marathon held Saturday, May 9.

Posted 6/03/09 (Wed) read more »

Swanson retires after 30 years of teaching

At the end of the 2009-2010 school year, commencement exercises took on a new meaning for retiring teacher, Val Rae Swanson, Underwood Elementary’s second grade teacher for the last 30 years.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

GRE power goes out so water lines can go in

For the second time in the history of the Great River Energy plant in central McLean County, the lights have gone out at both units at the plant.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Relay For Life spreads hope

Cancer-one simple word that strikes fear into the strongest of hearts.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

Come to the McLean County Fair

It is crunch-time for McLean County Fair preparations.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

‘911. What’s your emergency?’

Every year Emergency Services field 911 calls that don’t fit the emergency standards put in place to assist people in true emergency situations.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »

Falkirk to construct home on the prairie for ‘monster’ trucks

A ship pulls into home port at the end of a cruise.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »