City prepared to begin using new utility bill dropbox

After approving policies for the handling of outdoor drop box payments, the city is one step closer to allowing its utility customers to begin using the new utility bill payment location, which is in the parking lot area adjacent to Cuba City Hall.

Cuba Fire District responds to pair of tractor-trailer incidents

The Cuba Fire Department was called to respond to two different incidents on Interstate 44 involving tractor-trailers. One of them was a hazmat scene, and both accidents required the interstate to be shut down for some time while they were being worked.

City officials sworn in at council meeting

Winners in the April 2 Municipal Election were sworn in as city officials at a meeting of the Cuba City Council held on April 4. At that same meeting, Mayor Ray Mortimeyer had his list of mayoral appointments approved by the newly-seated council.

After the city council conducted a few items of old business, including the formal acceptance of Tuesday’s election results, the new officials took their oaths of office during a swearing-in ceremony conducted by City Clerk Christine Nash. They were then seated, and the meeting continued with new council business.

Cuba alumni wins ADA Health Literacy Essay Contest

By Kimber Solana
    Caitlin Rosemann believes the way dentists communicate with their patients can be a determining factor for either poor or great oral health.
    “I’ve seen times where patients don’t make informed decisions for treatment plans just because they don’t fully understand what is being described to them,” said Ms. Rosemann, a second-year dental student at A.T. Still University – Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health.

Dance Team wraps up season with several wins

    The Cuba Wildcat Golden Line Dance Team performed at half-time for all girls and boys basketball home games, traveled to St. James to perform at the District tournament, and competed at four dance competitions this season.