Cuba News

Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards

           Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce gathered at Recklein Auditorium on Friday, May 6, for the Chamber’s 26th Annual Awards Banquet. Several local citizens, businesses, and organizations were honored for their work in the community.

Feral cat problem back before city council

          The Cuba City Council has been hearing about the city’s feral cat problem for several years and got a detailed report about ongoing problems during its meeting on May 3. During her Animal Control report, Missy Mullally told the council about a new problem—people feeding cats at Hood Park.

Council approves part-time comptroller

           During its meeting on May 3, the Cuba City Council approved hiring a temporary part-time comptroller and discussed qualifications for hiring a new Public Works director. Both positions need to be filled due to the recent retirement of Comptroller Christine Nash and resignation of Public Works Director Craig Bouse.

Cuba High School students honored by Army

Lt. Col. John Grabowski, with the U.S. Army’s 31st Engineer Battalion at Ft. Leonard Wood, presented five Cuba High School students with certificates and medals last week for displaying integrity and honesty. Honored were (from left) senior Brian DeClue, sophomore Hailey Shockley, freshman Caiden Bell and Summer Stumpf and (not pictured) junior Mikayla Leija.