Cuba News

Furnace smoke complaint dropped after homeowners present their case

A citizen’s complaint about smoke coming from a neighbor’s outdoor furnace was heard and then dismissed by the Cuba City Council, after the couple accused of the violation presented their side of the story.

Council gives the go-ahead to plans for airplane transport

This week, the Cuba City Council authorized a plan to transport a retired C-12 Huron airplane from North Carolina to Cuba, where it will be put on permanent display at the municipal airport. Transportation costs are estimated at nearly $15,000, being paid out of the Tourism Committee budget and with more than a third of the expenses already covered through private donations.

Baldwin to retire from Public Works, but not quite yet

Bob Baldwin will be stepping down from his administrative post as Cuba Public Works Director. The question is when?

Baldwin was scheduled to retire from the City of Cuba at the end of 2018, and the city took steps to initiate a search for his replacement at Public Works; but after the council approved plans to advertise for the administrative position, Baldwin informed the city that his end date would be pushed back.

Cuba woman leads local LEOs on chase, hits four cars

A Cuba woman led local law enforcement on a car chase from Steelville to Cuba on Friday, January 4. Mary Inez Edelen, 56, allegedly struck four cars – including three police vehicles – before she was finally apprehended near Myrtle Street.