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Community Building rental fees increased

    The cost to rent the Steelville Community Building will increase after aldermen voted to raise the fees charged at their last council meeting, held on September 15. The decision was made after discussion about ensuring the building was cleaned appropriately between rentals, especially on weekends.

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Firemen helped with Riverat Challenge

    The Steelville Fire Protection District responded to the following calls between September 9 and 22:

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Pumpkin event is set for Oct. 4

    Celebrate fall with fun activities for children!
    A free children’s pumpkin event will be held at the Yadkin Creek Community Garden in Steelville (on Highway 8, next to H&R Block) on Saturday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Vietnam veteran thanks students for their work honoring soldiers

    Vietnam veteran Gary Gilliam visited Steelville Middle School students to express his appreciation for the work they are doing to honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Gilliam, who is from Potosi, came to visit Jennifer Whitson’s Current Events class September 16 to tell them how the work they are doing to recognize his fellow soldiers makes such a difference.

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Retiring queen recently competed at state fair

    Kelsie Booker, crowned both as Harvest Festival Queen in 2013, and then as Crawford County Fair Queen in 2014, competed in the Missouri State Fair queen contest early in August. She was one of 57 contestants,and an unofficial ranking placed her at number 14 out of the group.

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Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

    “Run, kayak, get messy” was the theme for the Riverat Challenge held in Steelville on Saturday. The event featured a two-mile run, just over a two-and-a-half mile float, and another half-mile run to a mud-filled obstacle course before the finish line. The challenge was held as a fundraiser to help with improvements needed for the track at the Community Park. The event raised $4,202, with the help of the 110 people who participated.

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