Central McLean News-Journal - News

Underwood School Board members voted a pay raise after finding they were not being paid comparable to area schools.

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December 25, 2008

Sub-zero temperatures

McLean County Commissioners braved the elements to get to the Dec. 22 regular meeting, with temperatures hovering near -20 degrees.

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A winter storm that blew into the area on Saturday with sub-zero wind chills, snow and nearly zero visibility didn't stop little shoppers from filling their Christmas lists.

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County commissioners had more than one opportunity during the Dec. 9 meeting to show their support and appreciation for the years of work provided by several McLean County employees.

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December 11, 2008

Santa Day adds new events

There's a whole weekend of traditional, along with some new, events planned for the Underwood Civic Club's Santa Day on Dec. 13 and Community Christmas Concert on Dec. 14.

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Congregation members of St. John's Lutheran Church are donating food and labor to put on a supper for the community and to benefit the McLean Family Resource Center's food pantry.

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Augustana Lutheran Church's Tea has been the unofficial kick-off to the Christmas season in Underwood for 50 years.

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What began as a promising venture in 2004 could have been deadly. Mel and Agnes Berg had chosen to be first-time vendors at Garrison's Dickens Village Festival.

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It has been a year of ups, downs and widely varying precipitation levels in the county.

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November 27, 2008

School board meets

Underwood's School Board met on Nov. 20 to address a relatively short agenda, which lasted just under one hour.

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