Steelville could become a destination for outdoor enthusiasts for another reason in addition to floating on area rivers. The Steelville MTB (Mountain Biking) Collective is a newly formed group pitching a bike park to the city of Steelville, and they have met with support from the council so far.
COVID-19 cases were at the lowest for the school year, reported Steelville School District Superintendent Mike Whittaker at the February 17 school board meeting. At the time, only one person was in quarantine.
Construction of a new barn at Steelville High School will offer students who may not have access to the space to house farm animals the opportunity to be involved in doing just that.
Winter hit Steelville hard over the past week, with ice hitting the area last week, then frigid temperatures and snow over the weekend and into Monday. Although the sun was out Tuesday morning, temperatures were at just one degree at 9:30 a.m. and more snow is in the forecast for Wednesday.
Steelville Drug Pharmacist Jamie Mabe gives Carol Banta, of Steelville, her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic held at Golden Echoes on Friday.