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Severe weather will happen, and eventually it will affect you in some way. So the only thing you can do is to try and be prepared the best you can. There are no easy answers to the many questions and problems that can arise. You have to prepare for your situation with the resources you have available.


Cuba man facing meth charges

    Noel Edward Tatkenhorst, 23, of Cuba, stands charged with class B felony attempt to manufacture a controlled substance, and class B felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. The charges stem from an investigation conducted by a task force officer with the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department.

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Mayor hopes sales tax will be renewed so projects can continue

Ray Mortimeyer wants your vote on election day—and not just for mayor. Mortimeyer, who is running unopposed in the Cuba mayoral race, is actively politicking in favor of renewing the city’s half-cent sales tax for capital improvements. 

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Cuba teachers getting stipends, raises

Teachers at Cuba R-2 Schools have reason to rejoice, as the school board has awarded staff bonuses for the 2013-14 school year and a salary bump for certified staff in the 2014-15 budget. The moves were taken at last week’s board of education meeting.

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Manhunt leads to arrest without incident

Cuba police arrested a felon for illegal possessing a firearm last week, following an all-day manhunt in the Mapleshade Gardens subdivision. After canvassing the area for several hours, the suspect was taken into custody without resistance or injury to anyone. The man was later charged with unlawful gun possession and second-degree rape.

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