Jeff Haldiman

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Working his way up the ranks

After work as jailer and deputy, Lt. Aaron Bollinger leads key department for sheriff

In his 17 years at the Cole County Sheriff’s Department, Lt. Aaron Bollinger has held just about every position in the department.

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Bridge demolition to close expressway

East to west traffic on the Whitton Expressway will be disrupted during the Feb. 6 weekend when two bridges over the thoroughfare are removed as part of the Lafayette Street Interchange project.

Rural prosecutors challenge proposed changes

Six of Mid-Missouri’s 10 prosecuting attorneys are part of the nearly 40 percent of all Missouri prosecutors who don’t like two bills filed in the state Senate this year, proposing changes in Missouri’s prosecuting attorney system.

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Mall improvement plan heads to Jefferson City Council

Changes made to ease concerns of residential neighbors

After making some changes to plans following a meeting with neighbors, the Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission approved a rezoning proposal and additional proposals by the owners of Capital Mall to make improvements to their property.

Vogel files for Jefferson City mayoral race

A fourth candidate in the race for Jefferson City mayor filed for the April election on Wednesday morning.

Supreme Court blocks Welch’s early release

Larry Welch will stay in prison, for now.

$62 million Cole County budget OK’d

2 percent salary increase approved for county workers

The Cole County Commission on Monday unanimously approved a $62 million budget for 2015, a million dollar increase from 2014.

Are grand juries needed?

State Rep. Brandon Ellington, D-Kansas City, wants Missouri voters to eliminate the grand jury, and has introduced a bill for lawmakers to consider, to place a constitutional amendment on next year’s statewide general election ballot.

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Shiela Pearre — Keeping the city’s accounts straight

For Shiela Pearre, chief accountant for Jefferson City’s finance department, the job is always changing.

Date set to approve 2015 Cole County budget

By law, the county has until the end of the month to approve a budget. But, the Cole County Commission has scheduled a meeting for Jan. 12 to approve the 2015 budget.

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