Steelville News

Steelville man faces robbery and assault charges

    The Steelville man who allegedly used a gun to hit another man in the face, punched a woman several times, and shot a dog in front of a four-year-old child has been charged with six felonies and a misdemeanor as a result.

Street work raises questions for VFW post

    Local VFW Quartermaster Don Gummersheimer is questioning why the city of Steelville paved through the post’s property in recent weeks, asking if the city has plans to take over ownership of that portion of their lot. Some city officials claim the area in question is already a city street, but the public works supervisor noted he hadn’t consulted mapping before determining to have asphalt laid across the section that crosses that lot and that of the adjacent business.

Steelville nurse working to save lives in Navajo Nation

    COVID-19 is impacting the nursing industry in new ways every day and one local nurse is on the front lines, seeing those changes first hand. Anita Donal, a long-time resident of Steelville, is employed as a traveling nurse on the Mother-Baby Unit at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Schools adapt to meet COVID concerns

    School has been in session in Steelville for two weeks and, although there have been some challenges in the inclusion of virtual learning, and some related to COVID-19, overall, administrators have reported things are going well.