Central McLean News-Journal - News

Folks are finding themselves taking some detours through Underwood this week as workers from Dakota Missouri Valley and Western Railroad dismantle and replace the old rail lines that travel the 11 miles starting south near Falkirk Mine and end just north of Coleharbor.

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Bringin’ the heat, knockin’ it down

Bring on the heat – 1000 degrees – we can take it.

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September 5, 2018

Meet the local Tooth Fairy

Whether that baby tooth goes under a pillow or into a glass of water to wait for the real Tooth Fairy in the middle of the night...

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Emgarten celebrates 20 years in ministry

Turtle Lake’s Pastor Randy Emgarten doesn’t like to say he’s been ministering to the folks in and around Turtle Lake and Mercer for the past 20 years.

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August 29, 2018

Tax estimates going out

Local residents will be seeing an uptick in their taxes this year according to the preliminary reports sent out by McLean County.

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The day was hot and the sun bright in the park area of the Donald and Diane Cullum home, as Legion and Auxiliary members, friends and family gathered for the dedication of John Anton Schafer’s sculpture.

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Turtle Lake-Mercer Supt. Sheila Schlafmann and Principal D’Aulan Bussman said they were ready for Tuesday morning as they expected students to start the 2018 school year with their first day of school.

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The Underwood City Commission put its money where its mouth is Monday night, offering a $40,000 line of credit to Underwood’s Warehouse Grocery to help it make improvements in an all-out effort to keep the store’s doors open.

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It’s been a good season for Tomlinson Racing.

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The August 12 fire east of Mercer was a surprise to Tom Houser, who lives in the house on the old Neff farm north of Irvin Neff’s place.

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