Council discusses new hiring, salary upgrade

    The city of Cuba may soon have a new “Property Management Specialist,” which could be an existing employee. Aldermen approved posted the job opening during their January 18 meeting.

Tax Form 1099-G available online for individuals who received unemployment benefits from Missouri in 2021

Individuals who received unemployment benefits from Missouri in 2021 can now view, print and download their 1099-G tax form online at

Missouri 4-H Foundation accepting scholarship applications

The Missouri 4-H Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from current or former Missouri 4-H members pursuing postsecondary study. Applications are due March 1, 2022.

Council approves recreation grant application

    A recreation grant request was approved at the January 18 meeting of the Steelville City Council, but the alderman who had expressed some negative comments about it previously was not present.

District updates Return to Learn plan

    Based on new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines regarding shortening quarantine recommendations, the St. James Board of Education has approved updating the district’s Return to Learn plan to incorporate those recommendations.

Alderman wants $400,000 dedicated to street projects

    During the January 18 meeting of the Cuba City Council, Alderman Kevin Copling announced he would like to see the city dedicate $400,000 toward street projects and a possible overpass. The council also discussed a review of voting wards using new census information.