Steelville News

Weapons charge filed against Steelville man

    A 20-year-old Steelville man stands charged with a felony after reportedly admitting to firing shots out of his car on Sanke Road.

Superintendent announces retirement

    After eight years as superintendent—but a total of 21 years in the Steelville School District—Mike Whittaker is retiring. He has accepted a position with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and will begin as a Supervisor of Instruction on July 1.

Council approves concept of MTB trail on city property

    Steelville city council members have approved the concept of utilizing city property to construct a mountain biking trail. This will allow members of the Steelville MTB Collective to more effectively solicit donations and grant funding for the project.

Rescue group questions agreement to build new pound

    Misunderstandings and errors and lack of information were the elements of the discussion held about the construction of a new animal shelter at the April 5 Steelville City Council meeting.

Chipman hosts annual Easter egg hunt - PHOTO GALLERY

The weather was perfect on Saturday for local children to gather Easter eggs placed at the Steelville community park by Missouri Representative Jason Chipman and supporters. Chipman’s Easter Egg Hunt began at 10 a.m. on April 3 and included 10,000 Easter eggs placed in the park for children to find. There were individual areas designated for children of all ages and more than enough goodies for those in attendance.