Last updateFri, 21 Nov 2014 2pm


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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Community Bettermen judges visit Steelville

    Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) judges visited Steelville on Monday, September 8, as part of the annual awards competition for the current year (July 2013 to July 2014). This visit allows community members to showcase the projects that have been accomplished this past year and submitted for consideration for this year’s awards.

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Emergency responders hold 9/11 memorial service

    Steelville public safety agencies gathered at the Yadkin Creek Square on Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and honor the heroes who gave their lives on that day.

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SFPD assists with landing zones

    The Steelville Fire Protection District responded to the following calls between September 2 and 8:
    • September 4—Two EMS assists: Two landing zone set-ups in Steelville for North Crawford County Ambulance, one requiring assistance at the scene on Highway 8 just before Highway T.

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Harvest Festival week went well

    Harvest Festival 2014 is in the books and the 50th anniversary of the yearly event sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce was one filled with fun for the Steelville community. Activities started on Tuesday after Labor Day and continued throughout the week to conclude on Sunday. The weather was cooperative, and many people contributed their time and talents to make the festival a success.

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1925 bank robbery reenacted during Harvest Festival - PHOTO GALLERY

    Shots rang out from the windows and rooftops of downtown Steelville businesses on Saturday as part of the reenactment of the infamous Steelville bank robbery of 1925. The gunfight on Main Street was all part of the true story of bank robbers confronted by a sheriff’s posse when they attempted to make off with $3,095 from the Farmers Bank.

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