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Q and A part of city meeting

McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson and McLean County Sheriff Don Charging took the opportunity to address the community of Underwood at last Tuesday’s city commission meeting, hoping to say their piece, and keep the peace.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Entrepreneurs tackling business challenges

The Vonderheide Gymnasium in Underwood smelled a lot like a bakery last Monday as students from Underwood, Washburn and White Shield presented their business plans and samples of their wares (and menu items) at the annual Entrepreneur Expo.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Rusted Rail Bar and Grill opening Monday

The tables and chairs are in, the flat screens are in place, the anxiously-awaited bar made from reclaimed barn wood is in, the staff is ready to roll – all the place needs now is some customers, and those will be coming soon.

Posted 3/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Restraining order against Auck denied

Judge John W. Grinsteiner ruled Tuesday that there is insufficient evidence to uphold a temporary restraining order filed against an Underwood School aide, Lisa Auck, by Deborah Henderson, who has three children attending school in Underwood.

Posted 3/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Robinson retiring; Weisgarber moving to elementary

Underwood’s elementary students will be welcomed back to school by a new, albeit familiar, face in the principal’s office this fall, as this past Thursday long-time elementary principal Barb Robinson expressed her intent to retire at the end of this school year in a letter to the school board.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

Water main breaks keeping workers busy

This cold winter has not been kind.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

‘Rumors and innuendo’ stirring pot of nothing

There is no special city meeting scheduled to discuss the "white supremacists" that have moved to Underwood.

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Welcome to the jungle

It’s a jungle in there!

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Ambulance squad-‘Help is needed'

Imagine your child is playing on the monkey bars, hanging upside down like he always does, and he slips, falling to the ground in a heap.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Gearing up for Relay For Life

Cancer stinks. And that’s putting it lightly.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »