Cuba News

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.

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.

California men arrested with drugs

    Three California men face felony charges in Crawford County after attempting to evade law enforcement on Interstate 44 on New Year’s Day. The three were traveling in two separate cars and tried to escape but were unsuccessful.

Council approves security request, contracts

    Additional security measures could soon be in place at the city’s new mechanic shop and tree trimming work should be underway soon. A motion to install cameras and an alarm system for the former MEPCO building and contracts for tree trimming were approved during the first Cuba City Council meeting of the new year.

School district seeing increased illnesses

    The Cuba School District is currently dealing with an increase in illnesses among both students and staff throughout its campus. All of it, however, is not strictly related to COVID-19.