Calling all Ducks! Preparations for the 2014 Yakin Creek Duck Race are under way! The duck race is an annual event hosted by the graduating class to gain money for their Project Graduation event.
Jazz musician Erika May Randolph is currently serving as Artist in Residence for the Steelville Arts Council. The singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist is residing in Steelville this spring as she prepares material for a public concert scheduled for Friday, May 23 at the Gallery Zeke art gallery and performance space in downtown Steelville.
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.
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.
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.