Steelville News

Alderwoman questions animal shelter plans

    Steelville’s City Council met in an open meeting on Monday, December 21 where Public Works Supervisor Jason Evans updated the council on the progress of the new animal shelter being built. The city has been working with local rescue organization Santana’s Hope 4 Paws in efforts to construct a new facility to house and care for unwanted or lost dogs.

Steelville Drug offering COVID-19 testing

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues worldwide, Steelville Drug is now offering Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Tests to the public. The rapid test gives results in 10 minutes making the test ideal for both employers and their staff so they know if they can go back to work or not.

Candidates are filing for April election

    Filing is underway for candidates interested in serving on local boards in the community. Those who’d like to fill a seat on the governing boards for the local school district, 911, the ambulance district, and the Salem hospital or as an alderman on the city council have until January 19 to declare their intentions to run for a position. Voters will make their selections at the April 6 Municipal Election.

2020 in Review: Watching a community persevere

    While the COVID-19 pandemic created the majority of headlines in 2020, there were also stories of local government struggles and successes, people who have devoted their lives to serving the community, elections held, and students and school personnel continuing education in different settings.