Jeff Haldiman

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Cole County begins budget process

Tuesday was the deadline for departments under the Cole County Commission to have their budgets turned in as the annual budget process for the county is beginning.

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Long-time teacher continues work at Helias

Before this school year began, Brother Steven Schonhoff had been teaching sophomore English as well as religion classes at Helias Catholic High School for more than 20 years.

Cole County working to replace courthouse windows

Three bids to replace windows at the Cole County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex are under review by the County Commission.

Cole County Commission votes to roll back levy

The Cole County Commission voted to roll back the county’s general fund levy for 2016 and keep the road and bridge levy at its current level.

Cole County looks to sell Renns Lake

The Cole County Commission has been discussing selling some county-owned property deemed no longer necessary, including Renns Lake, since February.

Council starts debating on utility tax

A document of proposed changes to the 2016 Jefferson City budget generated considerable discussion at Monday night’s Budget Committee meeting at City Hall.

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Meeting the challenge

In the 10 months since coming on board as the Rape and Abuse Crisis Service (RACS) director, Alden Henrickson has learned how complicated the issue of domestic violence is and how complicated it is to fund the shelter.

Motorists should prepare for more changes

Beginning Thursday, work on the new Lafayette Interchange project in Jefferson City will bring changes for motorists traveling both directions on U.S. 50/63 in Jefferson City.

Deal approved for Cole County website upgrade

Cole County commissioners approved a contract Tuesday to move forward with its July decision to upgrade the county’s website.

Numbers being crunched for Cole County budget talks

Over the next few months, Cole County commissioners will craft the county budget for 2016. They are looking at budgets from department heads under their direct supervision.

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