After deciding to open up a machine shop in Turtle Lake, Neff Repair Shop’s Melinda and David Neff narrowly missed out on an opportunity to buy a shop in Turtle Lake that came complete with a lot of the equipment they would need to open up shop quickly.
Before tackling any city business Thursday night, the Underwood City Commissioners took care of some commission business – that being naming the newest member to the commission, one who would replace former commissioner Jay Snyder who recently resigned.
The board members, administration and Activities Director Wes Jacobson spent about an hour of Wednesday’s board meeting discussing the recent co-op meeting between representatives of the three schools involved in the Central McLean Cougars co-op, touching on the future of the co-op.
Coaching a dance team isn’t just about making sure the team members know the choreography and are ready to perform with a smile when they hit the floor. First-year head coach of the Underwood Comettes varsity dance team Courtney Blotske can attest to that.
Construction has stopped on the new Turtle Lake water tower, and the city leaders are working with the contractor to determine when it will be finished.
About half-way through their three years of comprehensive support directed by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, the students and staff are reaping the rewards of that support, this school year putting a lot of emphasis on improving the students’ writing capabilities.
The cost of repairs has yet to be determined, but the damage to Grimsley’s Fuel and Convenience was extensive after an Underwood man lost control of his vehicle in the early morning Thursday, driving off the roadway and hitting the northwest end of the convenience store.