Last updateWed, 23 Apr 2014 9am


SFPD issues burn warning

    Steelville fire personnel have been dispatched to a large number of calls for brush fires over the past several weeks, and this last week was no exception. There were a total of 15 calls to fight natural cover fires in the past week, with six on Saturday, March 15 alone.

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Two candidates running for city marshal

    Area voters will head to the polls on April 8 to decide which candidates will represent them on the school board and in city offices. The school board has six candidates running for four positions, while the city will have two contested races.

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City considers temporary utility service fee

    Temporary utility service for potential homebuyers was discussed at Monday night’s Steelville City Council meeting. Aldermen discussed implementing a new ordinance to allow for turning utilities on for a short period of time so that a building could be inspected during the process of purchasing real estate within the city.

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Major Dale A. Schmidt retiring April 1

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the retirement of Major Dale A. Schmidt, Q/SSB, after over 34 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Missouri. His retirement is effective April 1.


Check batteries in smoke detectors, SFPD urges

    With the change to Daylight Savings Time, the Steelville Fire Protection District reminds residents to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in their residences to ensure the devices are working properly. Using the spring and fall time changes as a reminder to change the batteries and test the detectors is important in reducing the chances of a life-threatening fire.

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Antique store has new owner

    All sorts of vintage bits and pieces can be found at Backwoods Antiques on Main Street in Steelville. The shop was purchased by Wayne and Judy Baumstark and is now operated with the assistance of three local women: Susan Bunch, Peggy Adams, and Janice Crisp.

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