Area fire departments respond to house fire near I-44 – PHOTO GALLERY

The Cuba Fire Department was the first on scene and the department in command at a residential structure fire that took place on Friday night. No one was at home at the time of the blaze, and there were no injuries reported other than one man who was treated for smoke inhalation.

Dairy Isle is Business of the Year

Dairy Isle & Grill is the 2018 Business of the Year for the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce. The iconic Main Street business has been around for many years, but it was revitalized after its purchase by David and Merrill Horner in 2012.

Chamber banquet sees end of Richter’s presidency

Steelville’s annual chamber banquet and awards presentations meeting was held on Tuesday, March 26 at Golden Echoes. The event included the installation of a new Chamber president and the announcements of the Citizen and Business of the Year award winners for 2018, in addition to thanks offered for all those who made Chamber events possible for the year.

Deadline for Cuba Chamber award nominations is Friday, April 5

Nominations for the 2019 Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet are due by Friday, April 5. The Chamber is looking for qualified individuals and members of the business community to be nominated for a variety of awards to be doled out at the awards banquet being held at Recklein Auditorium on Friday, May 3.