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Madeleine Leroux (Reporter)

Phone: 573-761-0247

Searching for ways to help

Published Jul. 25 2016

Lisa Deutsch has worked for years in Jefferson City, using her position to find new ways to help the community...

Mayor to present draft Jefferson City budget for 2017

Published Jul. 24 2016

This week, the Jefferson City Council will begin discussions on the draft 2017 budget, which will be presented by Mayor...

Adrian's Island riverfront project moving forward

Published Jul. 24 2016

Access to Adrian's Island may be just around the corner.

Cole County Commission approves funding for 911 upgrades

Published Jul. 20 2016

The Jefferson City Police Department is planning for upgrades to its 911 operations.

Comley appointed interim city attorney

Published Jul. 19 2016

Local attorney Mark Comley will be the interim city attorney for Jefferson City, after current City Attorney Drew Hilpert's last...

City attorney selection process moves forward

Published Jul. 13 2016

Jefferson City is looking for a new city attorney and a dedicated committee is expected to begin interviewing candidates next...

Comley expected to be appointed interim city attorney

Published Jul. 13 2016

Jefferson City officials are expected to appoint an interim city attorney as they prepare for the departure of the current...

Sales tax receipts exceed projections

Published Jul. 13 2016

For the second month in a row, Jefferson City's sales taxes have exceeded projections in all three categories.

Safety study suggests Missouri Boulevard improvements

Published Jul. 10 2016

A new safety assessment of Missouri Boulevard found what many Jefferson City residents already know — improvements are needed for...

17 apply for Jefferson City attorney position

Published Jul. 10 2016

Jefferson City is preparing to hire a new city attorney.

Jefferson City Council to consider community wellness commission

Published Jul. 7 2016

The Jefferson City Council will consider a new community wellness commission after a few final tweaks were made to the...

Missouri Boulevard sidewalk project to start this week

Published Jul. 5 2016

Upgrades to sidewalks on Missouri Boulevard will begin later this week, after the Jefferson City Council approved an agreement to...

Stormwater in Jefferson City: $15 million problem

Published Jul. 3 2016

Jefferson City is dealing with a serious issue below the surface.

Tobacco21 group continues push for higher tobacco age

Published Jul. 1 2016

A proposal to increase the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Jefferson City may...

More than 100 compete in Missouri River Freedom Race

Published Jun. 26 2016

Spending more than six hours paddling down the Missouri River, racers were met with cheers Saturday afternoon as they reached...

Truman Hotel TIF: What happens next?

Published Jun. 26 2016

Though proposed plans for the Truman Hotel were rejected by a city commission last week, the proposal could still move...

Jefferson City proposes sign code changes

Published Jun. 24 2016

Jefferson City is overhauling its sign code, after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling threw its existing regulations into question.

Stadium/Jefferson project to start next month

Published Jun. 21 2016

After some discussion over which bid should be selected, the Jefferson City Council approved a contract with Lehman Construction for...

What can be expected from Jefferson City's salary study?

Published Jun. 19 2016

Jefferson City is in the process of evaluating its pay structure, job descriptions and benefits, with results expected by mid-fall.

Jefferson City salary study moves forward

Published Jun. 14 2016

Jefferson City's planned salary study is moving forward with recommendations expected to be ready for the City Council in no...