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Jeff Haldiman (Reporter)

Phone: 573-761-0254
E-mail: jhaldiman@newstribune.com
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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.

Stormwater issues stir tempest for city

Published Sep. 23 2016

The problem has been there for decades, and how it should be handled has been debated for just as long.

Deeken: County help vital to Senior Nutrition

Published Sep. 21 2016

At the start of the year, the Cole County Commission made it known to nonprofit agencies they may not get...

Keeping the Patrol on the road, in the water

Published Sep. 18 2016

Sixteen years ago, Brad Adams was working in a private garage when he applied for and eventually was hired with...

Unilever plant celebrates anniversary at Jefferson City location

Published Sep. 18 2016

This weekend marked the celebration of 50 years for the Unilever plant operating in Jefferson City.

Dentistry on wheels

Published Sep. 17 2016

The Missouri Elks Mobile Dental Units are going on another round of visits to bring dental care to those who...

National Night Out brings officers, residents together to seek local solutions

Published Sep. 16 2016

Members of the Jefferson City Police Department went to neighborhoods around the Capital City on Thursday night to talk about...

Cole County ambulance staff getting boost

Published Sep. 15 2016

The Cole County Commission has agreed to add more staff to the county ambulance service.

JCFD makes case for home sprinklers

Published Sep. 14 2016

As Jefferson City continues updating its building codes, a change in philosophy on the installation of sprinkler systems in residences...

March for 'moral agenda'

Published Sep. 13 2016

Hundreds of faith leaders, workers and community leaders protested Monday in Jefferson City calling on politicians to support what they...

Holiday ends as it began - in traffic jam

Published Sep. 6 2016

Throughout the day on Labor Day there was a steady stream of vehicles crossing the eastbound Missouri River Bridge.

State law triggers pay bump for some county officials

Published Sep. 4 2016

The decision to fix an unnoticed change in state law, which means higher salaries for Cole County elected officials, may...

Stained Glass Theatre to present 'Songs in the Night'

Published Sep. 1 2016

The inspirational story of a blind hymn writer is the basis for an upcoming production at the Stained Glass Theatre.

Four-star general honored at Capitol

Published Aug. 26 2016

After 46 years of service, a four-star general from Missouri ended his military career Thursday afternoon in the Capitol Rotunda.

Cole County Commission hears pleas for funds in 2017 budget

Published Aug. 24 2016

Over the next few months, Cole County commissioners will be creating the budget for 2017. On Tuesday, they heard from...

Horror flick filming in Capital City

Published Aug. 21 2016

A Hollywood director came to Jefferson City in 2013 to use the old Missouri State Penitentiary as the backdrop for...

New technology tracks impaired drivers

Published Aug. 20 2016

New technology to track down drunk drivers is being used by authorities in Missouri.

State workers union wants Kay to resign

Published Aug. 18 2016

The union for state and public workers is calling for the resignation of the recently reinstated head of the Missouri...

I-70 bridge completed ahead of schedule

Published Aug. 17 2016

The project to rehabilitate the bridges that carry I-70 over the Lamine River, west of Boonville, is nearing completion two...

Heavy rains could dampen pumpkin crop

Published Aug. 13 2016

Despite heavy rain during the first days of August, pumpkin growers are still hoping for a good crop.

Rotarians treat new teachers to banquet

Published Aug. 11 2016

More than 100 new teachers were welcomed to the Jefferson City community Wednesday at a special appreciation banquet.