Cuba News

CMS teams finishes second at state

In its first year back in over two decades, Cuba Middle School's Odyssey of the Mind team placed second at the state tournament and has been invited to compete at the World Finals tournament in Michigan in May! A "Preview Lunch" will be held Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the Cuba Middle School cafeteria to help send the team to finals! A taco lunch will be served along with a bake sale while the teams perform their competition presentations. Entrance will be based on donations only.

Police hoping to catch spray paint vandals

Using security camera footage from the city pool, the Cuba Police Department hopes to catch a break that will help catch two vandalism suspects involved in a series of spray painting incidents last week.

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.