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Jeff Haldiman (Reporter)

Phone: 573-761-0254
E-mail: jhaldiman@newstribune.com
Jeff Haldiman reports on Cole County government, including the County Commission and the county's 16 offices. He also covers public safety agencies, including the Jefferson City police and fire departments, Cole County Sheriff's Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol, as well as the Cole County Associate and Circuit Courts.

Local electric crews bound for Georgia, Florida

Published Sep. 12 2017

Nearly 150 linemen from 26 Missouri electric co-ops will leave today from their respective headquarters, heading to Georgia and Florida...

Former JC man riding out hurricane in Florida home

Published Sep. 9 2017

A Jefferson City native now living in Daytona Beach has boarded up his property to prepare for Hurricane Irma.

Tributes planned to fallen firefighters

Published Sep. 8 2017

The Fire Marshal 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be Sunday as a way for firefighters and the community to honor...

160 vendors expected at 41st annual festival

Published Sep. 7 2017

The Cole County Extension's Fall Festival expects 160 vendors and 3,000 visitors at its 41st year of the event, which...

National Night Out growing in Jefferson City

Published Sep. 5 2017

Members of the Jefferson City Police Department plan to be out in neighborhoods Sept. 14 to talk about crime prevention...

Osage sheriff pleased with department's progress

Published Sep. 5 2017

Michael Bonham took over as Osage County sheriff in December and this week marks nine months since he's been on...

Dog show aims to dispel pit bulls' stigma

Published Sep. 5 2017

When most people think of a pit bull dog, the images are not usually pleasant.

3 outdoor events planned for Labor Day weekend

Published Aug. 31 2017

Jefferson City residents won't lack things to do this Labor Day weekend.

Various musical genres series makes its way to Capital City Productions

Published Aug. 31 2017

The fourth in a series of shows featuring performances of various musical genres is coming next week from Capital City...

Fire destroys Eldon restaurant

Published Aug. 28 2017

The cause for a fire that destroyed an Eldon restaurant was still under investigation as of Monday afternoon.

Former Missouri Public Safety employee suing for age discrimination

Published Aug. 26 2017

A former deputy director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety has sued the department for age discrimination.

For eclipse, traffic congestion expected for cars, phones

Published Aug. 8 2017

With the solar eclipse less than two weeks away, residents are being reminded the expected large crowds will likely affect...

Quilt auction to mark its 30th year at Rich Fountain

Published Aug. 8 2017

Several special activities are planned Aug. 13 around the 30th Annual Sacred Heart Quilt Auction in Rich Fountain.

Expected heavy rains could affect river race

Published Aug. 6 2017

If river levels don't get too high Tuesday, some 600 paddlers are scheduled to launch their boats in the Missouri...

Area law agencies assessing vehicles for carbon monoxide risk

Published Aug. 6 2017

The Jefferson City Police Department and Cole County Sheriff's Department plan to take action over concerns carbon monoxide fumes from...

Cyclists pedal around Capitol in Sunday race

Published Aug. 4 2017

It may be a little-known sporting event in Jefferson City, but the Missouri State Championship Criterium draws hundreds of people...

Volunteers still needed for eclipse

Published Aug. 3 2017

The solar eclipse is just over two weeks away and the final preparations for multiple activities continue.

United flights arrive in Mid-Missouri

Published Aug. 2 2017

The airline's first plane landed locally Tuesday, and today elected leaders will hold a ceremony marking the kickoff of United...

State Fair: No Fire Ball ride this year

Published Jul. 28 2017

The only Fire Ball ride scheduled to operate at a Missouri fair has been shut down following Wednesday's deadly accident...

JC Jaycees to host 67th annual Cole County Fair

Published Jul. 27 2017

After nearly a year of planning, the Jefferson City Jaycees will host the 67th annual installment of the Cole County...