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April election will include school board, alderman races

    There are only three candidate races on the April ballot in Steelville at this time. Voters will select two school board members and will choose an alderman for Ward 2 in the city.

Fatal crash claims life of Steelville man

    A Steelville man was killed in a single-car crash on January 19.
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Online Traffic Crash Report stated James L. Vaughn, 78, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Deputy Coroner Nikki Bussell at 2:18 p.m.

Governor announces mass vaccination, targeted vaccination sites across the state 

On Wednesday during a briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that the Missouri National Guard will begin assisting the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and other state partners in establishing COVID-19 vaccination sites across the state.

2021 MU Computers on the Farm conference meets Feb. 8-9 via Zoom

With its virtual format, this year’s Computers on the Farm conference, Feb. 8-9, will vividly underscore the increasingly vital role of computers in agriculture.
“The topics are designed to simulate a hands-on experience for both beginner and advanced farm computer users,” says Kent Shannon, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MU assistant teaching professor.

31 new Troopers graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 31 troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy today, Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The ceremony was by invitation only due to the coronavirus guidelines; however, it was made available to the public and the media live via the Patrol’s Facebook page Facebook.com/motrooper.

Training being offered to private pesticide applicators

University of Missouri Extension will offer two training options for farmers who wish to renew or obtain their private pesticide applicator license. Online trainings or a study guide are available for certification.